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Table 7 Behaviors (Respondent had...). Odds ratio, z, p(z), and 95% confidence intervals by gender and year of interview of logistic models

From: The end of “Catholic” sexuality in Italy?

Gender of respondent Year Religiosity Odds ratio z p(z) 95% CI
Lower Upper
Sexual intercourse before age 18
 Male 2000 Not religious 1.000
Religious 0.699 z = −3.37 p = 0.001 0.567 0.861
2017 Not religious 1.628 z = 4.78 p < 0.001 1.333 1.989
Religious 1.263 z = 2.11 p = 0.035 1.017 1.567
 Female 2000 Not religious 1.163 z = 1.27 p = 0.204 0.922 1.466
Religious 0.651 z = −4.24 p < 0.001 0.533 0.794
2017 Not religious 2.282 z = 7.68 p < 0.001 1.848 2.817
Religious 1.441 z = 3.38 p = 0.001 1.166 1.782
Cheated on his/her partner
 Male 2000 Not religious 1.000
Religious 0.945 z = −0.41 p = 0.684 0.719 1.242
2017 Not religious 0.878 z = −0.98 p = 0.325 0.676 1.139
Religious 0.833 z = −1.24 p = 0.214 0.625 1.111
 Female 2000 Not religious 0.475 z = −4.30 p < 0.001 0.339 0.667
Religious 0.365 z = −6.61 p < 0.001 0.271 0.492
2017 Not religious 0.559 z = −3.95 p < 0.001 0.418 0.746
Religious 0.321 z = −6.88 p < 0.001 0.232 0.444
At least one homosexual experience
 Male 2000 Not religious 1.000
Religious 0.975 z = −0.12 p = 0.904 0.646 1.471
2017 Not religious 1.160 z = 0.77 p = 0.443 0.794 1.695
Religious 1.464 z = 1.81 p = 0.071 0.968 2.212
 Female 2000 Not religious 0.944 z = −0.26 p = 0.798 0.606 1.470
Religious 0.564 z = −2.70 p = 0.007 0.372 0.854
2017 Not religious 3.662 z = 6.99 p < 0.001 2.544 5.270
Religious 1.992 z = 3.49 p < 0.001 1.352 2.935
  1. Source: authors’ elaboration on SIS and SELFY survey data
  2. The reference category is being male, interviewed in the year 2000, not religious. Significance levels: in bold confidence intervals of Religious that do not overlap the confidence intervals of Not religious