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Table 1 Frequency distribution and logistic regression of factors influencing HIV testing of 457 women, Mbale, Uganda

From: Antenatal HIV testing in rural eastern Uganda in 2003: incomplete rollout of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programme?

Variable Tested n (%) Did not test n (%) Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Residence     
Rural 24(07) 309(93) 1.0  
Urban 21(17) 103(83) 2.6(1.4 – 4.9) 2.7(1.3 – 5.8)
Age of mother     
15 – 24 years 24(10) 214(90) 1.0  
25 – 45 years 21(10) 198(90) 0.9(0.5 – 1.8)  
Education of mother     
0 – 7 years 24(07) 300(93) 1.0  
8 years or more 21(16) 112(84) 2.3(1.3 – 4.4)  
Occupation of mother     
Agriculture 36(09) 364(91) 1.0  
Other 9(16) 48(84) 1.9(0.9 – 4.2)  
Radio ownership     
No 6(06) 97(94) 1.0  
Yes 35(11) 285(89) 2.0(0.8 – 4.9)  
Religion of mother     
Muslim 23(08) 254(92) 1.0  
Christian 22(12) 158(88) 1.5(0.8 – 2.9)  
Marital status     
Married/cohabiting 39(09) 379(91) 1.0  
Single/widowed 6(15) 33(85) 1.8(0.7 – 4.5)  
Parity     
Multipara 25(07) 332(93) 1.0  
Primipara 20(20) 80(80) 3.3(1.8 – 6.3) 2.6(1.2 – 5.8)
Delivery in a health facility?     
No 14(06) 227(94) 1.0  
Yes 31(14) 185(86) 2.7(1.4 – 5.3)  
Who is your primary confidant?     
Another woman 27(09) 272(91) 1.0  
Husband 10(17) 50(83) 2.0(0.9 – 4.4) 2.3(1.0 – 5.5)
Age of husband     
18 – 24 years 4(06) 65(94) 1.0  
25 years or more 31(12) 229(88) 2.2(0.7 – 6.5)  
Education of husband     
0 – 7 years 14(07) 198(93) 1.0  
8 years or more 21(13) 139(87) 2.1(1.1 – 4.3)  
Do you fear to test for HIV?     
No 40(11) 335(89) 1.0  
Yes 5(06) 76(94) 0.6(0.2 – 1.4)  
HIV counselling     
No 17(05) 325(95) 1.0  
Yes 28(24) 87(76) 6.5(3.4–12.5) 6.2(2.9–13.2)