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Table 2 Logistic regression of factors influencing HIV testing among 115 women counselled on HIV, 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 18(22) 65(78) 1.0  
Urban 10(31) 22(69) 1.6(0.7 – 4.1)  
Age of mother     
15 – 24 years 15(27) 40(73) 1.0  
25 – 45 years 13(22) 47(78) 0.7(0.3 – 1.7)  
Education of mother     
0 – 7 years 16(21) 61(79) 1.0  
8 years or more 12(32) 26(68) 1.8(0.7 – 4.2)  
Occupation of mother     
Agriculture 23(23) 75(77) 1.0  
Other 5(29) 12(71) 1.4(0.4 – 4.3)  
Radio ownership     
No 4(15) 23(85) 1.0  
Yes 23(28) 58(72) 2.3(0.7 – 7.3)  
Religion of mother     
Muslim 16(24) 50(76) 1.0  
Christian 12(24) 37(76) 1.0(0.4 – 2.4)  
Marital status     
Married/cohabiting 24(24) 78(76) 1.0  
Single/widowed 4(31) 9(69) 1.4(0.4 – 5.1)  
Parity     
Multipara 16(18) 71(82) 1.0  
Primipara 12(43) 16(57) 3.3(1.3 – 8.4) 3.3(1.3 – 8.4)
Delivery in a health facility?     
No 8(14) 50(86) 1.0  
Yes 20(35) 37(65) 3.4(1.3 – 8.5)  
Who is your primary confidant?     
Another woman 17(22) 62(78) 1.0  
Husband 5(33) 10(67) 1.8(0.5 – 6.1)  
Age of husband     
18 – 24 years 2(17) 10(83) 1.0  
25 years or more 19(29) 46(71) 2.1(0.4–10.3)  
Education of husband     
0 – 7 years 11(24) 34(76) 1.0  
8 years or more 11(24) 34(76) 1.0(0.4 – 2.5)  
Do you fear to test for HIV?     
No 25(26) 72(74) 1.0  
Yes 3(17) 15(83) 0.6(0.2 – 2.2)