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Table 3 The odds of lacking comprehensive knowledge of HIV, comparing men aged 20–49 who were married by age 18 with those married at or after 18 (reference group)

From: Child marriage among boys in high-prevalence countries: an analysis of sexual and reproductive health outcomes

Country Percentage of men who lack comprehensive knowledge of HIV Unadjusted odds ratios (Model 1) Odds ratios adjusted for age (Model 2) Odds ratios adjusted for age and household wealth (Model 3)
Married by age 18 Married at/after 18 Odds ratio P value Odds ratio P value Odds ratio P value
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
N = 2999
78.0 (71.2–83.6) 74.7 (72.3–77.0) 1.20 (0.82–1.76) 0.345 1.23 (0.84–1.80) 0.289 1.11 (0.74–1.66) 0.603
P = 0.344
Central African Republic
N = 3455
76.1 (72.6–79.2) 75.0 (72.7–77.1) 1.06 (0.86–1.31) 0.585 1.05 (0.85–1.31) 0.633 1.10 (0.88–1.37) 0.405
P = 0.585
Comoros
N = 1101
81.3 (73.7–87.1) 70.7 (65.9–75.0) 1.80 (1.12–2.91) 0.016 1.71 (1.06–2.74) 0.027 1.61 (1.01–2.58) 0.046
P = 0.015
Cuba
N = 3125
41.6 (33.4–50.3) 36.6 (33.1–40.3) 1.18 (0.81–1.73) 0.391 1.18 (0.81–1.74) 0.387
P = 0.273
Guatemala
N = 7242
81.2 (77.5–84.4) 72.4 (70.8–73.9) 1.53 (1.22–1.91) < 0.001 1.52 (1.21–1.90) < 0.001 1.18 (0.94–1.49) 0.159
P < 0.001
Guyana
N = 1050
61.1 (44.2–75.7) 44.5 (40.0–49.3) 1.95 (0.95–4.02) 0.069 1.92 (0.93–3.96) 0.078 1.76 (0.91–3.45) 0.095
P = 0.065
Honduras
N = 3788
68.6 (63.9–72.9) 66.7 (64.4–69.1) 1.08 (0.86–1.37) 0.492 1.12 (0.89–1.41) 0.345 1.03 (0.81–1.31) 0.831
P = 0.492
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
N = 7832
78.3 (75.0–81.2) 68.0 (66.2–69.8) 1.69 (1.40–2.05) < 0.001 1.69 (1.40–2.05) < 0.001 1.32 (1.09–1.60) 0.005
P < 0.001
Madagascar
N = 4236
85.1 (81.2–88.4) 73.2 (71.4–75.0) 2.10 (1.55–2.83) < 0.001 1.97 (1.46–2.67) < 0.001 1.87 (1.38–2.54) < 0.001
P < 0.001
Mozambique
N = 2627
55.6 (46.4–64.5) 48.3 (45.6–51.0) 1.28 (0.88–1.86) 0.202 1.34 (0.91–1.96) 0.136 1.29 (0.89–1.87) 0.184
P = 0.121
Nepal
N = 2648
79.4 (75.1–83.1) 71.4 (68.5–74.2) 1.54 (1.14–2.08) 0.005 1.54 (1.14–2.09) 0.005 1.27 (0.94–1.71) 0.125
P = 0.005
Thailand
N = 14583
57.4 (52.4–62.2) 48.7 (46.6–50.8) 1.42 (1.15–1.75) 0.001 1.40 (1.14–1.73) 0.002 1.33 (1.08–1.64) 0.008
P = 0.001
  1. Nicaragua could not be included in this analysis because questions on knowledge of HIV included in that survey differed, making results incomparable with the standard indicator used