Table 3

Results of regression analyses predicting history of STI and HIV positive or unknown status of sexual partner
History of STI (other than HIV) in the past 12 months HIV status of partner is positive or unknown
UOR (95% CI) AOR1 (95% CI) UOR (95% CI) AOR2 (95% CI)
Socio-economic factors
Age (years) 1.12 (1.00-1.04) --- 1.00 (0.98-1.02) ---
Education (years) 0.93 (0.86-1.01) --- 0.88 (0.82-0.94)*** 0.91 0.84-0.99)*
Single (Base = married) 1.04 (0.77-1.40) --- 1.18 (0.93-1.48) ---
Obstetrics
Number of own children 1.18 (1.03-1.34)* 1.10 (0.99-1.24) 1.07 (0.96-1.19) ---
Number of antenatal care visits 0.97 (0.88-1.06) --- 1.02 (0.95-1.09) ---
Current pregnancy not planned (Base = planned) 0.95 (0.73-1.25) --- 1.75 (1.41-2.17)*** 1.73 (1.36-2.20)***
Father accompany to antenatal clinic (Base = No) 1.11 (0.83-1.49) --- 0.56 (0.44-0.70)*** 0.53 (0.41-0.69)***
HIV related variables
HIV knowledge scores 1.12 (0.98-1.27) --- 0.94 (0.85-1.04) ---
Belief ARVs can cure HIV (Base = No) 0.90 (0.64-1.27) --- 1.51 (1.11-2.05)** 1.41 (1.00-1.97)*
Belief in someone treated with ARVs cannot transmit the HIV virus (Base = No) 1.58 (1.12-2.23)** 1.24 (0.97-2.11) 0.96 (0.74-1.25) ---
HIV positive (Base = HIV negative) 2.13 (1.56-2.91)*** 1.94 (1.39-2.72)*** 5.17 (3.57-7.48)*** 5.01 (3.42-7.34)***
Psychosocial distress and alcohol use
Past month (any) alcohol use (Base = No) 1.29 (0.75-2.20) --- 1.33 (0.84-2.09 ---
Physical partner violence in the past 6 months (Base = No) 2.90 (1.94-4.34)*** 2.08 (1.32-3.30)*** 1.07 (0.73-1.57) ---
Psychological distress (Kessler 10 ≥ 28 scores) (Base = <28 scores) 2.19 (1.60-2.99)** 1.84 (1.29-2.62)*** 1.17 (0.88-1.54) ---

1Hosmer-Lemeshow χ2 = 7.97, p = 0 .335; Nagelkerke R2 = 0.07; 2Hosmer-Lemeshow χ2 = 7.49, p = 0 .485; Nagelkerke R2 = 0.15; UOR = Crude Odds Ratio; AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio; CI = Confidence Interval.

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