Table 2

Logistic regression analysis of HIV status with respect to potential predictors

Variable

HIV Positive#

Univariate Analysis

Multivariate Analysis

N (%)

ORa

95% CIb

P-value

ORc

95% CI

P-value


All

1473 (68.5)

Health Facility

Faith-based

694 (61.7)

1

-

-

1

-

-

Public

779 (76.0)

1.97

(1.63 - 2.37)

0.000

2.08

(1.66 - 2.61)

0.000d

Sex

Male

700 (64.0)

1

-

-

1

-

-

Female

773 (73.1)

1.53

(1.27 - 1.84)

0.000

1.78

(1.45 - 2.19)

0.000

Age Group

0-14

44 (48.4)

1

-

-

1

-

-

15-29

428 (58.5)

1.51

(0.98 - 2.34)

0.065

2.16

(1.33 - 3.50)

0.002

30-44

754 (81.3)

4.66

(2.99 - 7.25)

0.000

7.28

(4.47 - 11.87)

0.000

45-59

208 (72.0)

2.74

(1.69 - 4.45)

0.000

3.90

(2.31 - 6.60)

0.000

≥ 60

39 (34.8)

0.57

(0.32 - 1.00)

0.052

0.70

(0.38 - 1.28)

0.249

Residence

Rural

756 (68.0)

1

-

-

1

-

-

Urban

717 (69.0)

1.05

(0.87 - 1.25)

0.631

0.72

(0.58 - 0.89)

0.003

Category of Patients

Others*

143 (79.0)

1

-

-

1

-

-

New

1330 (67.5)

0.55

(0.38 - 0.80)

0.002

0.58

(0.39 - 0.87)

0.008

TB Type

EPTB

206 (60.2)

1

-

-

1

-

-

SNPTB

417 (81.3)

2.87

(2.10 - 3.91)

0.000

3.03

(2.16 - 4.25)

0.000

SPPTB

850 (65.6)

1.26

(0.99 - 1.61)

0.064

1.13

(0.86 - 1.49)

0.387


a- crude odds ratio

b- 95% confidence interval

c- adjusted odds ratio

d- significant values are highlighted

*Others - Includes treatment failure, treatment default, transferred in from another facility and relapse cases

# Denominator is the total number of patients tested for HIV (2150)

Njozing et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:129   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-129

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