Table 2

Associations of testing uptake with baseline characteristics of 112 smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients included in a study on HIV test uptake, Kampala, 2007

Had HIV test

Univariable analysis

Multivariable analysis

Yes

No

Variable

N (%)

N (%)

Unadjusted Odds Ratio

95% CI

Adjusted Odds ratio

95% CI

p-value


Age

≤ 25 years

18 (48.7)

19 (51.3)

1

-

1

-

26-33 years

12 (33.3)

24 (66.7)

0.53

0.20-1.36

0.10

0.02-0.45

> 33 years

15 (38.5)

24 (61.5)

0.66

0.27-1.64

0.48

0.14-1.65

    0.004

Sex

Male

24 (39.3)

37 (60.7)

1

-

1

-

Female

21 (41.2)

30 (58.8)

1.08

0.50-2.30

3.42

1.02-11.40

    0.037

Education level

Low

24 (40.0)

36 (60.0)

1

High

21 (40.4)

31 (59.6)

1.02

0.47-2.17

-

-

-

Employment status

Unemployed

9 (25.7)

26 (74.3)

1

-

1

-

Employed

36 (46.8)

41 (53.2)

0.39

0.16-0.95

0.20

0.05-0.76

    0.012

Household wealth

Lower tertile

15 (40.5)

22 (59.5)

1

Middle tetile

13 (35.1)

24 (64.9)

0.79

0.31-2.04

-

-

-

Higher tertile

17 (44.7)

21 (55.3)

1.19

0.47-2.97

-

-

-

Health Facility at which TB was diagnosed

KCC clinic

16 (21.6)

58 (78.4)

1

-

1

-

Hospital

29 (76.3)

9 (23.7)

11.68

4.61-29.62

24.22

6.69-87.73

    <0.001

Previous HIV testing

No

28 (56.0)

22 (44.0)

1

-

1

-

Yes

17 (27.9)

44 (72.1)

0.30

0.14-0.67

0.15

0.05-0.48

    <0.001


Adjusted odds ratios: adjusted for all other variables in the model. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval.

Sendagire et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:177   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-177

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