Table 3

Socioeconomic characteristics, sexual behavior, HIV status and HR-HPV infection among screened and unscreened women
Variable Participated in the screening program N=890 Did not participate in the screening program N=845 OR (95% CI) Adjusted* OR (95% CI)
Age
25-34 259(29.1) 332(39.3) 1 1
35-44 340(38.2) 304(36.0) 1.43(1.14-1.18) 1.53(1.19-2.01)
45-59 291(32.7) 209(24.7) 1.78(1.39-2.29) 2.14(1.56-2.90)
Parity
0 79(8.9) 113(13.4) 1 1
1-2 307(34.5) 319(37.8) 1.38(0.99-1.91) 1.34(0.94-1.90)
3-4 293(33.0) 265(31.4) 1.58(1.43-4.32) 1.19(0.82-1.74)
≥ 5 210(23.6) 148(17.5) 2.02(1.42-2.89) 1.28(0.84-1.96)
Educational Level
No formal education 74(8.3) 49(5.8) 1.50(0.97-2.23) 1.96(1.23-3.17)
Primary school 529(59.4) 516(61.1) 1.01(0.81-1.23) 1.06(0.50-1.51)
Sec school and above 287(32.2) 280(33.1) 1 1
Age at 1stsexual intercourse
≤15 87(9.8) 89(10.5) 0.81(0.56-1.61) 0.75(0.49-1.15)
16-20 614(68.9) 600(71.0) 0.96(0.69-1.31) 0.83(0.63-1.09)
≥21 189(21.2) 156(18.5) 1 1
No. of Sexual partners
≤1 334(37.5) 313(37.0) 1 1
2-3 376(42.2) 341(40.4) 1.03(0.83-1.29) 1.07(0.85-1.36)
≥4 180(20.2) 191(22.6) 0.94(0.68-1.15) 0.88(0.66-1.17)
HIV status
Positive 107(12.0) 74(8.8) 1.51(1.08-2.06) 1.59(1.14-2.25)
Negative 694(78.0) 715(84.6) 1
Missing 89(10.0) 56(6.6)
HR-HPV
Positive 128(17.8) 169(18.0) 1.06(0.84-1.36) 0.95(0.72-1.36)
Negative 634(75.8) 688(81.4.) 1
Missing 57(6.4) 5(0.6)

*We adjusted for age, parity, education, age of 1st sexual intercourse, no of sexual partners, HIV status and HR-HPV.

Kahesa et al.

Kahesa et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1055   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1055

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