Table 4

Generalized linear mixed model results (outcome: RDT acceptance; fixed effects: parameters; random effects: village)
Accept malaria diagnosis with an RDT (first use) Accept malaria diagnosis with an RDT (further use)
Parameters OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Blood is sacred body fluid 0.47 (0.01-17.5) 0.42 (0.12-1.52)
Blood keeps life in the body 3.61 (0.15-86.3) 7.16 (0.48-107.7)
Malaria is inside the blood
 Yes 0.89 (0.07-11.0) 2.55 (0.63-10.3)
 Don’t know 0.53 (0.01-23.1) 1.07 (0.18-6.40)
Blood sample for medical test 5.30 (0.37-75.3) 8.31 (2.22-31.1)*
Utility of an RDT 3.64 (0.28-47.5) 0.18 (0.03-1.13)
Reason to have (or not) a malaria test done
 Free of charge 1.00 1.00
 Fear 0.001 (0–0.12) 0.007 (0–0.40)*
 Know HIV status 0.004 (0–0.22) 0.005 (0–0.30)*
Knowledge about HIV
 HIV test knowledge 6.28 (0.09-432.9) 1.70 (0.30-9.51)
 HIV testing 0.31 (0.02-5.32) 0.61 (0.15-2.59)
Reason to have (or not) an HIV test done
 Fear 1.00 1.00
 Curiosity 7.79 (0.11-534.6) 20.72 (0.55-781.1)
Difference between malaria and HIV test 0.22 (0–10.2) 0.16 (0.02-1.09)
HIV test rather than malaria test
 Yes 0.48 (0–51.9) 16.61 (1.03-268.5)*
 Don’t know 0.89 (0.01-90.9) 1.88 (0.13-26.4)

CI: confidence interval, OR: odds ratio, *statistically significant difference (95% CI does not include OR of 1.00).

Comoé et al.

Comoé et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1089   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1089

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