Table 3

Attitudes of PLWHA towards HIV/AIDS associated oral lesions
Variables Attitude Chi-square Correlation
Positive n = 172(64%) Negative n = 98(36%)
Gender Male 110(61%) 70(39%) P = 0.210 RS = .076
P = 0.212
Female 62(69%) 28(31%)
Age (mean age) 39 38 P = 0.307 RS = .044
P = 0.474
Marital status Married 78(64%) 44(36%) P = 0.871 RS = −.008
P = 0.902
Single 50(63%) 29(37%)
Separated 3(75%) 1(25%)
Divorced 3(50%) 3 (50%)
Widow 0 0
Education Level Primary 44(59%) 31(41%) P = 0.415 RS = .080
P = 0.191
Secondary 103(64%) 57(36%)
University 25(71%) 10(29%)
Duration of HIV illness 0-to 6 months 7(77%) 2(23%) P = 0.850 RS = −.021
P = 0.733
6-12 months 14(64%) 8(36%)
1-3 years 55(63%) 32(37%)
4 years and above 96(63%) 56(37%)

Khan et al.

Khan et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:850   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-850

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