Table 4

Practices of PLWHA towards seeking professional care
Variables Practices Chi-square Correlation
Seeking professional care n = 178(66%) Not seeking professional care n = 92(34%)
Gender Male 118(66%) 62(34%) P = 0.856 RS = .011 P = .857
Female 60(67%) 30(33%)
Age Mean age 38 39 P = 0.175 RS = −.021 P = 0.732
Marital status Married 79(65%) 43(35%) P = 0.415 RS = −.024 P = 0.695
Single 92(67%) 46(33%)
Separated 4(100%) 0
Divorced 3(50%) 3(50%)
Widow 0 0
Education Level Primary 48(64%) 27(36%) P = 0.214 RS = −.026 P = 0.670
Secondary 111(69%) 49(31%)
University 19(54%) 16(46%)
Duration of HIV illness 0-to 6 months 4(44%) 5(56%) P = 0.107 RS = −.042 P = 0.490
6-12 months 19(86%) 3(14%)
1-3 years 57(66%) 30(34%)
4 years and above 98(64%) 54(36%)

Khan et al.

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

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