Table 3

Determinants of disclosure to partners
Variable uRR [95% CI] p value aRR [95% CI]1 p value aRR [95% CI]2 p value
Gender female 1 1 1
male 1.43 [1.18-1.75] <0.001 1.22 [1.02-1.46] 0.026 1.06 [0.87-1.31] 0.563
Age 1.01 [1.00-1.02] 0.042 1.01 [1.00-1.02] 0.017 1.01 [1.00-1.02] 0.030
Education <primary 1 1 1
> = primary 1.49 [1.21-1.85] <0.001 1.12 [0.90-1.40] 0.305 1.02 [0.81-1.29] 0.842
Setting of recruitment rural 1 1 1
urban 1.85 [1.43-2.40] <0.001 1.28 [0.99-1.64] 0.056 1.23 [0.96-1.59] 0.107
Presence of symptoms requiring treatment no 1 1 1
yes 0.76 [0.58-0.99] 0.045 0.81 [0.62-1.06] 0.128 0.75 [0.58-0.98] 0.032
Self-stigma no 1 1 1
yes 1.20 [0.97-1.48] 0.101 0.94 [0.79-1.11] 0.454 n/a n/a
Membership in support groups no 1 1 1
yes 0.52 [0.39-0.72] <0.001 0.65 [0.49-0.86] 0.003 0.67 [0.51-0.88] 0.004
Country of recruitment Malawi 1 n/a n/a 1
Kenya 2.84 [2.12-3.79] <0.001 n/a n/a 2.05 [1.49-2.82] <0.001
Uganda 2.37 [1.71-3.29] <0.001 n/a n/a 1.74 [1.21-2.50] 0.003
Burkina Faso 2.19 [1.54-3.10] <0.001 n/a n/a 1.89 [1.29-2.75] 0.001

Legend: uRR [95% CI]: unadjusted risk ratio and 95% confidence interval; aRR [95% CI]: adjusted risk ratio and 95% confidence interval; <primary: incomplete primary education or no education; > = primary: complete primary education and above; n/a: not applicable. Adjusted RR are presented: 1 adjusted for country of recruitment only; 2 multivariate model including gender, age, membership in support groups, and country of recruitment.

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Hardon et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:589   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-589

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