Table 4

Logistic regression of independent factors associated with pre-test counselling among 780 men in Kasese district, Uganda, 2005

Variable

Pre-test counselled

n (%)

Not pre-test counselled

n (%)

OR (95% CI)


To know HIV sero-status

No

411(65.2)

219(34.8)

1.0

Yes

10(6.7)

140(93.3)

12.25 (6.09–24.64)

Feeling comfortable with VCT site

No

91(68.9)

41(31.1)

1.0

Yes

330(50.9)

318(49.1)

1.75 (1.09–2.83)

Fear of being stigmatized

No

312(52.3)

284(47.7)

1.0

Yes

109(59.2

75(40.8)

1.84 (1.10–3.08)

Occupation

Subsistence farmer

279(61.6)

178(38.4)

1.0

Other

142 (43.4)

185(56.6)

1.90 (1.35–2.67)

Reason for choosing VCT site

Other

417(62.5)

250(37.5)

1.0

Confidentiality

4(3.5)

109(96.5)

15.91 (5.54–45.74)


Bwambale et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:263   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-263

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