Table 4

Univariate and multivariate linear regression analysis of HIV knowledge score
Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Variable Slope (95%CI) p Slope (95%CI) p
Age 18-24 1.0 1.0
25-44 −1.02 (−4.74, 2.69) 0.510 0.91 (−3.08, 4.91) 0.582
> = 45 −6.03(−11.77,-0.30) 0.043 −2.86 (−8.80,3.07) 0.270
Education Primary or less 1.0 1.0
Secondary or higher 6.61 (3.15, 10.08) 0.004 0.94 (0.27,1.62) 0.016
House** Mud walled 1.0 -
Concrete walled 0.43 (−4.92, 5.77) 0.846 -
Sex Male 1.0 1.0
Female 0.85 (−3.15, 4.84) 0.609 1.19 (−2.77, 5.14) 0.475
Marital status Single 1.0 1.0
Ever married −3.68 (−6.83, -0.54) 0.030 −1.87 (−5.05,1.31) 0.192
Residence Rural 1.0 1.0
Urban 4.22 (0.50, 7.95) 0.033 2.00 (−1.75, 5.75) 0.229
Has an HIV positive friend No 1.0 1.0
Yes −2.62 (−6.90, 1.66) 0.176 −2.48 (−6.48,1.51) 0.171

**Not included in model because of collinearity.

Bold indicates statistically significant values (p <0.05).

Wynne et al.

Wynne et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:36   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-36

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