Table 2

Logistic regression of factors influencing HIV testing among 115 women counselled on HIV, Mbale, Uganda

Variable

Tested n (%)

Did not test n (%)

Unadjusted OR (95% CI)

Adjusted OR (95% CI)


Residence

Rural

18(22)

65(78)

1.0

Urban

10(31)

22(69)

1.6(0.7 – 4.1)


Age of mother

15 – 24 years

15(27)

40(73)

1.0

25 – 45 years

13(22)

47(78)

0.7(0.3 – 1.7)


Education of mother

0 – 7 years

16(21)

61(79)

1.0

8 years or more

12(32)

26(68)

1.8(0.7 – 4.2)


Occupation of mother

Agriculture

23(23)

75(77)

1.0

Other

5(29)

12(71)

1.4(0.4 – 4.3)


Radio ownership

No

4(15)

23(85)

1.0

Yes

23(28)

58(72)

2.3(0.7 – 7.3)


Religion of mother

Muslim

16(24)

50(76)

1.0

Christian

12(24)

37(76)

1.0(0.4 – 2.4)


Marital status

Married/cohabiting

24(24)

78(76)

1.0

Single/widowed

4(31)

9(69)

1.4(0.4 – 5.1)


Parity

Multipara

16(18)

71(82)

1.0

Primipara

12(43)

16(57)

3.3(1.3 – 8.4)

3.3(1.3 – 8.4)


Delivery in a health facility?

No

8(14)

50(86)

1.0

Yes

20(35)

37(65)

3.4(1.3 – 8.5)


Who is your primary confidant?

Another woman

17(22)

62(78)

1.0

Husband

5(33)

10(67)

1.8(0.5 – 6.1)


Age of husband

18 – 24 years

2(17)

10(83)

1.0

25 years or more

19(29)

46(71)

2.1(0.4–10.3)


Education of husband

0 – 7 years

11(24)

34(76)

1.0

8 years or more

11(24)

34(76)

1.0(0.4 – 2.5)


Do you fear to test for HIV?

No

25(26)

72(74)

1.0

Yes

3(17)

15(83)

0.6(0.2 – 2.2)


Karamagi et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2006 6:6   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-6-6

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