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Table 3 Univariate Logistic regression analysis to demonstrate the factors associated with willingness to accept HIV testing among antenatal mothers in Mbarara, Uganda

From: Barriers to the implementation of programs for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: A cross-sectional survey in rural and urban Uganda

Variable Odds ratios (95% CI)
Age  
25 years or younger 1.0
Over 25 years 0.88 (0.47, 1.63)
Site  
Urban 1.0
Rural 1.3 (0.71, 2.4)
Educational level:  
Primary or less 1.0
Post primary 2.8 ++ (1.2, 6.9)
Can read  
No 1.0
Yes 2.2++ (1.02, 4.9)
Can write  
No 1.0
Yes 2.9++ (1.4, 6.0)
Knows MTCT can occur  
No 1.0
Yes 1.02 (0.5, 2.2)
Knows about rapid HIV testing  
No 1.0
Yes 1.9++ (1.01, 3.4)
Listens to Radio  
No 1.0
Yes 1.89 (0.73, 4.9)
Thinks woman should consult husband before HIV test  
No 1.0
Yes 0.6 (0.3, 1.2)
Husband would approve of testing for HIV  
No 1.0
Yes 5.6++ (2.8, 11.2)
Number of pregnancies  
First 1.0
Two or more 1.01 (0.51, 2.0)
  1. ++ Significant at 0.05 level