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Table 2 Odds ratio, of comprehensive HIV and AIDS knowledge among young women in Kenya 2008/2009

From: Trends and determinants of Comprehensive HIV and AIDS knowledge among urban young women in Kenya

Characteristic Bivariate Multivariate
  OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
Region       
   Central 1.00    1.00   
   Nairobi 2.46 (1.43-4.25) 0.001 2.42 (1.30-4.52) 0.005
   Coast 1.53 (0.87-2.69) 0.140 2.72 (1.37-5.42) 0.004
   Eastern 1.94 (0.80-4.72) 0.141 2.17 (0.81-5.80) 0.122
   Nyanza 1.54 (0.84-2.81) 0.160 2.19 (1.05-4.58) 0.037
   Rift Valley 1.24 (0.65-2.37) 0.510 1.51 (0.74-3.10) 0.256
   Western 0.88 (0.47-1.67) 0.705 1.70 (0.79-3.66) 0.177
   North Eastern 0.44 (0.21-0.92) 0.028 1.32 (0.53-3.31) 0.556
Ethnicity       
   Kikuyu 1.00    1.00   
   Luhya 0.54 (0.36-0.82) 0.003 0.66 (0.40-1.11) 0.119
   Luo 0.72 (0.49-1.06) 0.092 0.67 (0.41-1.10) 0.112
   Other 0.56 (0.40-0.77) 0.0001 0.76 (0.49-1.16) 0.203
Religion       
   Catholic 1.00    1.00   
   Protestant 1.29 (0.94-1.77) 0.112 1.10 (0.78-1.55) 0.593
   Other 0.48 (0.33-0.71) 0.0001 0.74 (0.44-1.24) 0.255
Education       
   None 1.00    1.00   
   Primary 6.78 (3.04-15.14) 0.0001 4.75 (2.04-11.07) 0.0001
   Secondary or higher 17.52 (7.84-39.13) 0.0001 9.54 (4.03-22.60) 0.0001
Household wealth       
   Poor 1.00    1.00   
   Medium 1.64 (1.22-2.19) 0.001 1.11 (0.80-1.54) 0.546
   Rich 2.60 (1.93-3.50) 0.0001 1.25 (0.84-1.88) 0.276
Marital status       
   Never married 1.00    1.00   
   Ever married 0.71 (0.55-0.90) 0.005 0.77 (0.52-1.14) 0.184
Age       
   15-19 1.00    1.00   
   20-24 1.57 (1.23-2.00) 0.0001 1.37 (1.01-1.86) 0.044
Parity       
   0 1.00    1.00   
   1 0.89 (0.67-1.18) 0.421 1.04 (0.69-1.57) 0.843
   2+ 0.63 (0.45-0.88) 0.006 1.08 (0.64-1.80) 0.780
Tested for HIV and AIDS       
   No 1.00    1.00   
   Yes 1.60 (1.25-2.04) 0.0001 1.46 (1.05-2.04) 0.024
HIV risk perception       
   No risk 1.00    1.00   
   Small 2.00 (1.23-3.24) 0.005 2.10 (1.22-3.59) 0.007
   Moderate/great 2.22 (1.37-3.61) 0.001 1.86 (1.08-3.18) 0.024
Know somebody who has/died of AIDS      
   No 1.00    1.00   
   Yes 1.51 (1.16-1.96) 0.002 1.10 (0.81-1.49) 0.540
Total (N) 1103    1103