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Table 4 Logistic regression of the predictors of ever tested for HIV and intention to test for HIV in the future

From: HIV/AIDS knowledge and uptake of HIV counselling and testing among undergraduate private university students in Accra, Ghana

Variables Coefficients (β) SE Odds Ratio (OR) 95% CI p-value
Have ever tested for HIV
 Age (17–20 years vs. others) 0.521 0.27 1.68 1.01 – 2.850 0.050
 Marital Status (single vs. others) 1.770 0.61 5.87 1.76 – 19.56 0.004
 Religion −1.596 0.80 0.20 0.04 – 0.96 0.045
 Knowledge of a place to get tested 2.00 0.58 7.39 2.38 – 22.98 0.001
 Routes of HIV Transmission −0. 69 0.34 2.00 1.03 – 3.87 0.040
Willingness to test for HIV in the future
 Gender 1.12 0.25 3.20 1.96 – 5.24 < 0.000
 Marital Status (single vs. others) 0.13 0.28 1.14 0.66 – 1.96 0.636
  1. Dependent variables: yes = 1, no = 0.
  2. Independent variables: age (17–20 years = 1, others = 0) marital status (single = 1, others = 0), sex (male = 1, female = 2), religion (Christian =1, Muslim = 0), knowledge of a place to get tested (yes = 1, no = 0), routes of HIV transmission (two routes of transmission = 1, others = 0).