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Table 1 Sample characteristics and predictors of HIV testing among sexually experienced women

From: Factors associated with HIV testing and condom use in Mozambique: implications for programs

  (1) (2) (3)
  Sample characteristics % (n = 6,091) % of women who have been tested (n = 6,091) Adjusted odds of HIV test (n = 6,091)
Region    
  North 33.1 23.0 1.00
  Central 40.7 36.6 1.84 (1.31 – 2.57)
  South 26.2 50.5 2.04 (1.53 – 2.72)
Residence    
  Rural 69.1 28.4 1.00
  Urban 30.9 52.3 1.47 (1.12 – 1.93)
Age    
  15-19 11.6 37.3 2.98 (2.19 – 4.06)
  20-24 18.3 50.6 5.53 (4.31 – 7.11)
  25-29 15.8 46.5 4.74 (3.75 – 6.00)
  30-34 14.7 41.7 3.99 (3.08 – 5.15)
  35-39 12.1 30.7 2.68 (1.99 – 3.62)
  40 and older 27.5 18.1 1.00
Marital status    
  Currently married 73.9 36.0 1.00
  Never married 7.1 43.3 0.37 (0.25 – 0.54)
  Formerly married 19.0 32.1 1.01 (0.81 – 1.23)
Education    
  None 34.1 24.5 1.00
  Primary 54.8 36.1 1.19 (0.95 – 1.51)
  Secondary or higher 11.1 68.6 2.33 (1.69 - 3.22)
Wealth quintiles    
  Fifth (poorest) 18.9 18.5 1.00
  Fourth 19.2 23.9 1.30 (0.92 – 1.82)
  Third 20.0 31.9 2.13 (1.50 – 3.03)
  Second 20.8 41.8 2.52 (1.76 – 3.62)
  First (least poor) 21.1 59.7 3.03 (1.96 – 4.68)
Radio listenership    
  Listens less often 69.6 33.6 1.00
  Listens daily 30.4 40.6 0.84 (0.69 – 1.02)
Television viewership    
  Views less often 85.9 31.5 1.00
  Views daily 14.1 61.4 1.22 (0.98 – 1.52)
Knows person who died of AIDS    
  No 66.9 28.5 1.00
  Yes 33.1 50.4 1.60 (1.35 – 1.89)
Knows someone getting ARVs    
  No 81.2 30.6 1.00
  Yes 18.8 58.0 1.66 (1.37 – 2.01)
Number of lifetime sexual partners    
  One 41.0 37.8 1.00
  Two 28.0 37.5 0.88 (0.72 – 1.08)
  Three 17.3 33.6 0.73 (0.57 – 0.92)
  Four or more 13.7 28.8 0.62 (0.47 – 0.83)
Rating of quality of health services    
  Bad or very bad/do not know 8.3 26.4 1.00
  Reasonable 31.9 34.1 1.40 (1.07 – 1.84)
  Good 47.8 36.1 1.46 (1.12 – 1.90)
  Very good 12.0 45.0 2.12 (1.49 – 3.00)
Total 100.0% 35.8%  
R-squared    18.6%