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Table 2 Socio - Demographic factors associated with refusal of HIV testing during ANC, Gambella Region, 2008

From: Determinants for refusal of HIV testing among women attending for antenatal care in Gambella Region, Ethiopia

Variables Not-HIV tested HIV tested COR (95% CI) P-Value
Age     
34 - 45 yrs 5 9 2.1(0.62-7.2) 0.23
20 - 34 yrs 62 179 1.3(0.71-2.46) 0.38
15 - 19 yrs 16 61 1.0  
Religion     
Muslim 8 26 1.1(0.46-2.54) 0.87
Orthodox 23 48 1.7(0.93-3.04) 0.09
Catholic 5 12 1.5(0.49-4.35) 0.50
Protestant 46 161 1.0  
Ethnic group     
Kembata 6 9 *3.3(1.05-10.36) *0.04
Nuer 20 45 *2.2(1.07-4.52) *0.03
Mejenger 3 9 1.6(0.41-6.66) 0.48
Oromo 12 22 *2.7(1.14-6.37) *0.02
Amhara 14 39 1.8(0.8-3.89) 0.15
Tigre 3 6 2.5(0.57-10.77) 0.23
Agnuak 19 94 1.0  
Educational level     
Illitrate 15 72 0.61(0.25-1.51) 0.38
Read&write 11 15 *2.12(0.74-6.11) 0.24
1-8 grade 46 120 1.11(0.52-2.48) 0.78
9 and above- 110 32 1.0  
Marital status     
Separated 1 3 0.88(0.09-8.63) 0.91
Live together 4 37 *0.28(0.1-0.83) *0.02
Unmarried 0 2 0.01(0.00-1.3) 0.74
Married 78 207 1.0  
Husband stay away from     
home > 1 month     
Yes 34 105 0.96(0.57-1.6) 0.87
No 45 133 1.0  
Income compared with the same community members     
Low 33 84 1.08(0.32-3.6) 0.9
Moderate 46 154 0.82(0.25-2.7) 0.75
High 4 11 1.0