Table 3: Pooled Multivariate logistic regression for factors associated with HIV testing uptake among women aged 15-24 years across 2 surveys

 

Phase 1

Phase 2

Surveys

2003/04-2007/08

2007/08-2011/12

 

HIV testing uptake

 

OR (95% CI)

OR (95% CI)

Characteristics

 

 

Survey year

8.71 (6.80 - 11.15)

1.34 (1.11 - 1.61)

Age (year)

 

 

15 -19

1.0

1.0

20 24

1.02 (0.80 - 1.30)

1.27 (1.07 - 1.50)**

Residence

 

 

Urban

1.0

1.0

Rural

0.46(0.36 - 0.58)***

0.53(0.44 - 0.63)***

Region

 

 

South West Highlands Zone

1.0

1.0

Central Zone

1.35 (0.83 2.19)

1.50 (1.06 -2.14)**

Lake zone

1.34 (0.89 2.02)

1.15 (0.87 - 1.53)

Northern Zone

2.13 (1.42 3.19)***

1.94 (1.342.83)**

Eastern Zone

1.89 (1.25 -2.85)**

1.74 (1.272.39)**

Western Zone

3.15 (2.06 4.83)***

2.65 (1.853.80)***

Southern Highlands Zone

2.08 (1.343.23)**

2.19 (1.59 3.02)***

Southern Zone

1.44 (0.84 2.46)

1.72 (1.07 2.77)**

Educational level

 

 

No education

1.0

1.0

Primary

1.90(1.46 - 2.46)***

1.99(1.57 - 2.52)***

Secondary and above

5.46(3.76 - 7.94)***

4.81(3.48 - 6.63)***

Marital status

 

 

Not Never married

1.0

1.0

Ever Married

1.49(1.15 - 1.92)**

1.36(1.13 - 1.64)***

Number sex partners in lifetime

 

 

0

1.0

1.0

One

4.44(3.21 - 6.15)***

3.88(3.09 - 4.88)***

Two

4.74(3.30 - 6.82)***

4.59(3.52 - 5.99)***

More than two

4.62(3.12 - 6.84)***

4.77(3.55 - 6.40)***

Blood test result

 

 

HIV negative

1.0

1.0

HIV positive

0.86 (0.55 - 1.35)

1.14 (0.74 - 1.75)

Currently working

 

 

Not working

1.0

1.0

Working

0.99 (0.79 - 1.26)

1.09 (0.91 1.32)

Had STI in last 12 months?

 

 

No

1.0

1.0

Yes

1.62 (0.972.77)

1.54 (0.97 2.44)

Birth and attended ANC

 

 

No birth <2 years preceding the survey

1.0

1.0

Had birth within 2 years and attended ANC

1.47(1.18 - 1.83)**

3.10(2.60 - 3.69)***

Had birth within 2 years but not attended ANC

1.22(0.48 - 3.10)

1.51(0.83 - 2.75)

 

*= significant at 0.05 **= significant at 0.01 ***=Significant at <0.001