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Table 2 Associations of testing uptake with baseline characteristics of 112 smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients included in a study on HIV test uptake, Kampala, 2007

From: Low HIV testing rates among tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda

  Had HIV test Univariable analysis Multivariable analysis
  Yes No      
Variable N (%) N (%) Unadjusted Odds Ratio 95% CI Adjusted Odds ratio 95% CI p-value
Age        
   ≤ 25 years 18 (48.7) 19 (51.3) 1 - 1 -  
   26-33 years 12 (33.3) 24 (66.7) 0.53 0.20-1.36 0.10 0.02-0.45  
   > 33 years 15 (38.5) 24 (61.5) 0.66 0.27-1.64 0.48 0.14-1.65 0.004
Sex        
   Male 24 (39.3) 37 (60.7) 1 - 1 -  
   Female 21 (41.2) 30 (58.8) 1.08 0.50-2.30 3.42 1.02-11.40 0.037
Education level        
   Low 24 (40.0) 36 (60.0) 1     
   High 21 (40.4) 31 (59.6) 1.02 0.47-2.17 - - -
Employment status        
   Unemployed 9 (25.7) 26 (74.3) 1 - 1 -  
   Employed 36 (46.8) 41 (53.2) 0.39 0.16-0.95 0.20 0.05-0.76 0.012
Household wealth        
   Lower tertile 15 (40.5) 22 (59.5) 1     
   Middle tetile 13 (35.1) 24 (64.9) 0.79 0.31-2.04 - - -
   Higher tertile 17 (44.7) 21 (55.3) 1.19 0.47-2.97 - - -
Health Facility at which TB was diagnosed        
   KCC clinic 16 (21.6) 58 (78.4) 1 - 1 -  
   Hospital 29 (76.3) 9 (23.7) 11.68 4.61-29.62 24.22 6.69-87.73 <0.001
Previous HIV testing        
   No 28 (56.0) 22 (44.0) 1 - 1 -  
   Yes 17 (27.9) 44 (72.1) 0.30 0.14-0.67 0.15 0.05-0.48 <0.001
  1. Adjusted odds ratios: adjusted for all other variables in the model. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval.