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Table 3 Associations of testing uptake with baseline characteristics of 30 smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients diagnosed at Kampala City clinics included in a study on HIV test uptake, 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        
   15 - 30 years 10 (58.2) 7 (41.2) 1 - 1 -  
   ≥ 31 years 6 (46.2) 7 (53.9) 0.60 0.13-2.67 0.42 0.08-2.31 0.308
Sex        
   Male 8 (57.1) 6 (42.9) 1 - 1 -  
   Female 8 (50.0) 8 (50.0) 0.75 0.17-3.26 2.39 0.39-17.9 0.384
Employment status        
   Unemployed 13 (61.9) 8 (38.1) 1 - 1 -  
   Employed 3 (33.3) 6 (66.7) 0.30 0.05-1.74 0.23 0.03-1.68 0.133
Previous HIV testing        
   No 11 (64.7) 6 (35.3) 1 - 1 -  
   Yes 5 (38.5) 8 (61.5) 0.34 0.07-1.65 0.21 0.03-1.41 0.088