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Table 3 Factors associated with non-adherence to the nevirapine prophylaxis in Bindura: Bivariate analyses

From: Non-adherence to the single dose nevirapine regimen for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Bindura town, Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional analytic study

Variable SD-NVP Adherence status POR 95% CI
  Non-Adherent Adherent   
  n = 91 (%) n = 121 (%)   
Resides in a farming or rural settlement 41 (45.1) 23 (19.0) 3.49 1.89-6.45
Unable to afford paying for health services 39 (42.9) 24 (19.8) 3.40 1.82-6.33
No maternal secondary education 42 (46.2) 20 (16.5) 4.33 2.30-8.15
Stays with in-laws in same household 20 (22.0) 14 (11.6) 2.15 1.02-4.54
Belongs to a restrictive religion 31 (34.1) 23 (19.0) 2.20 1.17-4.12
Used herbal medicine during pregnancy 29 (31.9) 12 (9.9) 4.25 2.02-8.92
Did not disclose HIV status to partner 57 (62.6) 53 (43.8) 2.15 1.23-3.75
Attended less than three ANC sessions 14 (15.4) 5 (4.1) 4.22 1.46-12.19
Delivered at home 48 (52.7) 6 (5.0) 21.40 8.54-53.59
Exposed to PMTCT in previous pregnancy 17 (18.7) 56 (46.3) 0.27 0.14-0.50
Received a nevirapine tablet during ANC 61 (67.0) 117 (96.7) 0.07 0.02-0.20
Mother not gainfully employed 68 (74.7) 80 (66.1) 1.16 0.84-3.10
Multi-parity (4th child and above) 25 (27.5) 21 (17.4) 1.80 0.93-3.48