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Table 3 Missed opportunities for HIV testing vs. socio economic characteristics of clients attending health facilities at Dessie town, North East Ethiopia, December 2008

From: Missed opportunities for earlier HIV testing and diagnosis at the health facilities of Dessie town, North East Ethiopia

  Missed Opportunities for HIV testing level 1   
Variable Yes No Crude OR(95%CI) Adjusted OR(95%CI)
Sex     
Male 98 35 1  
Female 227 67 .83(.52 - 1.32) .56(.29-1.06)
Marital status     
Single 109 31 1  
Married 181 58 3.52(.21-57.84) 4.05(.12-143.16)
Divorced 26 5 3.12 (.19-50.68) 4.48(.13-52.18)
Widowed 8 7 5.20 (.28-97.62) 4.20(.11-167.87)
Educational status     
No formal Educ. 61 14 1  
1-4 class 44 8 2.86(1.31-6.27)* 1.74(.53-5.68)
5-8 class 67 24 3.61(1.44-9.06)* 2.36(.69-8.02)
9-10 class 76 16 1.84(.91-3.71)* 1.49(.56-3.97)
11-12 class 42 19 3.56(1.64-7.75)* 3.02(1.13-8.08)*
>12 class 34 23 1.45(.68-3.09) 1.33(.54-3.25)
Occupation of client     
Student 64 18 1  
Unemployed 19 3 .43(.13-1.38) .74(.18-3.09)
House wife 101 4 .76(.15 -3.80) .58(.10-3.26)
Government employee 42 22 .31(.10-.92)* .22(.06-.81)*
Private work 66 15 .23(.07-.74)* .61(.15-2.42)
Other 33 4 .53(.16-1.73) .51(.14-1.90)
Monthly income in Birr     
<= 200 Birr 20 7 1  
201-500 Birr 76 12 .69(.26-1.82) .74(.26-2.13)
501-1500 Birr 102 44 1.53(.72-3.25) 1.85(.78-4.37)
>= 1500 Birr 24 14 .56(.32-.98)* .76(.39-1.49)
I don't know 103 25 41(.19-.92)* .63(.24-1.64)