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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics of Acceptors and Non-Acceptors of PITC among pregnant women attending ANC in Health Facilities of Gondar Town, Gondar, 2010

From: Assessment of utilization of provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling as an intervention for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and associated factors among pregnant women in Gondar town, North West Ethiopia

Variables Acceptors (330) Non-acceptors (70) Total (400)
Age[Mean(SD)=25.37 (5.25)]    
1524 154(38.5) 20(5.0) 174(43.4)
2534 154(38.5) 29(7.2) 183(45.8)
35-49 22(5.5) 21(5.2) 43(10.8)
Residence    
Urban 262(65.5) 23(5.8) 285(71.2)
Rural 68(17.0) 47(11.8) 115(28.8)
Ethnic group    
Amhara 323(80.8) 68(17.0) 391(97.8)
Tigray 6(1.5) 2(0.5) 8(2.0)
Gurage 1(0.2) 0(0.0) 1(0.2)
Religion    
Orthodox Christian 297(74.2) 64(16.0) 361(90.2)
Muslim 29(7.2) 6(1.5) 35(8.8)
Protestant 4(1.0) 0(.0) 4(1.0)
Education    
No education 144(36.0) 50(12.5) 194(48.5)
Primary Education 30(7.5) 8(2.0) 38(9.5)
Secondary & above 156(39.0) 12(3.0) 168(42.0)
Occupation    
Government employed 61(15.2) 3 (0.8) 64(16.0)
Merchant 33 (8.2) 8 (2.0) 41(10.2)
House wife 183(45.8) 53(13.2) 236(59.0)
Student 35(8.8) 2 (0.5) 37(9.2)
Others* 18(4.5) 4 (1.0) 22(5.5)
Marital Status    
Never married 18(4.5) 1 (0.2) 19(4.8)
Married/living together 298 (74.5) 63 (15.8) 361(90.2)
Divorced/separated/widowed 14(3.5) 6 (1.5) 20(5.0)
Monthly Expenditure    
450 birr/month 71 (17.8) 36 (9.0) 107(26.8)
451999 birr/month 168 (42.0) 24 (6.0) 192(48.0)
1000 birr/month 91 (22.8) 10 (2.5) 101(25.2)
  1. * Bartender, daily laborer and Jobless