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Table 5 Logistic regression of predictors for self disclosure of HIV-serostatus to partner/spouse among pregnant women (n = 250)

From: Predictors of HIV serostatus disclosure to partners among HIV-positive pregnant women in Morogoro, Tanzania

Variable Disclosed (n = 102) AOR 95% CI P-value
Age of participants(years)    
  ≥ 25 years Reference   
  < 25 years 2.2 1.2-4.1 0.01
Gravida    
  Multiparous Reference   
  Nulliparous 3.3 1.4-7.4 0.005
Age difference between partners (years)    
  ≤ 10 years Reference   
  > 10 years 2.5 1.1-5.6 0.03
Dependent on partner for food/rent/fees    
  No Reference   
  Yes 0.4 0.1-0.7 0.01
Discussed with partner before testing    
  No Reference   
  Yes 6.9 2.4-20.12 <0.001
When diagnosed with HIV    
  During current pregnancy Reference   
  Before current pregnancy 3.7 1.7-8.3 <0.001
  1. Adjusted for, age education level, income, gravida, duration of living together, time for HIV diagnosis, age difference between male and female, dependency on partner status and discussing with partner before testing and condom use.