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Table 4 Logistic regression of independent factors associated with pre-test counselling among 780 men in Kasese district, Uganda, 2005

From: Voluntary HIV counselling and testing among men in rural western Uganda: Implications for HIV prevention

Variable Pre-test counselled
n (%)
Not pre-test counselled
n (%)
OR (95% CI)
To know HIV sero-status    
No 411(65.2) 219(34.8) 1.0
Yes 10(6.7) 140(93.3) 12.25 (6.09–24.64)
Feeling comfortable with VCT site    
No 91(68.9) 41(31.1) 1.0
Yes 330(50.9) 318(49.1) 1.75 (1.09–2.83)
Fear of being stigmatized    
No 312(52.3) 284(47.7) 1.0
Yes 109(59.2 75(40.8) 1.84 (1.10–3.08)
Occupation    
Subsistence farmer 279(61.6) 178(38.4) 1.0
Other 142 (43.4) 185(56.6) 1.90 (1.35–2.67)
Reason for choosing VCT site    
Other 417(62.5) 250(37.5) 1.0
Confidentiality 4(3.5) 109(96.5) 15.91 (5.54–45.74)