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Table 4 Factors associated with VCT attendance

From: Evaluation of uptake and attitude to voluntary counseling and testing among health care professional students in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania

Factors Have you ever attended VCT (N (%))    
  Yes No χ2 p-value
Religion     
Protestant 36(29.3) 87(70.7) 5.6 0.13
Catholic 39(37.1) 66(62.9)   
Muslims 21(47.7) 23(52.3)   
Others 11(29.7) 26(70.3)   
Professional groups     
Medical students (MD) 35(32.7) 65(32.2) 0.98 0.80
Nursing 33(30.8) 60(29.7)   
Physiotherapist 14(13.1) 21(10.4)   
Others 25(23.4) 56(27.7)   
Age group     
18–21 16(15) 31(15.3) 3.9 0.14
22–23 30(28) 78(38.6)   
24–25 61(57) 93(46)   
Gender     
Male 38(35.5) 74(36.6) 0.04 0.85
Female 69(64.5) 128(63.4)   
Ever had sex     
Yes 106(99.1) 194(96) 2.26 0.17
No 1(0.9) 8(4.0)