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Table 3 Bivariate and multivarivate analyses of behavioural factors associated with knowledge of HIV status among HIV positive and negative persons

From: Determinants of knowledge of HIV status in South Africa: results from a population-based HIV survey

Behavioural factors HIV positive
  N Know HIV test result (%) Crude OR (95% CI) P-value Adjusted OR (95% CI)1 (Pseudo R square = .02) P-value
Number of sexual partners (past year)     0.532   
None 109 30.5 1.00   ---  
One 295 33.6 1.15 (0.78–1.70) 0.471   
Two or more 32 32.6 1.10 (0.55–2.20) 0.782   
No condom use at last sex     0.383   
No 176 40.8 1.00   ---  
Yes 98 35.9 0.81 (0.51–1.29) 0.383   
No condom use with last non-regular partner     0.665   
No 29 36.0 1.00   ---  
Yes 32 40.4 1.20 (0.52–2.78) 0.665   
Ever STI symptoms     0.491   
No 371 33.4 1.00    
Yes 31 29.1 0.82 (0.46–1.46) 0.491   
Behavioural factors HIV negative
Number of sexual partners (past year)     0.000   
None 652 13.6 1.00   1.00  
One 1992 35.6 3.50 (2.97–4.13) 0.000 1.71 (1.29–2.27) 0.000
Two or more 138 32.5 3.06 (2.16–4.33) 0.000 1.60 (1.04–2.45) 0.032
No condom use at last sex     0.000   
No 768 34.8 1.00   1.00  
Yes 841 45.8 1.59 (1.24–2.02) 0.000 1.58 (1.23–2.02) 0.000
No condom use with last non-regular partner     0.405   
No 141 38.7 1.00    
Yes 186 34.5 0.83 (0.55–1.28) 0.405 ---  
Ever STI symptoms     0.609 ---  
No 2366 26.3 1.00    
Yes 104 28.2 1.10 (0.77–1.57) 0.609   
  1. 1adjusted for sex and age