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Table 2 Multivariate model examining predictors of lifetime receipt of HCT among participants aged 18–24 years enrolled in a post-secondary school in Tbilisi (based on the data collected through the parent study in 2010)

From: Factors associated with HIV counseling and testing behavior among undergraduates of universities and vocational technical training schools in Tbilisi, Georgia

Variable OR CI p-value
Age 1.15 0.86-1.54 0.53
Gender    0.07
Male Ref  
Female 0.28 ——0.07-1.13
Marital status    0.03
Not marries Ref  
Married 4.99 ——1.23-20.24
Alcohol use, past month    0.11
No Ref  
Yes 2.81 ——0.79-9.98
Ecstasy use, lifetime    0.70
No Ref  
Yes 1.24 ——0.42-3.70
Sexually active, lifetime   - 0.84
No Ref  
Yes 0.84 —0.19-3.67
HIV stigmatizing attitude    0.03
Yes Ref  
No 0.33 ——0.12-0.89
Activity involvement:    
Read fiction literature for entertainment 1.46 1.10-1.99 0.02
Go to parties, café, bar or disco in the evening 1.54 1.05-2.24 0.03
Pass time with neighborhood friends/neighbors 1.35 1.01-1.82 0.05
  1. Abbreviations: OR-odds ratio; CI-confidence interval.