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Table 2 Socio-cultural factors associated with male involvement in PMTCT, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe, 2015

From: Factors associated with male involvement in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe, 2015 - a case control study

Factor   Cases Controls OR 95 % CI
n = 112 (%) n = 112 (%)
Previously tested as a couple Yes
No
28 (25.0)
84 (75.0)
68 (60.7)
44 (39.3)
0.22** 0.12, 0.38
Have time to visit clinic Yes
No
64 (57.1)
48 (42.9)
91 (81.3)
21 (18.7)
0.31** 0.17, 0.56
Received feedback from wife on ANC services Yes
No
86 (76.8)
26 (23.2)
102 (91.1)
10 (8.9)
0.32** 0.15, 0.71
Comfortable receiving HTC at local clinic Yes
No
85 (75.9)
27 (24.1)
100 (89.3)
12 (10.7)
0.38* 0.18, 0.79
Afraid of knowing HIV status Yes
No
30 (26.8)
82 (73.2)
15 (13.4)
97 (86.6)
2.37* 1.19, 4.70
Drinks alcohol Yes
No
57 (50.9)
55 (49.1)
44 (39.3)
68 (60.7)
1.92 0.90, 4.13
Have >1 sexual partner Yes
No
30 (26.8)
82 (73.2)
20 (17.9)
92 (82.1)
1.50 0.80, 2.80
  1. Level of statistical significance: *p < 0.05