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Table 3 Health service related 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 (%)
Clinic operating time convenient Yes
No
97 (86.6)
15 (13.3)
84 (75.0)
28 (25)
0.46* 0.23, 0.93
Ever heard about PMTCT Yes
No
80 (71.4)
32 (28.6)
95 (84.8)
17 (15.2)
0.45* 0.23, 0.86
Perceived clinic staff welcoming Yes
No
102 (91.1)
10 (8.9)
90 (80.4)
22 (19.6)
0.40* 0.18, 0.89
Perceived delays at the clinic Yes
No
32 (28.6)
80 (71.4)
49 (43.8)
63 (56.2)
1.94* 1.12, 3.39
Perceived confidentiality at clinic Yes
No
110 (98.2)
2 (1.8)
105 (93.7)
7 (6.3)
0.27 0.06, 1.35
Perceived couple HTC as important Yes
No
108 (96.4)
4 (3.6)
101 (90.2)
11 (9.8)
0.34 0.10, 1.10
Health facility accessible Yes
No
107 (95.5)
5 (4.5)
101 (90.2)
11 (9.8)
0.43 0.14, 1.28
Lives within ≤5 km from the clinic Yes
No
90 (80.4)
22 (19.6)
83 (74.1)
29 (25.9)
0.70 0.37, 1.31
Invited to the clinic by wife Yes
No
60 (54.1)
52 (45.9)
71 (63.4)
41 (36.6)
1.47 0.86, 2.52
  1. Level of statistical significance: *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01