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Table 3 Multivariable analysis of factors associated with the uptake of couples HIV counseling. Prenahtest ANRS 12127 trial

From: Couples HIV counselling and couple relationships in India, Georgia and the Dominican Republic

  Dominican Republic (N = 232) Georgia (N = 240) India (N = 239)
n (%) AOR (95% CII) p-value n (%) AOR (95%) p-value n (%) AOR (95% CI) p-value
Educational level difference with partner       0.004    
 Partner more educated than women (<=2 y)     14 (9.9) 1.00     
 Women more educated than partner     16 (27.6) 3.56 [1.53–8.26]     
 Partner more educated than women (> 2 y)     3 (7.3) 0.72 [0.15–2.33]     
Accompanied by partner to ANC    0.008       <0.001
 No 10 (6.1) 1.00      33 (24.6) 1.00  
 Yes 11 (17.7) 3.85[1.40–10.56]      55 (52.4) 3.57 [2.03–6.28]  
Perception of partner support during the pregnancy    0.049       
 Very supportive 18(12.3) 1.00        
 supportive/ not enough 3(3.5) 0.26 [0.07–0.98]        
Emotional or verbal abuse from partner at least once in the last month    0.090       
 Yes 1(4.2) 1.00        
 No 20(9.6) 2.95 [0.95–9.17]        
Ever discussed about HIV in the couple       0.006    
 On general terms     19 (20.7) 1.00     
 Never     11 (7.9) 0.32 [0.13–0.74]     
 On personal terms     3 (37.5) 2.85 [0.56–14.46]     
Condom use with partner and discussion about it    0.046       
 Already used and discussed 5(5.00) 1.00        
 Already used but never discussed 2 (6.10) 1.55[0.26–8.68]        
 Never used but already discussed 6 (15.8) 5.37[1.59–21.80]        
 Never used and never discussed 8 (13.1) 3.44[1.06–11.97]        
  1. AOR Adjusted Odds-Ratio, 95% CI 95% Confidence Interval, ANC Antenatal Care visit, n (%) number of couple counseling events (proportion of couple counseling per modality). Models adjusted on Women age