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Table 3 Multivariable logistic model for correlates of awareness of HIV status among older adults in Uganda

From: Correlates of HIV status awareness among older adults in Uganda: results from a nationally representative survey

Characteristic N % tested AOR (95% CI) p-value
Sex
 Male 1446 22.5 1.00  
 Female 1026 24.1 1.26 (1.04, 1.53) 0.019
Age group
 45–49 1234 22.8 1.00  
 50–54 785 26.0 1.16 (0.97, 1.40) 0.110
 55–59 453 19.2 0.90 (0.71, 1.15) 0.427
Education level
 None 560 18.6 1.00  
 Primary 1436 22.1 1.59 (1.23, 2.05) < 0.001
 Secondary 326 29.5 2.10 (1.47, 2.99) < 0.001
 Higher 150 35.4 2.00 (1.22, 3.28) 0.006
Wealth index
 Poorest 497 22.7 1.00  
 Poorer 497 21.0 0.74 (0.53, 1.04) 0.080
 Middle 517 19.3 0.66 (0.49, 0.90) 0.009
 Richer 535 27.4 0.85 (0.62, 1.17) 0.309
 Richest 426 25.3 0.76 (0.54, 1.07) 0.119
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS
 No 1612 20.3 1.00  
 Yes 860 28.3 1.28 (1.04, 1.58) 0.019
Had a STI in past 12 months
 No 2132 22.1 1.00  
 Yes 279 28.8 1.34 (1.00, 1.80) 0.047
 Don’t know 61 31.0 1.54 (0.87, 2.73) 0.136
Stigma index
 No stigma 579 28.2 1.00  
 Low (1–2 stigmatizing attitudes/practices) 1337 24.2 0.84 (0.67, 1.05) 0.132
 High (3–7 stigmatizing attitudes/practices) 256 19.0 0.60 (0.45, 0.78) < 0.001
Involvement in risk behavior
 No 2123 21.6 1.00  
 Yes 349 32.2 1.53 (1.11, 2.10) 0.009
Perceived risk for HIV acquisition
 High 491 26.1 1.00  
 Low 1555 22.6 0.72 (0.45, 1.10) 0.219
 Don’t know 426 21.5 0.69 (0.41, 1.12) 0.201