Skip to main content

Table 2 Association between socio-demographic characteristics and known HIV status

From: Relationship power and HIV sero-status: an analysis of their relationship among low-income urban Zimbabwean postpartum women

CHARACTERISTIC HIV STATUS X2 TEST UNADJUSTED OR (95% CI) P-VALUE
  NEGATIVE
n (%)
POSITIVE
n (%)
P-VALUE   
Age (years) n = 1947    0.09   
 15–19 196 (88.7) 25 (11.3)   ref  
 20–25 667 (88.2) 107 (13.8)   1.26 (0.79–2.00) 0.33
 26–30 443 (83.0) 91 (17.0)   1.61 (1.00–2.59) 0.05
 31–35 225 (82.4) 48 (17.6)   1.67 (0.99–2.81) 0.05
 36+ 117 (80.7) 28 (19.3)   1.89 (1.04–3.37) 0.04
Marital Status n = 1946    < 0.001   
 Not Married 174 (75.7) 56 (24.4)   ref  
 Married 1477 (85.9) 243 (14.1)   0.51 (0.37–0.71) < 0.001
Education level n = 1946    0.01   
 Primary 108 (76.6) 33 (23.4)   ref  
 Secondary 1392 (84.3) 247(15.1)   0.58 (0.38–0.87) 0.01
 Tertiary 149 (89.8) 17 (10.2)   0.37 (0.20–0.70) < 0.001
Work Status n = 1938    0.67   
 Not Employed 1152 (84.2) 204 (15.8)   ref  
 Employed 490 (85.0) 92 (15.0)   1.06 (0.81–1.39) 0.67
  1. UOR Unadjusted Odds Ratio
  2. CI Confidence Interval