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Table 2 Factors associated with accepting a POC CD4 test among HIV positive clients diagnosed at mobile HIV testing services in Cape Town, South Africa from 2014 to 2016

From: Rapid point-of-care CD4 testing at mobile units and linkage to HIV care: an evaluation of community-based mobile HIV testing services in South Africa

 Accepted a POC CD4 test n (%)Total nUnadjusted OR (95%CI)p-valueAdjusted
OR (95%CI)a
p-value
Total679 (51)1325    
Sex
Male272 (57)4741 1 
Female407 (48)8510.7 (0.6–0.8)< 0.0010.7 (0.6–0.8)< 0.001
Age (years)
12–1836 (38)951 1 
19–24117 (47)2511.4 (0.9–2.1)0.0551.4 (0.9–2.3)0.110
25–29145 (51)2841.7 (1.0–2.9)0.0401.6 (0.9–2.7)0.075
30–39249 (55)4502.0 (1.1–3.8)0.0241.9 (0.9–3.6)0.050
40–4985 (51)1671.7 (1.1–2.7)0.0261.6 (0.9–2.5)0.060
50+46 (60)772.4 (1.1–5.3)0.0272.1 (0.9–4.7)0.076
Unknown11    
Previously tested for HIV
No83 (47)1751 1 
Yes596 (52)11501.2 (0.8–1.8)0.3921.2 (0.8–1.7)0.431
TB positive diagnosis
No677 (51)13221 1 
Yes2 (67)31.9 (0.1–26.3)0.6301.5 (0.1–22.0)0.749
  1. POC point-of-care, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, TB tuberculosis, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. aMultivariable model was adjusted for sex, age, previously tested for HIV, TB diagnosis, and year of HIV diagnosis