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Table 5 The association between VCT uptake and perceived barrier related to HIV testing

From: Health beliefs and barriers related to HIV prevention and screening among students of the University of Vlora: a cross-sectional study

Perceived barrier
I would not go to a clinic to get tested for HIV because everyone would know my HIV status
VCT uptake
Have you been tested for HIV?
Bivariate analysis
Yes No Total OR 95% CI
n (%) n (%)
Wrong answer 43 (8.92%) 104 (21.58%) 147 (30.50%) Ref  
Correct answer 63 (10.07%) 272 (56.43%) 335 (69.50%) 0.56 0.36–0.88
Total 106 (21.99%) 376 (78.01%) 482 (100.00%)   
  1. P-value: p = 0.012 ≤ 0.05