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Table 2 Bivariate analysis for sociodemographic factors associated with willingness of PrEP in a fishing community

From: Factors associated with willingness to use oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in a fisher-folk community in peri-urban Kampala, Uganda

Characteristic Total Willingness to use PrEP Crude PR P-value
Unwilling Willing [95% CI]
Age
 18–39 (Young adult) 232 200 (86.2) 32 (13.8) 1.00  
 40–62 (Middle aged) 51 28 (54.9) 23 (45.1) 0.64 [0.49–0.82] 0.001**
Location
 Semi-urban 271 48 (17.7) 223 (82.3) 1.00  
 Rural 12 7 (58.3) 5 (41.7) 0.51 [0.26–0.99] 0.047*
Education
 None 39 23 (59.0) 16 (41.0) 1.00  
 Primary 89 15 (16.9) 74 (83.2) 2.03 [1.37–2.99] < 0.001**
 Secondary 145 17 (11.7) 128 (88.3) 2.15 [1.47–3.15] < 0.001**
 Tertiary 10 0 10 (100) 2.44 [1.67–3.55] < 0.001**
Employment status
 Not employed 49 8 (16.3) 41 (83.7) 1.00  
 Employed 234 47 (20.1) 187 (79.9) 0.96 [0.83–1.10] 0.519
Marital status
 Not married 137 27 (19.7) 110 (80.3) 1.00  
 Married/in a casual relationship 146 28 (19.2) 118 (80.8) 1.01 [0.90–1.13] 0.911
Gender
 Male 229 39 (17.0) 190 (83.0) 1.00  
 Female 54 16 (29.6) 38 (70.4) 0.85 [0.71–1.02] 0.078
HIV status awareness
 No 76 16 (21.1) 60 (79.0) 1.00  
 Yes 207 39 (18.8) 168 (81.2) 1.03 [0.90–1.17] 0.685
HIV test in the past 6 months
 Yes 102 8 (7.8) 94 (92.2) 1.24 [1.12–1.38] < 0.001**
Self-reported HIV status
 Negative 188 18 (9.6) 170 (90.4) 1.00  
 Positive 18 16 (88.9) 2 (11.1) 0.12 [0.03–0.46] 0.002*
 Not-aware 77 21 (27.3) 56 (72.7) 0.80 [0.70–0.93] 0.003*
Condom use
 Always 50 4 (8.0) 46 (92.0) 1.00  
 Sometimes 125 23 (18.4) 102 (81.6) 0.89 [0.79–1.01] 0.044*
 Never 80 28 (25.9) 80 (74.1) 0.81 [0.70–0.92] 0.002*
HIV risk perception
 Yes 247 32 (13.0) 215 (87.0) 2.41 [1.56–3.74] < 0.001**
HIV infection concern
 Not really 36 27 (75.0) 9 (25.0) 1.00  
 Yes 182 13 (7.1) 169 (92.9) 3.71 [2.10–6.56] < 0.001**
 Sometimes 65 15 (23.1) 50 (76.9) 3.08 [1.72–5.51] < 0.001**
PrEP awareness
 Yes 153 22 (14.4) 131 (85.6) 1.15 [1.02–1.29] 0.024*
  1. HIV status, HIV infection concern, and condom use were dropped at multivariate due to multicollinearity