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Table 3 Respondent’s practice of HIV testing and main reasons for being not tested by the type of health facility

From: Utilization of PMTCT services and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Characteristics Health facility Total, n (%)
Health center, n (%) Hospital, n (%)
Respondent tested for HIV in the current pregnancy    
   Yes 686 (93.5) 105 (96.3) 791 (93.8)
   No 48 (6.5) 4 (3.7) 52 (6.2)
N 734 (87.1) 109 (12.9) 843 (100.0)
Respondents’ main reason for not being tested    
   Absence of counselor 9 (18.8) 1 (25.0) 10 (19.2)
   Lack of awareness and knowledge 6 (12.5) 0 (0.0) 6 (11.3)
   Lack of interest and psychological 4 (8.3) 0 (0.0) 4 (7.7)
   unpreparedness 2 (4.2) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.8)
   Tested before current pregnancy 0 (0.0) 1 (25.0) 1 (1.9)
   Fear of being positive for HIV 18 (37.5) 2 (50.0) 20 (38.5)
   Did not know 9 (18.8) 0 (0.0) 9 (17.3)
   No response    
N 48 (92.3) 4 (7.7) 52 (100.0)