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Table 4 Distribution of respondent’s partner’s with regard to 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’s partner tested for HIV during the current pregnancy    
  Yes 425 (57.9) 77 (70.6) 502 (59.5)
  No 272 (37.1) 25 (22.9) 297 (35.2)
  Did not know 37 (5.0) 7 (6.4) 44 (5.2)
N 734 (87.1) 109 (12.9) 843 (100.0)
Main reason’s cited for respondent’s partner for being not tested    
  Lack of time (busy) 83 (30.5) 3 (12.0) 86 (29.0)
  Out of Addis Ababa or the country 21 (7.7) 5 (20.0) 26 (8.8)
  Tested before the current pregnancy 24 (8.8) 1 (4.0) 25 (8.4)
  Faithfulness 17 (6.3) 0 (0.0) 17 (5.7)
  Lack of awareness or knowledge 10 (3.7) 2 (8.0) 12 (4.0)
  Fear of being positive for HIV 10 (3.7) 0 (0.0) 10 (3.4)
  Has a plan to be tested 8 (2.9) 0 (0.0) 8 (2.7)
  Not willing (or interested) 4 (1.5) 1 (4.0) 5 (1.7)
  Fear of stigma and discrimination 4 (1.5) 0 (0.0) 4 (1.3)
  Fear of rejection by wife 4 (1.5) 0 (0.0) 4 (1.3)
  Other 1 (0.4) 1 (4.0) 2 (0.7)
  Did not know 60 (22.1) 7 (28.0) 67 (22.6)
  No response 26 (9.6) 5 (20.0) 31 (10.4)
N 272 (91.6) 25 (8.4) 297 (100)