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Table 2 Characteristics of women counselled in labour room by acceptability of HIV testing.

From: Acceptability of intrapartum HIV counselling and testing in Cameroon

Characteristic Accepted HIV testing (N = 2130) (%) Refused HIV testing (N = 283) (%) Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI) p-value
Age      
< 20 years 445 (20.9) 38 (13.4) 1 1  
20–29 years 1214 (57.0) 161(56.9) 0.66 (0.45–0.95) 0.68 (0.46–0.97) 0.026
≥30 years 461 (21.6) 84(29.7) 0.46 (0.30–0.68) 0.47 (0.34–0.73) < 0.001
Parity      
0 467(29.9) 40(14.1) 1 1  
1–3 874(41.0) 127(44.9) 0.59 (0.40–0.85) 0.63 (0.44–0.89) 0.005
≥4 789(37.0) 116(41.0) 0.58 (0.40–0.85) 0.60 (0.34–0.73) 0.004
No of antenatal visits      
0 441(20.7) 30(10.6) 1 1  
1–2 582(27.3) 94(33.2) 0.42 (0.27–0.64) 0.42 (0.26–0.66) < 0.001
≥3 1107(52.0) 159(56.2) 0.47 (0.31–0.70) 0.49 (0.33–0.72) < 0.001
Marital status      
Single 894(42.0) 119(42.0) 1 1  
Married 1236(58.0) 164(58.0) 1.00 (0.78–1.29) 1.00 (0.75–1.26) 0.980
Education      
No formal education 209(9.8) 40(14.1) 1 1  
Primary 682(32.0) 102(36.0) 1.28 (0.85–1.90) 1.20 (0.81–1.86) 0.225
Secondary or higher 1239(58.2) 141(49.8) 1.68 (1.14–2.45) 1.65 (1.10–2.42) 0.010