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Table 5 Logistic regression of demographic factors influencing VCT service utilisation

From: Factors influencing uptake of voluntary counselling and testing services for HIV/AIDS in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality (LMKM) in the Eastern Region of Ghana: a cross-sectional household survey

Variables OR 95 % CI p
Age (years)
 18–27 1.0   
 28–37 0.8 (0.16–2.52) (0.312)
 ≥ 38 1.3 (0.23–7.00) (0.789)
Gender
 Male 1.0   
 Female 1.1 (0.39–2.90) (0.886)
Marital status
 Unmarried 1.0   
 Married 1.1 (0.41–2.69) 0.909
Religion
 Non-Christians 1.0   
 Christians 0.9 (0.18–2.38) (0.529)
Education level
 No education 1.0   
 Primary 1.8 (1.25–2.84) (<0.001)
 JHS 2.3 (1.54–3.37) (<0.001)
 SHS 2.8 (1.73–4.78) (<0.001)
 Tertiary 3.4 (1.98–8.42) (<0.000)
  1. Notes: results by multivariate analyses
  2. OR odd ratios, CI confident interval, p probability value