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Table 2 A percentage comparison of uptake of pre-ARV care in the control and intervention arm stratified for different categories of the baseline characteristics in Iganga district (reference = control arm)

From: A Single-Blind randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of extended counseling on uptake of pre-antiretroviral care in eastern uganda

Variable Control (N = 200) Intervention (N = 200) p-value ratio Crude risk (95% CI) (MH risk ratios)
Recruitment Centre
Centre 1 (Busesa) 36.0 68.0 0.003 1.9 (1.3-2.9) 1.8 (1.4-2.1)
Centre 2 (Iganga) 39.0 68.0 <0.001 1.7 (1.3-2.3)  
Centre3 (Kiyunga) 40.0 66.0 0.013 1.7 (1.1-2.5)  
Sex
Male 30.1 64.3 <0.001 2.1 (1.4-3.2) 1.7 (1.4-2.1)
Female 43.3 69.2 <0.001 1.6 (1.3-2.0)  
Age group
18-24 41.0 65.5 0.050 1.5 (1.1-2.5) 1.8 (1.4-2.2)
25-34 35.1 64.7 0.002 1.8 (1.2-2.7)  
35-44 44.8 71.4 0.006 1.6 (1.2-2.2)  
45-70 32.6 68.1 0.002 2.0 (1.3-3.3)  
Education
Low education 40.0 69.5 <0.001 1.7 (1.4-2.2) 1.8 (1.4-2.2)
High education 35.7 63.8 0.001 1.8 (1.3-2.6)  
Marital status
Unmarried 39.0 68.5 <0.001 1.8 (1.3-2.4) 1.8 (1.4-2.1)
Married 38.1 66.9 <0.001 1.8 (1.4-2.3)  
Marriage status
Monogamous 35.5 65.3 0.001 1.8 (1.3-2.7) 1.8 (1.4-2.3)
Polygamous 39.0 68.9 <0.001 1.8 (1.3-2.4)  
Occupation
Farmer 40.3 65.0 <0.001 1.6 (1.3-2.1) 1.8 (1.4-2.1)
Trader 39.6 72.5 0.003 1.8 (1.2-2.7)  
Salary earner 22.2 75.0 0.008 3.4 (1.4-8.3)  
Religion
Christians 43.6 75.0 <0.001 1.7 (1.4-2.2) 1.7 (1.4-2.1)
Muslims 31.3 50.0 0.024 1.6 (1.1-2.4)  
Pre-ARV awareness
   Aware 60.7 86.4 0.002 1.4 (1.1-1.8) 1.6 (1.3-2.0)
   Not aware 29.9 54.6 <0.001 1.8 (1.1-1.8)  
Overall analysis 38.5 67.5 0.001 1.8 (1.4-2.1)