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Table 3 Factors associated with HIV testing in black South African men with cancer (2004 – 2009)

From: HIV testing and burden of HIV infection in black cancer patients in Johannesburg, South Africa: a cross-sectional study

Factor No previous HIV test N (%) Previous HIV test N (%) Crude logistic model OR (95% CI) Multivariate logistic model OR (95% CI)
Age     
≤49 years 641 (45.8) 238 (60.7) 1 1
>49 years 760 (54.2) 154 (39.3) 0.54 (0.43 – 0.68) 0.49 (0.39 – 0.63)
Place of residence     
Urban 1241 (88.6) 367 (93.6) 1 1
Rural 160 (11.4) 25 (6.4) 0.53 (0.34 – 0.82) 0.61 (0.39 – 0.97)
Marital status     
Married/living together 960 (68.6) 249 (63.7) 1  
Single/never married 170 (12.2) 48 (12.3) 1.09 (0.77 – 1.54)  
Widowed 99 (7.1) 36 (9.2) 1.40 (0.93 – 2.10)  
Separated/divorced 170 (12.2) 58 (14.8) 1.32 (0.95 – 1.83)  
Year of interview     
2004-2005 197 (14.1) 30 (7.7) 1 1
2006 235 (16.8) 38 (9.7) 1.06 (0.63 – 1.78) 1.04 (0.61 – 1.76)
2007 351 (25.1) 77 (19.6) 1.44 (0.91 – 2.27) 1.88 (1.17 – 3.02)
2008 355 (25.3) 107 (27.3) 1.98 (1.27 – 3.07) 2.44 (1.54 – 3.85)
2009 263 (18.8) 140 (35.7) 3.49 (2.26 – 5.40) 4.13 (2.62 – 6.52)
Level of education     
None 145 (10.4) 24 (6.1) 1 1
Primary 495 (35.4) 94 (24.0) 1.15 (0.71 – 1.86) 1.14 (0.69 – 1.89)
Secondary/tertiary 758 (54.2) 274 (69.9) 2.18 (1.39 – 3.44) 1.79 (1.11 – 2.90)
Alcohol use     
Non-drinkers 397 (28.3) 118 (30.1) 1  
Moderate drinkers 635 (45.3) 165 (42.1) 0.87 (0.67 – 1.14)  
Heavy/binge drinkers 369 (26.3) 109 (27.8) 0.99 (0.74 – 1.34)  
Smoking     
Non-smokers 318 (22.7) 100 (25.5) 1  
Ex-smokers 221 (15.8) 52 (13.3) 0.75 (0.51 – 1.09)  
Current smokers (1–14 g/day) 580 (41.4) 155 (39.5) 0.85 (0.64 – 1.13)  
Current smokers (15+ g/day) 282 (20.1) 85 (21.7) 0.96 (0.69 – 1.33)  
Lifetime number of sexual partners     
0-1 89 (6.5) 21 (5.5) 1  
2-5 633 (46.3) 156 (41.2) 1.04 (0.63 – 1.73)  
6+ 645 (47.2) 202 (53.3) 1.33 (0.80 – 2.19)  
Having children under 5 years     
No 828 (79.8) 228 (75.2) 1  
Yes 210 (20.2) 75 (24.8) 1.30 (0.96 – 1.75)  
Cancer type     
AIDS-defining 294 (21.0) 104 (26.5) 1  
Other cancers 1107 (79.0) 288 (73.5) 0.73(0.57 – 0.95)  
Interviewer     
Interviewer 1 771 (55.0) 291 (74.2) 1 1
Interviewers 2 and 3 630 (45.0) 101 (25.8) 0.69 (0.63 – 0.76) 0.43 (0.33 – 0.56)