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Table 3 Correlates of knowledge on HIV transmissions with selected variables among high school students in Debre-berhan Town, January 2010

From: Perception of High School Students on risk for acquiring HIV and utilization of Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) service for HIV in Debre-berhan Town, Ethiopia: a quantitative cross-sectional study

Variables Knowledge on HIV OR (95% CI)
  Yes No Crude Adjusted*
Sex     
  Male 97 64 0.5 (0.2, 0.7) 0.6 (0.4, 1.0)
  Female 73 105 1.0 1.0
Age     
  15-19 149 159 0.3 (0.5, 0.7) 0.6 (0.3, 1.6)
  20-24 21 10 1.0 1.0
Educational status     
  9-10 92 148 0.2 (0.1, 0.4) 0.3 (0.2, 0.5) **
  11-12 78 21 1.0 1.0
Marital status     
  Single 168 166 1.5 (0.3, 9.2) 1.3 (0.2, 11.0)
  Married 2 3 1.0 1.0
Ever practiced sex     
  Yes 10 20 1.2 (0.6, 2.4) 1.0 (0.4, 2.5)
  No 160 149 1.0 1.0
Risk perception     
  Low 167 156 2.0 (0.6, 5.7) 2.0 (0.5, 7.2)
  High 3 13 1.0 1.0
Willingness to VCT     
  Yes 149 141 0.9 (0.5, 1.7) 0.8 (0.4, 1.6)
  No 21 28 1.0 1.0
  1. NB**=significant (P<0.05).
  2. Adjusted*: for sex, age, educational status, marital status, ever practiced sex, risk perception, willingness to VCT.