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Table 3 Predictors of HIV status disclosure to sexual partners among antiretroviral treatment clinic attendant at Mekelle Hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia

From: Disclosure of HIV seropositive status to sexual partners and its associated factors among patients attending antiretroviral treatment clinic follow up at Mekelle Hospital, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Disclosure status to sexual partner COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Marital status     
Married 131 (81.9%) 29 (18.1%) 8.95 (5.34, 15.00)  
Unmarried 55 (33.5%) 109 (66.5%) 1  
Educational status     
Illiterate 35 (44.9%) 43 (55.1%) 1  
Literate 151 (61.4%) 95 (38.6%) 1.95 (1.17, 3.27)  
Residing with sexual partner     
Yes 136 (81%) 32 (19%) 9.01 (5.40, 15.02)  
No 50 (32.1%) 106 (67.9%) 1  
Knowing partners HIV status     
Yes 151 (91.5%) 14 (8.5%) 38.21 (19.68, 74.21) 16.69(5.4, 51.65)*
0.3 (0.1,1.3)   124 (78%)   
No 35 (22%)   1 1
Duration of HIV related care     
≤2 years 65 (43%) 86 (57%) 1 1
>2 years 121 (69.9%) 52 (30.1%) 3.08 (1.95, 4.87) 5.48 (2.17, 13.80)*
Prior discussion before test     
Yes 122 (91.7%) 11 (8.38%) 22.0 (11.08, 43.72) 4.33(1.43, 13.08)*
No 64 (33.5%) 127 (66.5%) 1 1
Relation before test     
Smooth 171 (67.3%) 83 (32.7%) 4.81 (2.49, 9.30)  
Disagreement 15 (30%) 35 (70%) 1  
Pre-test counseling     
Yes 140 (66%) 72 (34%) 2.80(1.74, 4.50)  
No 46 (41.1%) 66 (58.9%) 1  
Member of HIV/AIDS club     
Yes 79 (68.7%) 36 (31.3%) 2.09 (1.30, 3.38)  
No 107 (51.2%) 102 (48.8%) 1  
  1. *Significant at p-value <0.05.