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Table 1 Respondent characteristics associated with the utilization of HTC services

From: Socio-demographic characteristics and the utilization of HIV testing and counselling services among the key populations at the Bhutanese Refugees Camps in Eastern Nepal

Socio-demographic characteristics Utilization of HTC services Unadjusted odds ratio
Yes (%) No (%) OR 95% CI (lower) 95% CI (upper) p-value*
Age (years)
 < 25 54 (25.4) 159 (74.6) 1 1.06 2.86 0.026
 ≥ 25 41 (37.3) 69 (62.7) 1.74
Sex
 Female 36 (25.7) 104 (74.3) 1 0.84 2.24 0.248
 Male 59 (32.2) 124 (67.8) 1.37
Religion
 Hindu 33 (33.3) 66 (66.7) 1    0.453
 Buddhist 27 (28.7) 67 (71.3) 0.80 0.43 1.48
 Christian 11 (24.4) 34 (75.6) 0.64 0.29 1.43
 Kirat 20 (25.6) 58 (74.4) 0.68 0.35 1.33
 No religion 4 (57.1) 3 (42.9) 2.66 0.56 12.61
Marital status
 Married 42 (27.3) 112 (72.7) 1 0.75 1.97 0.495
 Single 53 (31.4) 116 (68.6) 1.21
Literacy status
 Literate 75 (25.9) 215 (74.1) 1 2.01 9.03 <0.001
 Illiterate 20 (60.6) 13 (39.4) 4.41
Employment status
 Unemployed 51 (26.3) 143 (73.7) 1 0.89 2.35 0.166
 Employed 44 (34.1) 85 (65.9) 1.45
Type of key population
 Primary 66 (30.0) 154 (70.0) 1 0.54 1.53 0.734
 Secondary 29 (28.2) 74 (71.8) 0.91
  1. * Calculated using χ2 test