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Table 1 Bivariate analysis of association of mental health and demographic variables with attendance of post-test counselling

From: Psychological predictors for attendance of post-HIV test counselling and linkage to care: the Umeed cohort study in Goa, India

Variable Prevalence among total sample N (%) Attendance of PTC among exposure category N (%) Unadjusted OR with 95% confidence interval P-value
Total 1934 (100.00) 1684 (87.07)    
Symptoms of common mental disorder 104 (5.38) 80 (76.92) 0.47 (0.29-0.76) <0.01
Hazardous alcohol use (men only) 257 (13.29) 212 (82.49) 0.66 (0.46-0.93) 0.02
Cognitive functioning        
Delayed recall: scored below educational norm 466 (23.06) 380 (85.20) 1.31 (0.99-1.75) 0.06
Verbal fluency: scored below educational norm 500 (25.85) 429 (85.80) 0.81 (0.60-1.10) 0.18
Male 915 (47.31) 784 (81.75) 1.00   
Female 1019 (52.69) 900 (85.87) 1.36 (1.06-1.73) 0.01
Age       Overall test for trend 0.04
18-25 444 (22.96) 371 (83.56) 1.00   
26-30 368 (19.03) 325 (88.32) 1.49 (0.99-2.23) 0.06
31-34 307 (15.87) 266 (86.64) 1.28 (0.84-1.93) 0.25
35-40 299 (15.46) 266 (88.96) 1.59 (1.02-2.46) 0.04
41-45 168 (8.69) 145 (86.31) 1.24 (0.75-2.06) 0.40
46-50 155 (8.01) 141 (90.97) 1.98 (1.08-3.62) 0.03
50+ 193 (9.98) 170 (88.08) 1.45 (0.88-2.40) 0.14
Religion       Overall test for heterogeneity 0.60
Hindu 1406 72.70 1223 (86.98) 1.00   
Christian 316 16.34 275 (87.03) 1.00 (0.70-1.44) 0.98
Muslim 209 10.83 184 (88.04) 1.10 (0.71-1.72) 0.67
Other 3 0.15 2 (66.67) 0.30 (0.03-3.32) 0.33
Marital status       Overall test for heterogeneity 0.01
Married/co-habiting 1351 (69.86) 1195 (88.45) 1.00   
Widowed 16 (0.83) 16 (100.00) ----- ------ 0.15
Separated/divorced 138 (7.14) 117 (84.78) 0.73 (0.44-1.19) 0.21
Never married 429 (22.18) 356 (82.98) 0.64 (0.47-0.86) <0.01
Education       Overall test for trend 0.50
None 350 (18.10) 303 (86.57) 1.00   
Primary school 485 (25.08) 429 (88.45) 1.19 (0.78-1.80) 0.42
Secondary school 941 (48.66) 820 (87.14) 1.05 (0.73-1.51) 0.79
Further education 158 (8.17) 132 (83.54) 0.79 (0.47-1.33) 0.37
Employment        
Paid employee 998 (51.60) 858 (85.97) 1.00 Overall test for heterogeneity 0.09
Student 50 (2.59) 38 (76.00) 0.52 (0.26-1.01) 0.06
Seasonal work 44 (2.28) 38 (86.36) 1.03 (0.43-2.49) 0.94
Self-employed: small-scale business 58 (3.00) 53 (91.38) 1.73 (0.68-4.40) 0.25
Owns business 107 (5.53) 92 (85.98) 1.00 (0.56-1.78) 1.00
Unemployed 243 (12.56) 218 (89.71) 1.42 (0.91-2.23) 0.13
No work outside home 434 (22.44) 387 (89.17) 1.34 (0.95-1.91) 0.10
Perceived likelihood of testing positive for HIV        
Likely/very likely 85 (4.40) 70 (82.35) 0.68 (0.38-1.21) 0.18
HIV status        
HIV-positive 221 (11.43) 183 (82.81) 0.68 (0.47-0.99) 0.05