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Table 3 Bivariate analysis of association of mental health and demographic variables with attendance at ART Centre within one month of testing

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

Variable Prevalence among those attending post-test counselling and receiving a positive HIV test N (%) Attendance at ART Centre among exposure categories N (%) Unadjusted OR with 95% confidence interval P-value
Total 183   122 66.67    
Common mental disorder 14 7.65 9 64.29 0.74 0.23-2.36 0.62
AUD (men only) 31 33.33 26 83.87 1.96 0.64-6.04 0.23
Cognitive functioning        
Delayed recall. Scored below educational norm 78 42.62 54 69.23 0.82 0.44-1.53 0.53
Verbal fluency. Scored below educational norm 55 30.05 39 70.91 0.76 0.38-1.50 0.43
Male 93 50.82 71 76.34    
Female 90 49.18 51 56.67 0.41 0.21-0.76 0.01
Age        
Less than 35 years 88 48.09 51 57.95    
More than 35 years 95 51.91 71 74.74 2.15 1.13-4.07 0.02
Religion        
Hindu 123 67.96 81 65.85    
Christian 43 23.26 28 65.12 2.07 0.55-7.76 0.93
Muslim 15 8.29 12 80.00 0.97 0.47-2.01 0.78
Marital status        
Married/co-habiting 131 71.58 95 72.52    
Not currently married 52 28.42 27 51.92 0.77 0.63-0.94 0.01
Education        
Up to primary 99 54.10 65 65.66    
Secondary school and above 84 45.90 57 67.86 1.10 0.59-2.05 0.75
Employment        
Economically active 1120 65.57 86 71.67    
Not earning money 63 34.43 36 57.14 0.53 0.28-1.01 0.05
Perceived likelihood of testing positive for HIV        
Likely/very likely 53 28.96 35 66.04 1.24 0.57-2.70 0.58