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Table 3 Couples’ HCT uptake among married or cohabiting individuals by the exposure of interest and background characteristics

From: Evaluation of a demand-creation intervention for couples’ HIV testing services among married or cohabiting individuals in Rakai, Uganda: a cluster-randomized intervention trial

Characteristic Comparison arm Intervention arm P-value*
N = 394 n (%) N = 513 n (%)
Study region
 Buyamba 113 16 (14.2) 217 38 (17.5) 0.43
 Katana 188 20 (10.6) 144 17 (11.8) 0.74
 Kasensero 93 18 (19.3) 152 49 (32.2) 0.03
Sex
 Female 206 27 (13.1) 266 47 (17.7) 0.18
 Male 188 27 (14.4) 247 57 (23.1) 0.02
Age-group
 19–29 105 18 (17.1) 138 34 (24.6) 0.16
 30–39 193 22 (11.4) 233 52 (22.3) 0.003
 40+ 96 14 (14.6) 142 18 (12.7) 0.67
Education
 None 24 03 (12.5) 30 09 (30.0) 0.12
 Primary 294 43 (14.6) 345 65 (18.8) 0.16
 Post-primary 76 08 (10.5) 138 30 (21.7) 0.04
Marital duration
 ≤2 years 18 04 (22.2) 37 09 (24.3) 0.86
 3–4 years 29 03 (10.3) 63 21 (33.3) 0.02
 5+ years 347 47 (13.5) 413 74 (17.9) 0.10
Prior mutual HIV status disclosure at baseline
 Neither partner disclosed 164 14 (8.5) 180 27 (15.0) 0.06
 Only one partner disclosed 81 12 (14.8) 142 22 (15.5) 0.89
 Both partners disclosed 149 28 (18.8) 191 55 (28.8) 0.03
No. of sexual partners in past 12 months
 1 309 46 (14.9) 396 85 (21.5) 0.03
 2+ 85 08 (9.4) 117 19 (16.2) 0.16
Condom use in past 12 months
 No 314 40 (12.7) 383 73 (19.1) 0.02
 Yes 80 14 (17.5) 130 31 (23.8) 0.28
Current non-marital sex
 No 321 46 (14.3) 428 92 (21.5) 0.01
 Yes 73 08 (11.0) 85 12 (14.1) 0.55
Marital order
 First 276 36 (13.0) 333 70 (21.0) 0.01
 Second 95 15 (15.8) 151 29 (19.2) 0.50
 Third or higher 23 03 (13.0) 29 05 (17.2) 0.68
  1. *P-value based on two-sample test of proportions; p-values that are less than 0.05 are shown in bold type