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Table 3 Multivariable logistic model for correlates of HIV testing among sexually active women aged 15–49 and men aged 15–59 in Senegal (DHS 2017)

From: HIV screening in men and women in Senegal: coverage and associated factors; analysis of the 2017 demographic and health survey

VariablesWomenMen
AOR95% CIAOR95% CI
Age in 5-year groups
 15–191.0 1.0 
 20–242.0***1.6–2.51.30.8–2.0
 25–292.5***2.0–3.11.7*1.0–2.7
 30–342.6***2.0–3.21.9*1.1–3.3
 35–392.8***2.2–3.52.0*1.1–3.3
 40–442.5***1.9–3.21.9*1.1–3.1
 45–492.3***1.7–3.11.60.9–2.9
 50–54nana2.1*1.1–3.8
 55–59nana1.10.6–2.1
Zone
 North1.0 1.0 
 West2.8***2.2–3.60.5***0.4–0.7
 Center1.9***1.5–2.40.7*0.5–0.9
 South-East2.1***1.6–2.70.80.6–1.1
Educational level
 No education1.0 1.0 
 Primary1.3***1.1–1.41.7***1.3–2.2
 Secondary1.8***1.5–2.14.6***3.5–5.9
 Higher1.9**1.3–2.96.7***4.6–9.9
Wealth index
 Poorest1.0 1.0 
 Poorer1.3**1.1–1.61.6**1.1–2.2
 Middle2.0***1.6–2.42.0***1.4–2.8
 Richer2.3***1.8–2.92.3***1.6–3.4
 Richest1.8***1.4–2.42.4***1.6–3.8
Marital status
 Never been in union1.0 1.0 
 Married1.6**1.2–2.11.7***1.3–2.3
 Widowed1.50.9–2.70.90.2–3.6
 Divorced1.41.0–2.00.80.4–1.4
Knowledge about mother-to-child transmission
 No1.0 1.0 
 Yes1.00.9–1.20.80.6–1.0
Taking drugs to avoid HIV transmission to baby during pregnancy
 No1.0   
 Yes2.0***1.7–2.21.7***1.4–2.1
Had any STI in last 12 months
 No1.0 1.0 
 Yes1.4*1.1–1.90.80.3–2.3
Total lifetime number of sex Partners
 11.0 1.0 
 2+1.00.9–1.21.3*1.0–1.7
 Don’t know1.00.1–18.02.0*1.1–3.5
People hesitate to take HIV test because of the reaction of other people
 No1.0 1.0 
 Yes2.5***2.2–2.81.20.9–1.7
Owns a mobile telephone
 No1.0 1.0 
 Yes1.4***1.2–1.51.8**1.2–2.7
Number of ANC visits
 01.0   
 1+4.2***3.8–4.7  
  1. AOR Adjusted odds ratio *** p < 0.001, ** p < 0.01, * p < 0.05