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Table 1 Participant characteristics and correlates of VL testing non-uptake

From: Non-uptake of viral load testing among people receiving HIV treatment in Gomba district, rural Uganda

  Frequency (%) No VL test (%) Univariate model Multivariable model
Characteristic    OR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value
Age (years)
1–15 24 (5.8) 6 (25.0) 1.13 (0.41–3.11) 0.81 1.37 (0.48–3.93) 0.55
16–30 76 (18.4) 35 (46.1) 2.90 (1.58–5.33) 0.001 2.74 (1.44–5.24) 0.002
31–45 182 (44.4) 64 (35.2) 1.84 (1.11–3.07) 0.018 1.92 (1.12–3.27) 0.017
  > 46 132 (21.0) 30 (22.7) Referent   Referent  
ART Duration
  ≤ 2 years 156 (37.7) 67 (42.9) 2.24 (1.35–3.71) 0.002 2.38 (1.37–4.12) 0.002
  > 2–4 years 127 (30.7) 35 (27.6) 1.31 (0.65–1.97) 0.67 1.35 (0.75–2.44) 0.32
  > 4 years 131 (31.6) 33 (25.2) Referent   Referent  
Health Facility
Level III 276 (66.7) 73 (26.4) Referent   Referent  
Level IV 138 (33.3) 62 (44.9) 2.27 (1.48–3.48) < 0.001 2.85 (1.78–4.56) < 0.001
Gender
Male 164 (39.6) 59 (36.0) Referent    
Female 250 (60.4) 76 (30.4) 0.77 (0.51–1.18) 0.24   
Marital Statusa
Married 246 (66.5) 81 (32.9) Referent    
Unmarried 124 (33.5) 39 (31.5) 0.94 (0.59–1.49) 0.78   
  1. aData missing for 44 PWH