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Table 3 Results from Multilevel Binary Logistic Regression Using Data from Ethiopians Youths, 2016 EDHS

From: HIV voluntary counseling and testing uptake and associated factors among Ethiopian youths: evidence from the 2016 EDHS using multilevel modeling

VCT uptake Robust Std. Err. Z P > z AOR [95% Conf. Int.]
Knowledge of HIV (Ref.:Low)
 Moderate 0.190 5.4 0.0000 1.78 [CI (1.45, 2.19)]
 Comprehensive 0.249 6.7 0.0000 2.16 [CI (1.73, 2.71)]
Wealth Status (Ref.: Poor)
 Middle 0.114 2.8 0.0050 1.28 [CI (1.07, 1.53)]
 Rich 0.189 5 0.0000 1.72 [CI (1.39, 2.14)]
Risky Sexual Behavior (Ref.: No)
 Yes 0.195 10.7 0.0000 2.39 [CI (2.04, 2.80)]
Religion (Ref.: Orthodox)
 Protestant 0.081 −2.5 0.0130 0.77 [CI (0.63, 0.95)]
 Muslim 0.061 −3.2 0.0010 0.78 [CI (0.66, 0.91)]
 Other 0.073 −3.8 0.0000 0.66 [CI (0.53, 0.82)]
Educational level (Ref: No Education)
 Primary 0.186 3 0.0030 1.46 [CI (1.13, 1.87)]
 Secondary 0.360 6.2 0.0000 2.47 [CI (1.85, 3.29)]
 Higher 0.542 8 0.0000 3.49 [CI (2.57, 4.73)]
Marital Status (Ref.: Never in a union)
 Married 1.004 9 0.0000 5.37 [CI (3.72, 7.74)]
 Other 0.704 10 0.0000 4.60 [CI (3.41, 6.21)]
Occupational Status (Ref.: Not working)
 Agricultural Workers 0.092 −0.6 0.5640 0.95 [CI (0.78, 1.14)]
 Professional Workers 0.473 2.5 0.0130 1.87 [CI (1.14, 3.07)]
 Trade/Sales 0.260 2.1 0.0360 1.45 [CI (1.03, 2.06)]
 Elementary occupation 0.194 0.6 0.5640 1.11 [CI (0.78, 1.56)]
 Others 0.233 3.2 0.0010 1.60 [CI (1.20, 2.13)]
Own a mobile telephone
 Yes 0.151 7.9 0.0000 1.88 [CI (1.61, 2.20)]
Freq. of listening to a radio (Ref.: No)
 Less than once a week 0.070 1.7 0.0860 1.11 [CI (0.98, 1.26)]
 At least once a week 0.114 3.3 0.0010 1.33 [CI (1.12, 1.57)]
Sex of the youths (Ref.: Female)
 Male 0.057 −4.3 0.0000 0.70 [CI (0.60, 0.83)]
 _cons 0.017 −11.4 0.0000 0.07 [CI (0.05, 0.12)]
Region
 var.(_cons) 0.044    0.14 [CI (0.75, 0.26)]
  1. AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio