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Table 3 Potential predictors of VCT (logistic regression model)

From: Scaling up combined community-based HIV prevention interventions targeting truck drivers in Morocco: effectiveness on HIV testing and counseling

  N VCT in previous 12 months
   % ORc (95% CI) Complete model Final model Sensitivity analysis
ORa (95%) (N=423) ORa (95%) (N=451) ORa (95%) (N=902)
Exposed to the intervention       
2007 484 4.3 -- -- -- 1
Never 210 6.7 1 1 1 0.80 (0.37-1.71)
Once 63 27.0 5.17 (2.38 - 11.25) 5.45 (2.27-13.06) 4.84 (2.18-10.78) 3.81 (1.73-8.36)
Twice or more 180 57.8 19.16 (10.33 - 35.53) 16.65 (8.10-34.23) 15.72 (8.31-29.73) 12.18 (6.54-22.68)
Age category (yrs)       
≤24 23 17.4 0.50 (0.16-1.53) 1.94 (0.43-8.81)   
25-29 67 23.9 0.74 (0.39-1.41) 0.98 (0.39-2.45)   
30-39 177 33.3 1.18 (0.76-1.84) 1.30 (0.70-2.42)   
40 and over 192 29.7 1.00 1   
Living in a couple (Yes vs. No) 352 vs. 106 30.4 vs.26.4 1.22 (0.75-1.98) 1.30 (0.62-2.71)   
Education       
None 79 22.8 0.67 (0.37-1.24) 1.29 (0.54-3.06)   
Primary level 183 31.7 1.06 (0.68-1.64) 1.19 (0.70-2.11)   
Secondary level 197 30.5 1.00    
Employment status (self-employed versus employee) 199 vs 260 34.2 vs. 26.2 1.47 (0.98-2.19) 1.71 (0.99-2.96) 1.67 (1.02-2.73) 1.44 (0.93-2.22)
Health insurance (Yes versus No) 90 vs 369 28.9 vs. 29.8 0.96 (0.58-1.59) 1.12 (0.56-2.24)   
Male sexual partners (Yes vs. No) 47 vs. 389 48.9 vs. 27.8 2.49 (1.35-4.61) 2.47 (1.12-5.46)   
Paid for sex in the previous 12 months (Yes vs. No) 291 vs. 168 30.6 vs.28.0 0.88 (0.58-1.34) 1.61 (0.77-3.33)   
Inconsistent condom use with occasional partners and/or sex workers in the previous 12 months       
No 36 47.2 4.28 (2.45-7.47) 3.62 (1.64-7.98) 3.07 (1.59-5.93) 2.77 (1.54-4.97)
Inconsistent condom use only with occasional partners 62 56.5 2.95 (1.47-5.93) 1.43 (0.57-3.57) 1.16 (0.53-2.54) 1.41 (0.70-2.87)
Inconsistent condom use with sex workers* 361 23.3 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
STI symptoms: penis discharge in the previous 12 months (Yes vs. No) 115 vs. 340 18.3 vs.33.5 0.44 (0.26-0.75) 0.73 (0.33-1.59)   
STI symptoms: ulceration in the previous 12 months (Yes vs. No) 47 vs. 406 27.7 vs. 29.6 0.91 (0.47-1.79) 1.67 (0.61-4.59)   
P Poor Knowledge about HIV prevention (Yes vs. No) 144 vs. 315 22.2 vs. 33.3 0.58 (0.37-0.92) 0.81 (0.43-1.56)   
Knowledge that the results of HIV test would remain confidential 377 vs. 76 34.0 vs. 10.5 4.37 (2.04-9.37) 2.84 (1.12-7.24) 2.99 (1.24-7.21) 3.01 (1.61-5.61)