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Table 1 Frequency distribution of women's soci-demographic and obstetric characteristics, PMTCT knowledge and HIV testing experience by public- and private health care facilities

From: Applying the theory of planned behaviour to explain HIV testing in antenatal settings in Addis Ababa - a cohort study

Variable Whole sample
N = 3033
n (%)
Public facilities
n = 2751
n (%)
Private facilities
n = 282
n (%)
P-Value
Age in years     < 0.001
15-24 1444(48.4) 1378(50.9) 66(23.8)  
> 25 1541(51.6) 1330(49.1) 211(76.2)  
Education/grades completed     < 0.001
0 - 4 1061(35.1) 1060(38.7) 1(0.4)  
5 - 8 857(28.4) 846(30.9) 11(3.9)  
> 9 1103(36.5) 834(30.4) 269(95.7)  
Number of pregnancies     < 0.01
1 1524(50.3) 1357(49.3) 167(59.2)  
> 2 1508(49.7) 1393(50.7) 115(40.8)  
PMTCT knowledge     < 0.001
Knowledgeable 2240(76.5) 1987(75.0) 253(91.0)  
Not knowledgeable 687(23.5) 662(25.0) 25(9.0)  
Previous HIV testing experience     < 0.001
Yes 2450(81.0) 2185(79.7) 265(94.0)  
No 575(19.0) 558(20.3) 17(6.0)  
Previous HIV testing experience
with partner
    < 0.001
Yes 1673(57.2) 1465(55.3) 208(75.6)  
No 1250(42.8) 1183(44.7) 67(24.4)  
Type of pre-test counselling     < 0.001
Group pre-test information 2130(73.8) 2098(77.1) 32(19.4)  
Individual counselling 757(26.2) 624(22.9) 133(80.6)