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Table 2 Review of matching procedure used

From: Determinants of condom uptake among HIV voluntary counselling and testing clients: experiences from a hospital-based study in south India

  Less complete vs. more complete VCT
Purpose of matching Prepare data to calculate the difference in condom uptake expected after less complete vs. more complete VCT
Matching strategy Exact matching
Variables matched in each pair:  
Age group 15-34, 35+
Education Less than secondary education, secondary or more
HIV status HIV positive, HIV negative
Gender Male, female
Other factors Current marital status, history of condom use (all had not used condoms before)
Variable that differed in each pair: Completeness of VCT received
Outcome of interest Condom uptake