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Table 5 Adjusted factors associated with HIV infection among fisherfolk in landing sites located in Muleba and Buchosa Districts, north-western Tanzania, October 2017

From: Prevalence of HIV infection and uptake of HIV/AIDS services among fisherfolk in landing Islands of Lake Victoria, north western Tanzania

Variable aOR 95% CI p-value
Lower Upper
Alcohol intake
 Alcohol non-users 1    
 Alcohol users 2.26 1.228 4.147 0.009
Place of residence
 Located in Muleba 1    
 Located in Buchosa 0.75 0.4 1.401 0.37
Number of sexual partners
 No multiple sexual partners 1    
 Multiple sexual partners 0.636 0.349 1.158 0.139
Level of education
 Primary education+ 1    
 No formal education 3.37 1.637 6.921 0.001
Marital status
 Single 1    
 Married 0.563 0.239 1.329 0.19
 Cohabit/widow/divorced 0.332 0.167 0.66 0.002
VCT use
 Uptake of VCT in 1 year 1    
 No uptake of VCT 0.748 0.382 1.467 0.399
Age of participants
 Age 1.061 1.029 1.093 < 0.001