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Table 2 Factors associated with fertility desire among HIV-positive women of reproductive age in Tigray region, Ethiopia, 2013

From: Fertility desire among HIV-positive women in Tigray region, Ethiopia: implications for the provision of reproductive health and prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services

   Had fertility desire    
Characteristics   Yes (%) No (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Marital status Married/partnered 251(54.2) 212(45.8) 0.59(0.34, 1.02) 0.94(0.40, 2.21) 0.889
  Dissolved (widowed or divorced) 144(33.1) 291(66.9) 0.25(0.14, 0.43) 0.61(0.29, 1.28) 0.189
  Never married 44(66.7) 22(33.3) 1.00 1.00  
Age category in years 15-24 84(70.0) 36(30.0) 6.68(4.21, 10.58) 2.64(1.44, 4.83) 0.002
  25-34 268(52.8) 240(47.2) 3.20(2.37, 4.31) 2.37(1.60, 3.50) <0.0001
  35-49 87(5.9) 249(74.1) 1.00 1.00  
Educational status No formal education 225(39.5) 345(60.5) 1.00 1.00  
  Primary education 141(54.9) 116(45.1) 1.86(1.38,2.51) 1.16(0.77, 1.76) 0.476
  Secondary education and above 73(53.3) 64(46.7) 1.75(1.20,2.55) 0.81(0.45, 1.45) 0.474
Occupation Unemployed 41(35.0) 76(65.0) 1.00 1.00  
  Housewife 100(51.6) 94(48.5) 1.97(1.23,3.16) 1.58(0.75, 3.31) 0.226
  Daily laborer 91(43.5) 118(56.6) 1.43(0.90,2.28) 1.47(0.77, 2.84) 0.246
  Farmer 72(36.9) 123(63.1) 1.09(0.67,1.75) 1.85(0.95,3.61) 0.072
  Merchant 72(53.7) 62(46.3) 2.15(1.29,3.58) 2.38(1.17, 4.84) 0.017
  Employed 34(45.3) 41(54.7) 1.54(0.85,2.78) 1.11(0.48,2.60) 0.807
  other 29(72.5) 11(27.5) 4.89(2.22,10.78) 5.38(1.64,17.62) 0.005
Presence of functional television Yes 160(53.9) 137(46.1) 1.62(1.23,2.14) 1.07(0.70,1.63) 0.768
  No 279(41.8) 388(58.2) 1.00 1.00  
Presence of functional radio Yes 211(50.8) 204(49.2) 1.46(1.13,1.88) 1.39(0.96,2.03) 0.082
  No 228(41.5) 321(58.5) 1.00 1.00  
Did you disclose to your husband/sexual partner? Yes 221(52.9) 197(47.1) 1.66(1.26, 2.19) 1.74(1.11,2.72) 0.016
  No 163(40.4) 241(59.6) 1.00 1.00  
Perceived health status Deteriorating 3(20.0) 12(80.0) 1.00 1.00  
  Improving 410(45.7) 487(54.3) 3.37(0.94,12.01) 3.91(0.72,21.29) 0.115
  The same 26(50.0) 26(50.0) 4.00(1.01,15.85) 4.37(0.67,28.41) 0.122
On prophylaxis/non-ART medication Yes 330(43.4) 430(56.6) 1.00 1.00  
  No 109(53.4) 95(46.6) 1.50(1.10,2.04) 1.26(0.82,1.92) 0.289
Total number of living children None 132(79.0) 35(21.0) 19.41(11.94, 31.58) 25.76(13.66, 48.56) <0.0001
  1-2 260(51.2) 248(48.8) 5.40(3.78, 7.72) 5.14(3.37,7.84) <0.0001
  > = 3 47(16.3) 242(83.7) 1.00 1.00  
  1. COR-Crude Odds Ratio, AOR-Adjusted Odds ratio, CI-Confidence Interval.