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Table 2 Incident relative risk (IRR) of no past HIV test among women in rural Constanza, Dominican Republic, unadjusted and adjusted (aIRR) for demographic and behavioral indicators

From: A cross-sectional evaluation of HIV testing practices among women in the rural Dominican Republic

 IRR95% CIaIRR95% CI
Age (years)
 16 to 29 years1.001.00
 30 to 39 years0.720(0.195, 2.67)0.694(0.172, 2.80)
 40 to 49 years1.280(0.405, 4.05)1.22(0.314, 4.76)
 50+ years2.300(0.991, 5.32)1.73(0.581, 5.17)
Time lived in the community (years)
 10 years or less1.001.00
 More than 10 years1.240(0.137, 0.541)0.627(0.211, 1.86)
Education level
 Less than primary1.001.00
 Primary0.539(0.289, 1.01)0.649(0.338, 1.25)
 Some high school0.457(0.181, 1.15)0.621(0.200, 1.93)
 High school or higher0.307(0.102, 0.916)0.700(0.216, 2.27)
Age at sexual debut
 15 years or younger1.001.00
 Over 15 years0.701(0.389, 1.26)0.782(0.431, 1.42)
 Unknown/prefer not to answer0.367(0.058, 2.35)0.502(0.099, 2.55)
Number of lifetime sex partners
 11.001.00
 2 or more1.080(0.587, 1.99)1.120(0.636, 1.96)
 Unknown/prefer not to answer0.388(0.057, 2.62)0.454(0.052, 3.96)
Pregnant, ever
 No1.001.00
 Yes0.852(0.331, 2.19)0.751(0.280, 2.01)
Received STD test, ever
 No/unsure1.001.00
 Yes0.164(0.323, 0.549)0.219(0.054, 0.887)
Know someone with HIV
 No1.001.00
 Yes0.823(0.446, 1.52)0.876(0.495, 1.55)
Likelihood of taking HIV test if offered
 Extremely or very unlikely1.001.00
 Somewhat likely0.700(0.226, 2.16)0.784(0.307, 2.00)
 Extremely or very likely0.727(0.364, 1.45)1.070(0.554, 2.05)
 Unsure0.583(0.095, 3.57)0.669(0.138, 3.25)
  1. CI Confidence interval