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Table 2 Factors associated with fertility desire in HIV-positive women (n = 243)

From: Prevalence and factors associated with fertility desire among HIV-positive women in Rwanda in the context of improved life expectancy

Variables (Reference category) Unadjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Woman’s age (15-24 years) 1 1
 25–34 years 0.257 (0.103–0.641) 0. 387(0.119–1.259)
 35–49 years 0.044 (0.017–0.114) 0. 051(0.013–0.204)*
Marital status (Living with partner) 1 1
 Not in union 0.955 (0.572–1.595) 0.550 (0.075–4.008)
Has co-wives (No) 1 1
 Other 0.813 (0.486–1.360) 0.348 (0.068–1.775)
Sexually active (No) 1 1
 Yes 1.324 (0.793–2.212) 2.267 (0.725–7.082)
Age at first sex (Below 19 years) 1 1
 19 years or above 1.140 (0.683–1.903) 1.713 (0.768–3.824)
Number of sexual unions (Once) 1 1
 Other 1.186 (0.707–1.991) 1.037 (0.448–2.398)
Ideal number of children (At most 2) 1 1
 3 or above 0.703 (0.406–1.219) 2.122 (0.912–4.936)
Number of living children (None) 1 1
 1–2 0.204 (0.066–0.628) 0.611 (0.153–2.444)
 3 or above 0.024 (0.007–0.080) 0.177 (0.037–0.837)*
Partner’s desire for children (Wants the same) 1 1
 Other 1.380 (0.800–2.381) 3.752 (1.203–11.702)*
Current contraceptive use (No) 1 1
 Yes 0.215 (0.115–0.403) 0.146(0.057–0.375)*
Woman’s Religion (Catholic) 1  
 Protestant 1.371 (0.766–2.452) 1.268 (0.532–3.022)
 Other 1.201 (0.584–2.470) 1.198 (0.416–3.446)
Currently employed (No) 1 1
 Yes 0.385 (0.201–0.739) 0.298 (0.113–0.782)*
Economic status (Low) 1 1
 Medium 1.532 (0.728–3.224) 2.447 (0.833–7.193)
 High 2.126 (1.013–4.462) 3.537 (0.843–14.845)
Type of place of residence (Urban) 1 1
 Rural 0.638 (0.381–1.068) 1.196 (0.427–3.352)
Woman’s education (No education) 1 1
 At most primary 1.138 (0.570–2.272) 0.571 (0.195–1.678)
 Secondary or higher 2.071 (0.889–4.827) 1.137 (0.287–4.502)
Partner’s occupation (Agriculture) 1 1
 Other 1.750 (0.842–3.636) 1.171 (0.368–3.726)
Constant 4.803
Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness-of-fit test p-value 0.793
Prediction power (% of correctly classified) 80.7%
  1. *statistically significant effect with respect to the reference category