Table 2

Factors associated with time to linkage at bivariate and Multivariate Cox regression

VariableCrude HR95% CIAdjusted HR95% CI
Gender
 MaleRefRef
 Female0.970.84 to 1.120.980.84 to 1.14
Age
 18–30RefRef
 30–450.950.81 to 1.110.980.83 to 1.17
 45–601.180.95 to 1.471.120.87 to 1.44
 >601.060.65 to 1.731.110.66 to 1.88
Marital status
 SingleRefRef
 Married1.240.98 to 1.561.060.83 to 1.35
 Separated1.140.85 to 1.530.870.64 to 1.18
 Divorced1.270.84 to 1.911.190.78 to 1.83
 Widower1.371.02 to 1.831.150.82 to 1.61
Time to reach clinic (hours)
 <1RefRef
 1–21.060.89 to 1.251.030.86 to 1.22
 2–50.970.74 to 1.281.170.88 to 1.55
 >50.750.37 to 1.521.090.54 to 2.22
Testing site
 Mobile basedRefRef
 Facility based1.731.49 to 2.003*1.781.53 to 2.07*
Health improved because of ARV
 NoRefRef
 Yes1.461.22 to 1.74*1.010.82 to 1.24
Any friend/Family taking ARVs
 NoRefRef
 Yes1.351.16 to 1.58*1.010.85 to 1.203
I want to receive treatment
 NoRefRef
 Yes1.251.07 to 1.45*1.251.06 to 1.45*
Disclosure of HIV status
 NoRefRef
 Yes2.820.25 to 3.54*2.642.05 to 3.39*
  • *Significant at p value <0.05.