Variable P- value COR(95% CI) X2
Age 20-29 .919 .919(.179-4.722) 1.299
30-39 .591 .615(.105-3.620)
40-49 .799 1.263(209-7.649)
50-59   1
Sex Male .921 .960(.426-2.162) .010
Female   1
Marital status Single .999 1  2.271
Married .999 3.44(.4432-2.3446)
Divorced .999 9.23(.7012-10.664)
Separated 1 -
Widowed   -
Profession Physician .076 7.8(.804-75.640) 5.121
Health officer .414 2.889(.226-36.868)
Nurse .396 2.483(.304-20.259)
Midwife .286 3.421(.357-32.783)
Laboratory   1
Risk of HIV infection Yes .521 2(.24-16.634) 2.088
No .639 .5(.028-9.076)
I don’t know   1
Training on PEP Yes .008 2.969(1.336-6.597) 7.14♣
No   1
Having guide line on PEP Yes .621 .818(.369-1.813) .245
No   1
Score of knowledge Good .3 .225(.013-3.769) 1.211
Fair .272 .203(.012-3.483)
Poor   1
Service year cat <10year .854 1.084(.461-2.547) .034
>10year   1
Patient cared daily <35 .602 1.277(.509-3.207) .272
>35   1  
NB ♣ shows significant association, - Implies no event
Table 6: Bivariate analysis of socio demographic & behavioral factors associated PEP utilization in Mekelle town.