Independent Variables Frequency OR (95% CI) p value
Yes No
Sex        
Male 87 99 1 0.005
Female 68 138 0.560 (0.372, 0.844)*
Age Category        
15-24 29 24 1 0.043
25-34 68 102 0.552 (0.296, 1.027)
35-44 49 86 0.471 (0.247, 0.898)*
≥ 45 9 25 0.298 (0.117, 0.758)*
Religion        
Muslim 91 117 1  
Orthodox 59 105 0.722 (0.475, 1.100) 0.117
Protestant 5 15 0.429 (0.150, 1.223)  
Educational Status        
Attend basic education 29 103 1  
Illitrate 39 15 0.777 (0.431, 1.401)  
Elementary 51 50 1.576 (0.874, 2.843) 0.043
Secondary 28 61 1.731 (0.868, 3.451)  
Tertiary 6 8 1.344 (0.425, 4.255)  
Marital relationship        
Married 79 103 1  
Single 6 15 0.521 (0.194, 1.405)  
Widow/widowed 21 50 0.547 (0.304, 0.986)* 0.0000
Divorced 24 61  0.512 (0.294, 0.894)*  
Non-married partners 25 8 4.074 (1.744, 9.517)*  
Number of children alive        
0-2 32 10 1 0.0000
3-5 115 200 0.178 (0.085, 0.379)*
≥ 6 8 27 0.093 (.032, 0.268)*
Partners fertility desire        
Yes 85 31 1  
No 12 62 0.071 (0.034, 0.148)* 0.0000
Use of Family Planning Method        
Yes 75 102 1 0.577
No 79 133 0.807 (0.537, 1.215)
knowledge of MTCT        
Yes 137 189 1  
No 15 21 0.985 (0.490, 1.980 ) 0.0009
Knowledge on the PMTCT medication        
Yes 123 158 1  
No 20 23 1.117 (0.587, 2.127) -0.0001
Belief on PMTCT medication to reduce transmission        
Yes 103 129 1 0.004
No 21 27 0.974 (0.520, 1.8222)
Start Receiving ARV        
Yes 126 189 1 0.706
No 29 48 0.906 (0.543, 1.514)
Husband /wife/ partner tested for HIV        
Yes 95 103 1 0.0005
No 12 18 0.724 (0.331,1.580)
Husband /wife/ partner test result        
Negative 25 28 1 0.0057
Positive 70 79 0.992 (0.530, 1.856)
Duration of HIV Diagnosis        
≤ 12 48 88 1 0.2085
>12 107 149 1.37 (0.856, 2.025)
Duration of ART Treatment        
≤ 6 26 53 1 0.174
>6 129 184 1.43 (0.849, 2.405)
Table 4: Bivariate analysis for associations between independent variables and fertility desire (n=392).