Table 1

Demographic characteristics of individuals who received HIV POCT over the study period (n=3204) and multivariable analysis of differences between those whose first test was POCT and those who had received EIA prior to an initial POCT

Total n=3204 (%)Previous EIA n=999 (%)First Test POCT n=2205 (%)OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR (95% CI)p Value (AOR)
Gender
 Female1053 (32.9)383 (32.9)670 (30.4)1 (Ref)1 (Ref)
 Male2149 (67.1)614 (61.5)1535 (69.6)1.45 (1.23 to 1.68)1.40 (1.19 to 1.63)<0.0001
Age (years)
 0–19164 (5.1)50 (5.0)114 (5.2)1 (REF)1 (REF)
 20–291228 (38.3)434 (43.3)794 (36.0)0.80 (0.56 to 1.14)0.77 (0.54 to 1.10)0.154
 30–39857 (26.8)266 (26.6)591 (26.8)0.97 (0.67 to 1.40)0.94 (0.65 to 1.35)0.731
 40–49529 (16.5)156 (15.6)373 (16.9)1.05 (0.72 to 1.54)0.99 (0.68 to 1.46)0.970
 ≥50426 (13.3)93 (9.3)333 (15.1)1.57 (1.04 to 2.35)1.45 (0.97 to 2.19)0.071
  • AOR, adjusted OR; EIA, enzyme immunoassay; POCT, point-of-care testing.