Table 5: Multivariate Analysis on parent-adolescent HIV/AIDS communication by different socio-demographic variables in Kemebata Temebaro Zone, February 2012.

Variable

HIV/AIDS communication

COR (95% CI)

AOR (95% CI)

Yes

No

Sex

Male

295 (70.6%)

123 (29.4%)

1.0

1.0

Female

217 (62.2%)

132 (37.8%)

0.685 (0.507- 0.927)*

0.736 (0.536-1.011)

P > 0.05

Age category

15-17

309 (62.7%)

184 (37.3%)

1.0

1.0

18-19

203 (74.1%)

71 (25.9%)

1.703 (1.229- 2.359)

1.706 (1.212- 2.403)*

P < 0.05

Level of education

Grade nine

252 (63.2%)

147 (36.8%)

1.0

1.0

Grade ten

260 (70.6%)

108 (29.4%)

1.427 (1.054-1.932) *††

1.384 (.998-1.920)

P > 0.05

Residence

Rural

266 (62.4%)

160 (37.6%)

1.0

1.0††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Urban

246 (72.1%)

95 (27.9%)

1.558 (1.145-2.118)*††

1.503 (1.085 -2.084)*

P < 0.05

Motherís education

Canít read and write

152 (59.8%)

102 (40.2%)

1.0

1.0

Primary education

150 (68.2%)

70 (31.8%)

1.438 (.985-2.100)

1.29 (.863-1.930)

P > 0.05

Secondary education &above†††

210 (71.7%)

83 (28.3%)

1.698 (1.188-2.426)

1.622 (1.115-2.358)*

P < 0.05

Level of Knowledge of adolescent on HIV/AIDS prevention

Knowledgeable

482 (69.9%)

208 (30.1%)

3.63 (2.233-5.903)

3.57 (2.145-5.828)*

P < 0.05

Not Knowledgeable

30 (39%)

47 (61%)

1.0

1.0

 

** P-value < 0.05