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Table 2 ORs and the corresponding 95 % CIs demographic factors and HIV sero-positivity among the study patients

From: Unrecognized human immunodeficiency virus infection and risk factors among elderly medical patients at the Korle Bu teaching hospital, Accra, Ghana

  N [1,100] HIV status OR 95 % CI p-value
Pos (46) Neg (1054)
Education
 Illiterate 466 14 452 0.62 0.20–1.93 0.29
 Basic 230 12 218 1.10 0.35–3.51 0.57
 Secondary 320 16 304 1.05 0.34–3.24 0.60
 Tertiary 84 4 80 a   
Marital Status
 Married 956 43 913 2.21 0.68–7.23 0.13
 Unmarried 144 3 141 a   
Religion
 Christian 668 24 644 0.46 0.19–1.11 0.08
 Muslim 338 15 323 0.58 0.23–1.46 0.18
 Other 94 7 87 a   
Occupation
 Formal 231 8 223 1.47 0.47–4.57 0.35
 Informal 659 33 626 2.16 0.83–5.61 0.07
 Unemployed 210 5 205 a   
  1. a: references for calculations of OR