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Table 4 Bivariable and multivariable analysis of factors associated with VIA service utilization among study participants in Hawassa city, Ethiopia (n = 411)

From: Visual inspection with acetic-acid (VIA) service utilization and associated factors among women in Hawassa city, southern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Variables Screened with VIA N (%) Unadjusted odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95%CI) p value
Age
 30–39 24(15.4) 1.00 1.00 .000
 40–49 61 (23.9) 1.73 (1. 03–2.91) 4.64 (2. 15–10.01)
Parity
 1–5 19(10.8) 1.00 1.00 .287
 > 5 66(28.1) 3.23 (1. 85–5.62) 0.59 (0. 23–1.55)
Having history of STIs
 No 31 (11.7) 1.00 1.00 .000
 Yes 54 (37.2) 4.50 (2. 72–7.44) 3.90 (2. 02–7.53)
Advice from health care providers
 No 17 (9.9) 1.00 1.00 .003
 Yes 68(28.5) 3.63 (2. 04–6.44) 4.52 (1. 70–12.11)
Awareness on VIA screening
 No 50 (19.6) 1.00 1.00 .001
 Yes 35 (22.4) 1.19 (0. 73–1.93) 3.67 (1. 68–8.04)
Self-perceived risk of developing cervical cancer
 No 26(12.6) 1.00 1.00 .000
 Yes 59(28.8) 2.80 (1. 70–4.66) 3.52 (1. 74–7.13)
Community health education
 No 28 (16.3) 1.00 1.00 .000
 Yes 57 (23.8) 0.06 (1. 61–0.10) 6.25 (2. 10–13.05)