This study investigated the impact of socio-demographic factors on HIV infected pregnant women in Imo State. Data used were collected from the Federal Medical Centre, Owerr. The data comprised HIV status and socio-demographic factors of pregnant women attending antenatal care in Federal Medical Centre, Owerri. The Socio-Demographic factors included the independent variables which include Age, Residence, Senatorial Zone, Marital Status, Contraceptive Use, Education, Religion and Employment status of the pregnant women. Descriptive statistics tools and Ordinal Logistic Regression Model (Proportional Odds Model) were used for data analysis. The results of the analyses showed that “Age” which is one of the variables used in the analysis was categorized and result showed that pregnant women between the ages of 15-19 years are prone to contacting HIV/AIDS as compared to higher age categories. “Marital status” was also categorized and tested, result showed that Married pregnant women were more vulnerable to contacting HIV/AIDS as compared with the Single and Divorced pregnant women. Another result was shown in the “Use of Contraceptives” which showed that some of the pregnant women Never used any form of Contraceptives when compared with the result of those pregnant women that uses contraceptives which made them liable to contacting HIV/AIDS. Further result showed that “Residence” as another variable was tested and result showed that the Rural dwellers are more susceptible to contacting the deadly disease called HIV/AIDS. Lastlty, “Senatorial” was shown to be statistically significant as the various categories under it were all tested and result showed that the pregnant women residing in Orlu Senatorial zone were inclined to contacting HIV/AIDS as compared to the result of Owerri and Okigwe Senatorial zones.
GLORY, C (2023). Proportional Odds Modelling Of Hiv Infection Among Pregnant Women (A Case Study Of Federal Medical Centre, Owerri). Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Nov 30, 2023, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/proportional-odds-modelling-of-hiv-infection-among-pregnant-women-a-case-study-of-federal-medical-centre-owerri-7-2
CHINONYE, GLORY. "Proportional Odds Modelling Of Hiv Infection Among Pregnant Women (A Case Study Of Federal Medical Centre, Owerri)" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 31 May. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/proportional-odds-modelling-of-hiv-infection-among-pregnant-women-a-case-study-of-federal-medical-centre-owerri-7-2. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.
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CHINONYE, GLORY. "Proportional Odds Modelling Of Hiv Infection Among Pregnant Women (A Case Study Of Federal Medical Centre, Owerri)" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 30 Nov. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/proportional-odds-modelling-of-hiv-infection-among-pregnant-women-a-case-study-of-federal-medical-centre-owerri-7-2