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Table 2 Behavioural factors related to late initiation for HIV/AIDS care in Gurage zone public health facilities, n = 317, Sep. 2015 to Nov. 2016

From: Perceived behavioural predictors of late initiation to HIV/AIDS care in Gurage zone public health facilities: a cohort study using health belief model

Variable ART initiation condition
Case Control
Count (%) Count (%)
Knowledge
 Informed 105 (65.6) 121 (77.1)
 Uninformed 55 (34.4) 36 (22.9)
Perceived susceptibility
 Yes 33 (20.6) 129 (82.2)
 No 127 (79.4) 28 (17.8)
Perceived severity
 Yes 43 (26.9) 133 (84.7)
 No 117 (73.1) 24 (15.3)
Perceived benefit
 Yes 29 (18.1) 93 (59.2)
 No 131 (81.9) 64 (40.8)
Perceived barrier
 Yes 58 (36.2) 59 (37.6)
 No 102 (63.8) 98 (62.4)
Self-efficacy
 Yes 57 (35.6) 93 (59.2)
 No 103 (64.4) 64 (40.8)
Cue to action
 Yes 87 (54.4) 59 (37.6)
 No 73 (45.6) 98 (62.4)