Multivariate Regression Analysis of Respondents' Willingness to Pay for HIV Treatment Services in Nigeria and Independent Variablesa (N=400)

ModelOdds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)P Value
Age category
    Older than 40 years
    Younger than 40 years0.934 (−0.091, 0.032).351
Marital category
    Has a partner
    Has no partner0.130 (−0.060, 0.052).897
Educational category
    Below secondary school
    Secondary school and above0.355 (−0.064, 0.044).723
Employment category
    Not employed0.190 (0.015, 0.202).023b
Monthly income
    >Minimum wage
    <Minimum wage2.389 (−0.046, 0.069).697
    Female0.288 (−0.089, 0.019).199
Level of treatment
    Public hospital
    Government hospital0.770 (−0.086, 0.038).442
Duration on treatment
    Less than 3 years
    More than 3 years1.274 (−0.015, 0.070).204
Co-morbidity with HIV
    Yes0.119 (−0.110, 0.124).905
Change in income
    Decrease in income
    Increase in Income2.015 (0.003, 0.229).045b
Availability of financial support
    Family and friend support
    No support14.209 (0.151, 0.285).00b
Sources of money to be used to pay for HIV treatment services
    Personal income alone
    Personal income plus support0.548 (1.523, 20.24).802
Perception of the monthly cost of HIV treatment services
    Cost is low
    Cost is high1.493 (0.398, 2.273).892
Awareness of consequences of nonadherence to HIV treatment
    Yes1.856 (2.753, 10.274).136
Awareness of starting treatment as soon as a diagnosis is completed
    Yes0.998 (3.02, 65.507).075
History of previous payment for HIV treatment services
    Yes0.576 (0.443, 32.740).144
Frequency of clinic visits
    More than once a quarter
    Once in a quarter2.457 (0.122, 0.523).784
  • a Prob >F=0.000.

  • b Statistically significant P value of .05.