Bivariate Analysis of Survey Respondents' Willingness to Pay for HIV Treatment Services in Nigeria (N=400)

VariableRespondent Willing to Pay, No. (%)X2P Value
    Male175 (92.6).51
    Female191 (90.5)0.45
Age category
    Older than 40 years242 (91.3).95
    Younger than 40 years124 (91.9)2.50
Marital category
    Has a partner182 (94.3).07
    Has no partner184 (88.9)3.38
Educational category
    Below secondary school107 (89.9).95
    Above secondary school259 (92.2)0.00
Employment category
    Unemployed65 (75.9)22.6
Monthly income
    >Minimum wage184 (98.4).001a
    <Minimum wage182 (85.4)14.9
Change in income
    Decrease in income114 (28.5).001a
    Increase in income371 (92.8)7.79
Availability of support
    No support43 (62.3).001a
    Family and friend support318 (96.1)49.17
Sources of money to be used to pay for HIV treatment services
    Personal income plus support275 (96.8)
    Personal income alone67 (91.8)3.42.06
Perception of the monthly cost of HIV treatment services
    Cost is low170 (92.9)
    Cost is high196 (90.3)0.66.42
History of previous payment for HIV treatment services
    No149 (89.8)
    Yes217 (92.7)1.24.27
Awareness of benefits of treatment
    No5 (71.4)
    Yes361 (91.9)11.36.001a
Duration the respondents have been on HIV treatment
    Less than 3 years150 (89.8)
    More than 3 years216 (92.7)1.17.28
Preferred location to receive HIV treatment services
    Public hospital35 (95)
    Government hospital320 (98)2.35.33
Existence of comorbidity with HIV infection
    No comorbidity345 (99.7)
    Yes comorbidity21 (38.9)0.91.50
Frequency of clinic visits by respondents
    More than once a quarter141 (84.9)
    Once in a quarter225 (96.2)3.06.80
Awareness of the benefits of adherence to HIV treatment services
    No5 (71.4)
    Yes361 (91.9)2.22.14
  • a Statistically significant P values of .05. Only respondents who expressed willingness to pay were asked this question (n=366).