Output of Bivariate Analysis of Independent Variables With Maximum Amount Respondents Are Willing to Pay for HIV Treatment Services in Nigeria (n=400; 95% CI)

VariableMax Amount Willing to Pay, No. (%)>N5,000 (US$12.5)X2P Value
    Male27 (14.3)
    Female20 (9.5)1.38.24
    Older than 40 years20 (14.8)
    Younger than 40 years27 (10.2)0.37.54
Marital category
    Has a partner31 (16.1)
    Has no partner16 (7.7)1.06.15
Education completed
    Below secondary school23 (19.3)
    Secondary school and above24 (8.5)6.33.012a
Employment category
    Employed39 (12.3)
    Not employed8 (9.6)2.0.16
Monthly income
    >Minimum wage36 (19.3)
    <Minimum wage11 (5.2)3.45.001a
Change in income
    Decrease in income137 (38)
    Increase in income116 (32)0.002.98
Availability of support
    Family and friend support37 (11.1)
    No support10 (14.7)23.67.001a
Sources of money to be used to pay for HIV treatment services
    Personal income alone39 (10.9)
    Personal income plus support8 (18.6)2.93.06
Perception of the monthly cost of HIV treatment services
    Cost is low41 (11.7)
    Cost is high7 (14)1.13.42
History of previous payment for HIV treatment services
    No26 (15.7)
    Yes21 (9)0.22.27
Awareness of benefits of treatment
    No0 (0)
    Yes47 (12)0.01.99
Duration the respondents have been on HIV treatment
    Less than 3 years11 (6.6)
    More than 3 years36 (15.5)1.02.33
Preferred location to receive HIV treatment services
    Public hospital1 (2.7)
    Government hospital46 (14.1)1.05.33
Existence of co-morbidity with HIV infection
    No40 (10.6)
    Yes7 (31.8)0.91.50
Frequency of clinic visits by respondents
    More than once a quarter11 (6.6)
    Once in a quarter36 (15.4)0.59.80
Awareness of the benefits of adherence to HIV treatment services
    No0 (0)
    Yes47 (12)3.58.14
  • a Statistically significant P value of .05.