Journal of Blood Transfusion / 2016 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Adult Population towards Blood Donation in Gondar Town, Northwest Ethiopia: A Community Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 5

Logistic regression of knowledge towards blood donation with sociodemographic characteristics of adult population in Gondar town, 2015.

Variables Knowledge statusTotalCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
Adequate knowledgeInadequate knowledge

Age
 20–25 years244 (60.7%)158 (39.3%)4021.5 (1.06, 2.03)
 26–30 years 119 (51.3%)113 (48.7%)2321.00
 31–35 years 49 (62.0%)30 (38.0%)791.55 (0.92, 2.62)
 36–40 years 24 (43.6%)31 (56.4%)550.74 (0.41, 1.33)

Sex
 Female 189 (55.9%)149 (44.1%)3381.00
 Male 247 (57.4%)183 (42.6%)4301.1 (0.8, 1.42)

Educational status
 Below secondary school88 (39.1%)137 (60.9%)2251.00
 Attend secondary school112 (59.3%)77 (40.7%)1892.26 (1.53, 3.36)2.28 (1.51, 3.44)
 Attend higher education 236 (66.7%)118 (33.3%)3543.11 (2.2, 4.41)2.88 (2.01, 4.12)

Occupation
 Private employees7 (50.0%)7 (50.0%)141.00
 Students118 (60.8%)76 (39.2%)1941.24 (0.42, 3.73)
 Unemployed 89 (45.9%)105 (54.1%)1940.75 (0.25, 2.24)
 Farmers 06 (100%)6
 Government employees139 (71.3%)56 (28.7%)1952.73 (0.9, 8.31)
 Own private work 83 (50.3%)82 (49.7%)1651.04 (0.35, 3.14)

Religion
 Orthodox Christian348 (57.1%)261 (42.9%)6091.00
 Muslim52 (51.5%)49 (48.5%)1010.8 (0.52, 1.21)
 Protestant Christian27 (58.7%)19 (41.3%)461.1 (0.6, 1.96)
 Catholic and Jewish 9 (75.0%)3 (25.0%)122.25 (0.6, 8.4)

Marital status
 Single280 (56.8%)213 (43.2%)4931.00
 Married127 (60.5%)83 (39.5%)2101.16 (0.84, 1.62)
 Divorced 12 (36.4%)21 (63.6%)330.44 (0.21, 0.9)
 Widowed6 (37.5%)10 (62.5%)160.46 (0.2, 1.28)
 Married but live in separated place 11 (68.8%)5 (31.2%)161.67 (0.57, 4.9)

Self-perceived health status
 Excellent130 (63.1%)76 (36.9%)2061.61 (1.12, 2.31)
 Very good 135 (58.4%)96 (41.6%)2311.33 (0.94, 1.87)
 Good157 (51.5%)148 (48.5%)3051.00
 Poor14 (53.8%)12 (46.2%)261.1 (0.49, 2.45)

indicates significance in bivariate but not in multivariate logistic regression analysis, and indicates significant variable with value less than 0.05 in multivariate logistic regression analysis.

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