Journal of Blood Transfusion / 2016 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

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

Table 6

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

Variables AttitudeTotalCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
GoodPoor

Age
 36–40 years 41 (74.5%)14 (25.5%)551.00
 20–25 years 337 (83.8%)65 (16.2%)4021.8 (0.91; 3.43)
 26–30 years183 (78.9%)49 (21.1%)2321.28 (0.64; 2.53)
 31–35 years 69 (87.3%)10 (12.7%)792.36 (0.96; 5.8)

Sex
 Female 270 (79.9%)68 (20.1%)3381.00
 Male 360 (46.9%)70 (9.1%)4301.3 (0.9; 1.9)

Educational status
 Below secondary school 176 (78.2%)49 (21.8%)2251.00
 Attend secondary school159 (84.1%)30 (15.9%)1891.5 (0.9; 2.44)
 Attend higher education 295 (83.3%)59 (16.7%)3541.4 (0.91; 2.12)

Occupation
 Private employees10 (71.4%)4 (28.6%)14
 Students160 (82.5%)34 (17.5%)1941.90 (0.56; 6.36)
 Unemployed155 (79.9%)39 (20.1%)1941.6 (0.5; 5.34)
 Farmers4 (66.7%)2 (33.3%)60.8 (0.1; 6.25)
 Government employees163 (83.6%)32 (16.4%)1952.04 (0.60; 6.9)
 Own private work 138 (83.6%)27 (16.4%)1652.04 (0.6; 7.0)

Religion
 Orthodox Christian 498 (81.8%)111 (18.2%)6091.001.00
 Muslim 84 (83.2%)17 (16.2%)1011.1 (0.63, 1.92)1.1 (0.63, 1.92)
 Protestant Christian 43 (93.5%)3 (5.6%)463.2 (0.97, 10.5)3.2 (0.97, 10.5)
 Catholic and Jewish 5 (41.7%)7 (58.3%)120.16 (0.05, 0.51)0.16 (0.05, 0.51)

Marital status
 Single 408 (82.8%)85 (17.2%)4931.00
 Married 174 (82.9%)36 (17.1%)2101.6 (0.51, 5.1)
 Divorced26 (78.8%)7 (21.2%)331.6 (0.49, 5.28)
 Widowed 10 (62.5%)6 (37.5%)161.2 (0.3, 5.1)
 Married but live in separated place 12 (75.0%)4 (25.0%)160.6 (0.12, 2.54)

Self-perceived health status
 Excellent 175 (85.0%)31 (15.0%)2063.0 (1.22, 7.31)
 Very good 187 (81.0%)44 (19.0%)2312.25 (0.941, 5.4)
 Good 251 (82.3%)54 (17.7%)3052.46 (1.04, 5.81)
 Poor 17 (65.4%)9 (34.6%)261.00

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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