Journal of Blood Transfusion / 2016 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

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

Table 7

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

Variables Blood donation practiceTotalCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
Ever donatedNever donated

Age
 20–25 years 60 (14.9%)342 (85.1%)4021.00
 26–30 years35 (16.1%)197 (84.9%)2321.01 (0.64; 1.6)1.02 (0.64; 1.63)
 31–35 years 26 (32.9%)53 (67.1%)792.8 (1.62; 4.82)2.62 (1.6; 4.86)
 36–40 years 20 (36.4%)35 (63.6%)553.26 (1.76; 6.02)3.8 (2.0; 7.31)

Sex
 Female47 (13.9%)291 (86.1%)3381.00
 Male94 (21.9%)336 (78.1%)4301.732 (1.2; 2.54)1.7 (1.14; 2.54)

Educational status
 Below secondary school34 (15.1%)191 (84.9%)2251.00
 Attend secondary school 39 (20.6%)150 (79.4%)1891.46 (0.9; 2.43)
 Attend higher education 68 (19.2%)286 (80.8%)3541.34 (0.85; 2.1)

Occupation
 Private employee 3 (21.4%)11 (78.6%)141.00
 Student30 (15.5%)164 (84.5%)1940.67 (0.2; 2.55)
 Unemployed27 (13.9%)167 (86.1%)1941.6 (0.16; 2.26)
 Farmer06 (100.0%)6
 Government employee57 (29.2%)138 (70.8%)1951.51 (0.41; 5.63)
 Own private work 24 (14.5%)141 (85.5%)1650.62 (0.16; 2.4)

Religion
 Orthodox Christian 110 (18.1%)499 (81.9%)6091.00
 Muslim13 (12.9%)88 (87.1%)1010.7 (0.36; 1.24)0.63 (0.33; 1.2)
 Protestant Christian17 (37.0%)29 (63.0%)462.66 (1.41; 5.01)2.62 (1.36; 5.1)
 Catholic and Jewish1 (8.3%)11 (91.7%)120.65 (0.1; 5.32)0.51 (0.06; 4.45)

Marital status
 Single 72 (14.6%)421 (85.4%)4931.00
 Married51 (24.3%)159 (75.7%)2101.9 (1.25; 2.8)
 Divorced7 (21.2%)26 (78.8%)331.6 (0.66; 3.76)
 Widowed5 (31.2%)11 (68.8%)162.66 (0.9; 7.9)
 Married but live in separated place 6 (37.5%)10 (62.5%)163.51 (1.24; 9.95)

Self-perceived health status
 Good40 (13.1%)265 (86.9%)3051.00
 Excellent49 (23.8%)157 (76.2%)2062.1 (1.3; 3.28)2.23 (1.4; 3.62)
 Very good 44 (19.0%)187 (81.0%)2311.56 (0.98; 2.5)1.6 (0.97; 2.6)
 Poor8 (30.8%)18 (69.2%)262.94 (1.2; 7.22)2.6 (0.99; 6.8)

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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