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Factors Influencing Attitude, Safety Behavior, and Knowledge regarding Household Waste Management in Guinea: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 4

Binary logistic regression model of association between knowledge level of the respondents regarding waste related disease causation and socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of residents ().

CharacteristicsGood knowledge (%)UnadjustedAdjusted
OR (95% CI) valueOR (95% CI) value

Age
 15–39247 (38.5%)1.69 (0.99–2.90)0.060.80 (0.40–1.61)0.53
 40–59142 (37.6%)1.63 (0.93–2.83)0.090.83 (0.46–1.51)0.54
6020 (27.0%)ReferenceReference
Sex
 Female246 (33.2%)0.57 (0.44–0.74)0.000.59 (0.39–0.89)0.01
 Male163 (46.4%)ReferenceReference
Marital status
 Single86 (41.0%)1.39 (0.82–2.34)0.221.33 (0.71–2.49)0.38
 Married281 (37.9%)1.22 (0.76–1.95)0.411.65 (0.93–2.95)0.09
 Divorced13 (24.1%)0.63 (0.30–1.37)0.240.44 (0.18–1.06)0.07
 Widowed29 (33.3%)ReferenceReference
Education attainment
 None118 (20.9%)0.10 (0.06–0.17)0.000.08 (0.04–0.15)0.00
 Primary35 (25.0%)0.13 (0.07–0.24)0.000.11 (0.06–0.23)0.00
 Secondary198 (64.3%)0.68 (0.40–1.18)0.000.66 (0.35–1.22)0.10
 Tertiary58 (72.5%)ReferenceReference
Household income
 Less than 250001178 (27.9%)0.51 (032–0.79)0.001.26 (0.66–2.42)0.49
 250001 to 45000057 (39.0%)0.84 (0.49–1.43)0.562.07 (1.01–4.26)0.05
 450001 to 65000064 (70.3%)3.10 (1.68–5.72)0.005.10 (2.44–10.66)0.00
 650001 to 85000071 (55.9%)1.66 (0.96–2.86)0.071.46 (0.76–2.81)0.25
 More than 850000 39 (56.7%)ReferenceReference
Residential area
 Unplanned residential area 237 (30.5%)0.37 (0.28–0.49)0.000.83 (0.53–1.30)0.41
 Planned residential area172 (54.3%)ReferenceReference
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