Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2016 / Article / Tab 5

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

Table 5

The impact of socioeconomic and demographic factors on safety behavior of respondents regarding waste handling ().

CharacteristicsSafety behavior (%)UnadjustedAdjusted
OR (95% CI) valueOR (95% CI) value

Age
 15–39306 (47.7%)2.84 (1.63–4.94)0.004.21 (1.96–9.02)0.00
 40–59135 (35.7%)1.73 (0.98–3.06)0.061.40 (0.75–2.61)0.30
6018 (24.3%)ReferenceReference
Sex
 Female258 (34.8%)0.40 (0.31–0.52)0.000.176 (0.11–0.28)0.00
 Male201 (57.3%)ReferenceReference
Marital status
 Single107 (51.0%)1.88 (1.12–3.14)0.020.96 (0.52–1.79)0.91
 Married291 (39.2%)1.17 (0.73–1.85)0.520.96 (0.55–1.70)0.89
 Divorced30 (55.6%)2.26 (1.13–5.52)0.021.09 (0.49–2.46)0.83
 Widowed31 (35.6%)ReferenceReference
Education attainment
 None136 (24.1%)0.17 (0.10–0.28)0.000.20 (0.11–0.37)0.00
 Primary74 (52.9%)0.60 (0.34–1.06)0.080.37 (0.19–0.74)0.01
 Secondary197 (64.0%)0.96 (0.57–1.60)0.860.85 (0.45–1.58)0.60
 Tertiary52 (65.0%)ReferenceReference
Household income
 Less than 250001240 (37.6%)0.29 (0.18–0.46)0.000.28 (0.14–0.56)0.00
 250001 to 45000049 (33.6%)0.24 (0.14–0.42)0.000.31 (0.15–0.66)0.00
 450001 to 65000025 (27.5%)0.18 (0.10–0.34)0.000.22 (0.11–0.46)0.00
 650001 to 85000084 (66.1%)0.93 (0.52–1.65)0.800.53 (0.28–1.02)0.06
 More than 850000 61 (67.8%)ReferenceReference
Residential area
 Unplanned residential area314 (40.5%)0.81 (0.62–1.05)0.112.30 (1.37–3.85)0.00
 Planned residential area 145 (45.7%)ReferenceReference
277.409
df13
%72.1

Score mean ± SD = 4.54 ± 1.87.
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