Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2013 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Pastoralist Community’s Perception of Tuberculosis: A Quantitative Study from Shinille Area of Ethiopia

Table 6

Crude and adjusted odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) of determinants of TB knowledge.

PredictorsKnowledgeable on TB Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
High Low

Sex
 Male15720711
 Female*1912070.82 (0.62−1.04)0.69 (0.47−1.02)
Age (Years)
 18–24*979411
 25–341171190.14 (0.17−1.15)5.31 (0.33−86.13)
 35–44831110.14 (0.18−1.20)0.32 (0.09−1.13)
 45–5443720.19 (0.23−1.58)0.36 (0.11−1.26)
 55+7110.24 (0.03−2.01)0.50 (0.14−1.74)
 Do not know170.02 (0.02−2.23)0.77 (0.21−2.80)
Marital status
 Married*27434211
 Unmarried53500.76 (0.49−1.15)0.57 (0.17−1.94)
 Separated740.46 (0.13−1.58)0.69 (0.19−2.51)
 Divorced960.53 (0.19−1.52)0.29 (0.04−2.18)
 Widowed5121.92 (0.66−5.52)0.60 (0.09−3.93)
Occupation
 Pastoralist*14219711
 Agro pastoralist62931.08 (0.73−1.59)1.21 (0.73−2.02)
 Cattle keeping and farming1351190.63 (0.46−0.88)0.45 (0.29−0.69)
 Others950.40 (0.13−1.22)0.21 (0.05−1.77)
Ethnicity
 Somali3243971 1
 Oromo*24170.57 (0.30−1.09)2.24 (0.99−5.07)
Household income
 Less than 100 Birr*10312211
 100–300 Birr1782201.69 (0.98−2.93)1.86 (0.93−3.72)
 >300 Birr27441.76 (1.05−2.97)2.03 (1.06−3.86)
 Refuse to answer40282.33 (1.18−4.59)3.04 (1.29−7.18)
Family size
 ≤five*11237011
 >five 236440.05 (0.04−0.08)0.05 (0.03−0.07)

Knowledge score 5.4 (maximum of 8 score) was used as a cut off for comparison.
Variables significantly related (P < .05) to knowledge score on univariate analysis were included for multivariate logistic regression analysis. *Reference category.

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