Table 4: Factors associated with low TB knowledge among women, Ethiopia 2011.

CharacteristicsCategoryLow knowledge
(%)
Crude OR
(95% CI)
value (crude)Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
value
(adjusted)

ResidenceUrban1,344 (28.1)11
Rural5,253 (49.17)2.48 (2.01, 3.05)<0.00011.22 (1.06, 1.41)0.006

Age15–242,907 (46.31)11
25–342,057 (42.57)0.86 (0.76, 0.97)0.0160.68 (0.62, 0.75)<0.0001
35–441,212 (41.5)0.82 (0.71, 0.95)0.0100.60 (0.54, 0.67)<0.0001
45–49421 (45.36)0.96 (0.80, 1.16)0.6880.62 (0.53, 0.71)<0.0001

Current marital statusNever in union1,673 (42.11)11
Married3,897 (44.66)1.11 (0.96, 1.28)0.1520.82 (0.74, 0.91)<0.0001
Living with partner275 (42.96)1.04 (0.80, 1.34)0.7870.92 (0.77, 1.10)0.362
Widowed216 (39.84)0.91 (0.71, 1.17)0.4650.75 (0.61, 0.93)0.009
Divorced400 (52.83)1.54 (1.21, 1.96)<0.00011.22 (1.04, 1.44)0.017
No longer living together/separated136 (44.14)1.03 (0.75, 1.40)0.8761.03 (0.81, 1.32) 0.807

RegionAccessible regions 3,578 (45.4)2.19 (1.85, 2.60)<0.00010.91 (0.77, 1.08)0.293
Hard to reach regions 2,013 (41.59)1.88 (1.53, 2.30)<0.00010.68 (0.54, 0.85)0.001
City administrations 1,006 (27.51)11

EducationNo education4,013 (52.67)6.84 (4.80, 9.76)<0.00013.28 (2.52, 4.27)<0.0001
Primary2,227 (40.09)4.12 (2.94, 5.76)<0.00011.95 (1.51, 2.51)<0.0001
Secondary260 (22.41)1.78 (1.23, 2.56)0.0021.17 (0.89, 1.55)0.261
More than secondary97 (13.99)11

Wealth quintileLowest1,873 (55.31)3.19 (2.59, 3.94)<0.00011.40 (1.20, 1.63)<0.0001
Second1,162 (50.77)2.66 (2.14, 3.31)<0.00011.25 (1.07, 1.46)0.005
Middle1,094 (49.63)2.541 (2.05, 3.15)<0.00011.23 (1.06, 1.44)0.008
Fourth1,058 (43.69)2.00 (1.66, 2.42)<0.00011.17 (1.01, 1.35) 0.035
Highest1,410 (27.93)11