Table 6: Factors associated with low TB knowledge among men, Ethiopia 2011.

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

ResidenceUrban664 (21.11) 1
Rural3,477 (35.44)2.05 (1.67, 2.53)<0.0001

Age15–241,871 (39.92)11
25–341,010 (27.6)0.57 (0.51, 0.65)<0.00010.59 (0.52, 0.68)<0.0001
35–44679 (27.19)0.56 (0.49, 0.65)<0.00010.54 (0.46, 0.63)<0.0001
45–49244 (27.42)0.57 (0.46, 0.71)<0.00010.49 (0.40, 0.60)<0.0001

Current marital statusNever in union1,833 (36.87)11
Married2,061 (28.79)0.69 (0.62, 0.78)<0.00010.73 (0.64, 0.84)<0.0001
Living with partner100 (31.87)0.80 (0.54, 1.20)0.2801.17 (0.87, 1.57)0.307
Widowed22 (37.95)1.05 (0.51, 2.17)0.9010.74 (0.35, 1.60)0.447
Divorced99 (41.79)1.23 (0.87, 1.74)0.2451.14 (0.84, 1.54)0.400
No longer living together/separated26 (22.6)0.50 (0.25, 1.00)0.0500.57 (0.34, 0.96)0.033

RegionAccessible regions 2,410 (33.14)2.27 (1.70, 3.01)<0.0001
Hard to reach regions 1,319 (34.31)2.39 (1.76, 3.24)<0.0001
City administrations 412 (17.95)11

EducationNo education1,834 (44.01)8.74 (6.14, 12.44)<0.00017.42 (5.70, 9.66)<0.0001
Primary1,989 (31.16)5.03 (3.54, 7.16)<0.00013.49 (2.71, 4.48)<0.0001
Secondary224 (15.8)2.09 (1.39, 3.13)<0.00011.55 (1.17, 2.05)0.002
More than secondary94 (8.251)11

Wealth quintileLowest1,144 (42.7)2.86 (2.21, 3.70)<0.00011.28 (1.11, 1.48)0.001
Second785 (37.05)2.26 (1.78, 2.87)<0.00011.06 (0.92, 1.22)0.390
Middle768 (35.66) 2.13 (1.67, 2.71)<0.00011.19 (1.03, 1.36)0.015
Fourth723 (30.15)1.66 (1.31, 2.09)<0.00011.01 (0.89, 1.16)0.828
Highest721 (20.67)11