Skip to main content

Table 4 Linear regressions for health knowledge score (adjusted for clustering in villages)

From: Knowledge and reported practices of men and women on maternal and child health in rural Guinea Bissau: a cross sectional survey

  number* Univariable models Multivariable model
variable (unit)   change in score** 95% CI change in score** 95% CI
woman vs man - -0.97 -1.29 -0.66 0.09 -0.37 0.56
age (year) - 0.03 0.01 0.05 0.03 0.008 0.05
education primary vs none        
primary vs none 201 1.69 1.28 2.11 1.66 1.17 2.14
secondary vs none 34 2.83 2.09 3.57 2.90 2.07 3.73
higher vs none 10 4.78 3.87 5.69 4.91 3.89 5.93
koranic vs none 117 0.60 0.07 1.13 0.53 -0.15 1.21
crowdedness (person/room) - -0.16 -0.38 0.06 - - -
ethnicity        
beafada vs balanta 196 -0.11 -1.30 1.08 0.05 -1.06 1.17
fula vs balanta 265 -0.24 -1.39 0.92 -0.24 -1.31 0.82
nalu vs balanta 66 0.20 -1.08 1.48 -0.13 -1.28 1.01
mandinka vs balanta 24 -0.88 -2.78 1.03 -0.70 -2.29 0.89
susu vs balanta 14 -0.69 -3.18 1.81 -0.79 -2.38 0.81
other vs balanta 25 -0.45 -1.79 0.88 -0.81 -2.07 0.45
  1. * number of the 620 respondents in the given category
  2. ** change in the average health knowledge score for a unit increase in the continuous variables or being in a category versus the baseline category for categorical variables.