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Table 3 Determinants of willingness to circumcise among non Muslim UCM and their support to circumcise their sons, 2010

From: Determinants of circumcision and willingness to be circumcised by Rwandan men, 2010

  Determinants of willingness to circumcise Determinants of the support for Son's MC
Variable Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI) Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Age group     
40+ 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
30-39 2.89 (2.01, 4.14)*** 3.04 (2.06, 4.48)*** 1.18 (0.78, 1.79) 1.07 (0.68, 1.69)
20-29 4.36 (3.05, 6.24)*** 3.11 (2.03, 4.76)*** 1.83 (1.18, 2.82) 1.62 (0.94, 2.78)
≤19 4.76 (3.04, 7.47)*** 2.90 (1.52, 5.56)*** 1.05 (0.64, 1.72) 1.47 (0.68, 3.18)
Education     
No education 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Primary and vocational 1.41 (1.00, 2.00)* 0.96 (0.64, 1.44) 1.24 (0.83, 1.87) 0.89 (0.56, 1.42)
Second, and University 2.51 (1.43, 4.41)** 0.99 (0.51, 1.90) 2.17 (1.02, 4.64)* 0.92 (0.39, 2.16)
Religion     
Catholics 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Protestants 1.34 (1.01, 1.78)* 1.14 (0.82, 1.58) 0.81 (0.57, 1.15) 0.71 (0.48, 1.05)
Adventists 1.07 (0.69, 1.64) 0.82 (0.50, 1.34) 0.78 (0.47, 1.30) 0.53 (0.29, 0.94)*
Others 1.33 (0.40, 4.42) 2.41 (0.60, 9.72) 1.11 (0.24, 5.22) 1.93 (0.35, 10.62)
Province     
City of Kigali 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Southern 1.10 (0.59, 2.05) 1.61 (0.80, 3.26) 0.91 (0.43, 1.94) 1.27 (0.54, 2.96)
Western 1.48 (0.79, 2.77) 1.81 (0.88, 3.73) 1.04 (0.48, 2.25) 1.56 (0.65, 3.72)
Northern 0.98 (0.52, 1.84) 1.03 (0.50, 2.13) 0.71 (0.33, 1.53) 0.83 (0.35, 1.98)
Eastern 2.10 (1.10, 4.02)* 2.93 (1.40, 6.13)* 1.72 (0.75, 3.92) 2.23 (089, 5.57)
Marital Status     
Married 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Cohabiting 1.55 (1.09, 2.19)* 1.30 (0.87, 1.93) 1.30 (0.84, 2.03) 1.20 (0.73, 1.98)
Singles/Living alone 3.06 (2.24, 4.18)*** 2.40 (1.50, 3.85)* 1.11 (0.76, 1.60) 0.86 (0.46, 1.54)
Knowledge of MC     
Don't know 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Removal of the entire foreskin 2.16 (1.53, 3.05)*** 1.50 (1.01, 2.24)* 2.64 (1.74, 4.00)*** 1.63 (1.02, 2.60)*
Removal of the foreskin partially 2.26 (1.65, 3.09)*** 1.59 (1.09, 2.31)* 4.05 (2.72, 6.04)*** 2.46 (1.56, 3.86)***
Reasons to circumcise     
STI (No) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
STI (Yes) 2.68 (2.01, 3.57)*** 2.12 (1.52, 2.95)*** 4.00 (2.85, 5.59)*** 2.82 (1.95, 4.09)***
Hygiene (No) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Hygiene (Yes) 2.21 (1.68, 2.89)*** 2.20 (1.60, 3.03)*** 3.01 (2.07, 4.39)*** 2.20 (1.45, 3.34)***
  1. Significant at *P≤0.05, **P≤0.01, ***P≤0.001