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Table 2 Summary of logistic regression analyses on the relative effect of socio- demographic and behavioral factors on health-seeking behavior of study participants towards TB, in Dabat district, northwest Ethiopia, July to October 2012

From: Appropriate health-seeking behavior and associated factors among people who had cough for at least two weeks in northwest Ethiopia: a population-based cross-sectional study

Variables Health-Seeking Crude OR Adjusted OR
  Behavior (95%CI) (95%CI)
Sex    
Male 413 1.00 1.00
Female 430 0.62 (3.6-7.00) 0.56 (0.39-0.79)
Income(in birr)    
 ≤ 500 575 1.00 1.00
> 500 268 2.12 (1.49-2.99) 1.66 (1.15-2.38)
Family size    
< 5 435 1.00 1.00
 ≥ 5 408 0.57 (0.39-0.79) 0.50 (0.35-0.72)
Use of traditional-healing practices    
No 723 1.00 1.00
Yes 120 18.74 (12.23-28.80) 13.27 (9.10-25.41)
Smoking    
No 805 1.00 1.00
Yes 38 2.18 (1.09-4.36) 2.01 (0.99-4.07)
Cause of TB (Germs)    
No 307 1.00 1.00
Yes 536 0.67 (0.47-0.96) 0.13 (0.02-1.08)
Stigma towards TB    
Low 210 1.00 1.00
High 633 0.66 (0.45-0.97) 0.17 (0.03-1.15)