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Table 3 Multivariable logistic regression assessing social and cultural determinants of anticipated OCV acceptance at high price (USD 10.5) in Katanga, DRC, N = 360

From: Local perceptions of cholera and anticipated vaccine acceptance in Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo

Anticipated vaccine acceptance at high price (USD 10.5)
  Comprehensive model   Index model
  OR 95% CI P   OR 95% CI P
Perceived cause of cholera     Perceived cause of cholera    
Unprotected/spoiled food 1.32 (1.07-1.64) 0.011 Unprotected/spoiled food 1.30 (1.05-1.61) 0.018
God’s will 0.73 (0.55-0.98) 0.034 God’s will - a   
Cholera prevention     Cholera prevention    
Safe disposal of garbage 1.26 (0.99-1.61) 0.065 INDEX b hygiene knowledge 2.91 (1.55-5.47) <0.001
Faith-based practices     Faith-based practices    
Prayers - Women 1.20 (0.90-1.59) 0.211 Prayers - Women 1.13 (0.85-1.49) 0.403
Prayers - Men 1.82 (1.15-2.86) 0.010 Prayers - Men 1.86 (1.16-2.98) 0.010
Social impact of cholera     Social impact of cholera    
Fear of infecting others - Women 0.80 (0.56-1.16) 0.239 INDEX c social impact 0.42 (0.26-0.69) <0.001
Fear of infecting others - Men 0.55 (0.37-0.81) 0.003     
Stigma     Stigma    
Would not disclose cholera - a.    Would not disclose cholera 0.55 (0.28-1.10) 0.091
Financial impact of cholera     Financial impact of cholera    
Loss of family income 0.85 (0.73-0.98) 0.026 Loss of family income 0.84 (0.72-0.98) 0.025
Sociodemographic variables     Sociodemographic variables    
Household size (+ 1) 0.94 (0.87-1.01) 0.092 Household size (+ 1) 0.93 (0.87-1.00) 0.062
  1. a Not retained in final model because p > 0.2. Other variables that were not retained in the multivariable model but were significant in the univariable analysis were age, employment, fishing, interference with daily life, anxiety, loss of income in case of cholera. Other Sociodemographic indicators tested for inclusion but not significant in the univariable analysis were educational level, income, marital status, site.
  2. b Replaces individual items and combines ‘hand washing’, ‘clean water’, ‘clean/safe food’, ‘safe garbage disposal’, ‘safe disposal of stool’, and ‘health education’.
  3. c Replaces individual items and combines ‘fears of being isolated’, ‘fears to infect others/blame’, and ‘interference with social relationships’.