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Table 4 Evaluation of predictors of non-willingness to perform pre-marital testing, Oman, 2010

From: A study on knowledge, attitude, and practice towards premarital carrier screening among adults attending primary healthcare centers in a region in Oman

Characteristics Refuse testing Accept testing OR 95% CI P-value
Gender      
 Male 150 (37.5) 78 (19.5) 1.0 -  
 Female 118 (29.5) 54 (13.5) 1.39 (0.89, 2.17) 0.14
Age      
 20 – 25 115 (28.8) 50 (12.5) 1.0 -  
 26 – 30 111 (27.8) 41 (10.3) 0.66 (0.38, 1.14) 0.14
 31 – 35 50 (12.5) 33 (8.3) 0.56 (0.32, 0.99) .04
Marital Status      
 Single 149 (37.3) 87 (21.8) 1.0 -  
 Got married 125 (31.3) 39 (9.8) 0.57 (0.37, 0.86) .008
Income      
 <500 172 (43.0) 82 (20.5) 1.0 -  
 500-1000 90 (22.5) 44 (11.0) 1.95 (0.41, 9.42) 0.41
 >1000 10 (2.5) 2 (0.5) 1.48 (0.27, 8.20) 0.65
Level of education      
 School education 167 (41.8) 92 (23.0) 1.0 -  
 Graduate & above 108 (27.0) 33 (8.3) 0.31 (0.02, 5.02) 0.41
Employment      
 Unemployed 78 (19.5) 33 (8.3) 1.0 -  
 Employed 192 (48.0) 97 (24.3) 1.02 (0.91, 1.15) 0.75