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Table 7 Association of respondents’ socio-demographic characteristics with respondents’ overall knowledge of TB in Shinile town, Somali regional state, eastern Ethiopia from January to May, 2013

From: Community knowledge, attitude, and practices towards tuberculosis in Shinile town, Somali regional state, eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Number (%) having high overall TB knowledge Crude OR (95%, CI) Adjusted OR (95%, CI)
Gender
Male 118 (57.3) Reference Reference
Female 105 (51.5) 0.79 (0.53-1.2) 0.9 (0.6-1.4)
Age (years)
18-29 146 (65.2) Reference Reference
30-44 38 (38.4) 0.3 (0.2-0.5) 0.5 (0.3-0.8)
45-59 15 (35.7) 0.3 (0.2-0.6) 0.5 (0.2-1.1)
60+ 24 (53.3) 0.6 (0.3-1.2) 1.2 (0.5-2.6)
Occupation
Employed 63 (46.7) Reference Reference
Unemployed 48 (40.5) 1.0 (0.6-1.6) 1.0 (0.8-1.7)
Student 109 (66.9) 2.3 (1.4-3.7) 1.9 (0.9-3.9)
Educational status
Illiterate 43 (37.1) Reference Reference
< than grade8 20 (43.3) 1.3 (0.7-2.6) 1.2 (0.6-2.6)
Grade8-grade12 84 (65.1) 3.2 (1.9-5.3) 2.3 (1.2-4.6)
Higher education 76 (63.9) 3.0 (1.8-5.1) 2.0 (1.0-4.0)
Family income
No defined income 65 (48.2) Reference Reference
Irregular income 116 (53.5) 1.2 (0.8 - 1.9) 2.2 (1.3-3.7)
Regular income 42 (72.4) 2.8 (1.5 - 5.5) 3.9 (1.7-9.1)