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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression: factors related to knowledge of at least two stroke warning signs or risk factors

From: No difference in stroke knowledge between Korean adherents to traditional and western medicine – the AGE study: an epidemiological study

Knowledge of at least two stroke warning signs
Factor OR (95% CI)
Age (years)  
   65–69 1.05 (0.84–1.31)
   70–74 1.02 (0.79–1.30)
   75–79 0.83 (0.61–1.14)
   80–84 0.67 (0.43–1.04)
Education level  
   Medium 0.87 (0.65–1.15)
   Low 0.66 (0.48–0.91)
   Illiteracy 0.46 (0.31–0.68)
Incorrect knowledge of stroke definition 0.71 (0.59–0.85)
Knowledge of at least two stroke risk factors
Age (years)  
   65–69 0.98 (0.77–1.22)
   70–74 0.78 (0.62–0.99)
   75–79 0.62 (0.47–0.81)
   80–84 0.39 (0.27–0.55)
Gender  
   Female 0.95 (0.79–1.14)
Education level  
   Medium 0.86 (0.63–1.17)
   Low 0.72 (0.52–0.99)
   Illiteracy 0.50 (0.35–0.71)
Household income  
   Medium 0.99 (0.80–1.22)
   Low 0.85 (0.70–1.03)
Family history of Stroke 0.59 (0.47–0.75)
Incorrect knowledge of stroke definition 0.59 (0.49–0.70)
Preferred medical treatment to traditional Oriental medicine 0.96 (0.80–1.14)