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Table 4 Factors associated with hygiene and sanitation status

From: Assessment of water, sanitation, and hygiene practices and associated factors in a Buruli ulcer endemic district in Benin (West Africa)

   Unimproved Improved Crude OR 95 % CI Adjusted OR 95 % CI P
Education Illiterate 412 27 2.81 1.57–5.00 1.49 0.75–2.94 0.25
Read and write 136 25 1.0   1.0   
Type of housing Modern materials 31 15 0.15 0.07–0.30 0.32 0.14–0.75 0.01
Flimsy materials 517 37 1.0   1.0   
Availability of soap Yes 64 32 0.08 0.04–0.15 0.17 0.08–0.34 0.00
No 484 20 1.0   1.0   
Hygiene status Improved 37 21 0.11 0.06–0.20 0.32 0.18–0.69 0.00
Unimproved 511 31 1.0   1.0   
Diarrhea in the last 7 days No 296 42 0.28 0.14–0.57 0.48 0.22–1.02 0.06
Yes 252 10 1.0   1.0   
  1. Note: Underlining indicates significance at the 0.05 level