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Table 5 Factors associated with hygiene 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 illetrate 409 30 2.87 1.65–4.98 1.84 0.98–3.43 0.06
Read and write 133 28 1.0   1.0   
Type of housing Modern materials 32 14 0.20 0.10–0.40 0.48 0.20–1.11 0.09
Flimsy materials 510 44 1.0   1.0   
Availability of soap Yes 63 33 0.10 0.056–0.18 0.19 0.10–0.36 0;00
No 479 25 1.0   1.0   
Sanitation Unimproved 511 37 9.36 4.90–17.86 3.23 1.51–6.91 0.00
Improved 31 21 1   1.0   
Diarrhea in the last 7 days No 294 44 0.38 0.20–0.71 0.70 0.35–1.40 0.31
Yes 248 14 1     
  1. Note: Underlining indicates significance at the 0.05 level