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Table 10 Factors associated with harm from home disposal of solid medical waste, Ga South Municipal Assembly, 2014

From: Solid medical waste: a cross sectional study of household disposal practices and reported harm in Southern Ghana

Variables (risk group) OR p-value 95% CI
Lower limit Upper limit
Had a disease associated with SMW (Yes) 3.056 0.091 0.835 11.178
Believes s/he is at risk of having a disease associated with SMW (Yes) 2.746 0.023 1.152 6.543
Education (None/Basic) 2.158 0.087 0.893 5.213
Gender (Male) 0.435 0.141 0.143 1.319
  1. OR Odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, statistical significance was set at p<0.05 (italic)