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Table 2 Predictors of participant’s knowledge on the main organ involved in diabetes mellitus and its effect on brain

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice related to diabetes mellitus among the general public in Galle district in Southern Sri Lanka: a pilot study

Variable Primary organ dysfunction in DM- Pancreasa DM affect brain as a complicationsa
p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI)
Age < 35 years 0.01 0.67 (0.38–0.89) 0.09 1.09 (0.71–1.42)
Male gender 0.89 1.12 (0.83–1.34) 0.34 1.45 (0.56–2.12)
Tertiary level of education 0.02 1.74 (1.32–2.06) 0.16 1.02 (0.67–1.62)
Working fulltime 0.45 1.02 (0.63–1.38) 0.95 0.96 (0.45–1.56)
  1. aPredictors of awareness on organ involved in diabetes mellitus through multivariate logistic regression