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Table 4 Factors associated with overall good knowledge for cardiovascular disease among adults in Buea, South-west region, Cameroon, 2016

From: Population awareness of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in Buea, Cameroon

Characteristics Bivariate analysis Multivariable analysis
O.R. (95% CI) p-value aO.R. (95% CI) p-value
Sex     
 Male 0.92 (0.72–1.16) 0.469 0.81 (0.60–1.11) 0.238
 Female Ref   Ref  
Age categories     
 ≤27 years 1.26 (1.01–1.59) 0.044 1.05 (0.78–1.41) 0.774
 >27 years Ref   Ref  
Level of education     
 Low-moderate (secondary + high school) Ref   Ref  
 High (diploma + university) 1.87 (1.48–2.37) <0.0001 2.26 (1.69–3.02) <0.0001
Monthly income     
 <50,000FCFA Ref   Ref  
 50–100,000FCFA 0.98 (0.74–1.30) 0.886 1.09 (0.80–1.48) 0.582
 >100,000FCFA 1.39 (1.01–2.02) 0.048 1.64 (1.07–2.51) 0.023
Frequency of physical activity (30mins at least)     
 0–2 times/ week Ref   Ref  
 ≥3 times/ week 1.25 (0.98–1.59) 0.071 1.19 (0.93–1.54) 0.171
Eating healthy food     
 Not everyday Ref   - -
 Everyday 1.67 (0.47–5.97) 0.427 - -
Family history of CVD     
 No Ref   Ref  
 Yes 1.32 (1.03–1.69) 0.029 1.59 (1.21–2.09) 0.001
Alcohol use     
 Yes Ref   Ref  
 No 1.38 (1.02–1.93) 0.031 1.26 (0.85–1.86) 0.250
Smoking status     
 Current Ref   Ref  
 Former 1.10 (1.01–1.90) 0.031 1.11 (1.02–1.95) 0.043
 Never 1.24 (1.11–2.01) 0.049 1.12 (0.58–2.17) 0.738
  1. Abbreviations: O.R. odds ratio, aO.R. adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, Ref reference category