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Table 4 Results from logistic regression assessing predictors of latrine ownership in Becho district. May 2015 (n = 1047)

From: The role of psychological factors in predicting latrine ownership and consistent latrine use in rural Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Number (%) who didn’t own latrine Number (%) who own latrine COR(95%CI) AOR(95%CI)
1.Psychological factors
Perceived vulnerability
 Low 58 (20.5) 81 (10.6) 1.00 1.00
 High 225 (79.5) 683 (89.4) 1.15 (0.57–2.32) 1.15 (0.57–2.32)
Perceived severity
 Low 46 (16.3) 51 (6.7) 1.00 1.00
 High 237 (83.7) 713 (93.3) 2.71 (1.77–4.15) 1.15 (0.57–2.32)
Attitude
 Low 151 (53.4) 250 (32.7) 1.00 1.00
 High 132 (46.4) 514 (67.3) 2.05(1.55–2.71) 1.70 (1.21–2.37)*
Injunctive norm (latrine ownership)
 Low 188 (66.4) 316 (41.6) 1.00 1.00
 High 95 (33.6) 444 (58.4) 7.71 (5.70–4.60) 6.18 (4.46–10.44)*
2.Cues to action
Advised by Health extension worker
 No 17 (6.0) 67 (8.8) 1.00 1.0
 Yes 266 (94.0) 697 (91.2) 0.67 (0.38–1.15) 0.78 (0.41–1.46)
Family members participated in CLTSH triggering
 No 256 (90.5) 569 (74.5) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 27 (9.5) 195 (25.5) 3.25 (2.12–4.50) 3.02(1.88–4.84)*
3.Socio-demographic variables
Age group
  < 30 59 (20.8) 112 (14.7) 1.00 1.00
 30–49 147 (51.9) 420 (55.0) 1.51 (1.04–2.17) 1.33 (0.87–2.03)
 50+ 77 (27.2) 232 (30.3) 1.58 (1.05–2.38) 1.66 (0.99–2.80)
Marital status
Single/divorced/widowed
 Separated 43 (15.2) 81 (10.6) 1.00 1.00
 Married 240 (84.8) 683 (89.4) 1.51 (1.02–2.24) 1.43 (0.89–2.28)
Education Status
 No education/informal Education 193 (68.2) 416 (54.4) 1.00 1.00
 Primary education(grade 1–8) 77 (27.2) 284 (37.2) 1.71 (1.26–2.32) 1.89 (0.93–3.87)
 High school and college 13 (4.6) 64 (8.4) 2.28 (1.23–4.25) 1.98 (1.36–2.87)*
Family size
  < =6 205 (72.4) 455 (59.6) 1.00 1.00
  > 6 78 (27.6) 309 (40.4) 1.81 (1.35–2.44) 1.41 (1.01–1.97)*
Presence of a school child
 No 53 (18.7) 82 (10.7) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 230 (81.3) 682 (89.3) 1.91 (1.31–2.79) 1.97 (1.27–3.06)*
  1. *Significant at P < 0.05