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Table 3 Univariate analyses of factors associated with likelihood of animal exposed victims seeking rabies PEP

From: Determinants of health seeking behavior of animal bite victims in rabies endemic South Bhutan: a community-based contact-tracing survey

Variable Unadjusted OR 95%CI P-Value
Age category (years)
  < 15 1.00
  > 15 1.50 0.77–2.89 0.23
Gender
 Female 1.00
 Male 0.34 0.16–0.74 0.006
Place types
 Rural 1.00
 Semi-urban 0.59 0.22–1.59 0.29
 Urban 0.45 0.17–1.15 0.09
HH income levela
 High 1.00
 Medium 0.95 0.38–2.41 0.92
 Low 2.07 0.70–5.42 0.14
Educational qualificationb
 No education 1.00
 Education 0.37 0.16–0.86 0.02
Exposure types
 Bites 1.00
 Non-bites 0.49 0.25–0.95 0.04
Exposure circumstances
 Provoke 1.00
 Un-provoke 4.96 1.17–21.0 0.03
  1. aHigh income = above 450 USD; medium income = 150 to 450 USD; low income = below 150 USD
  2. bNo education = respondents/victims who had not attained formal primary education level
  3. Education = respondents/victims who had attained at least formal primary education level and above