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Table 4 Multiple Logistic Regression of the Associated Factors for Action to be taken during stroke and Good Recognition of Stroke Symptoms

From: Knowledge on the action to be taken and recognition of symptoms of stroke in a community: findings from the May Measurement Month 2017 blood pressure screening Programme in Malaysia

VariablesActions to be taken during strokeGood Recognition of Stroke Symptoms
Adjusted OR95% CI (Lower, upper)P valueAdjusted OR95% CI (Lower, upper)P value
Age 1.01–1.920.043 1.39–2.03< 0.001
  < 451  1  
  ≥ 451.39  1.68  
Ethnicity 1.27–2.400.001 1.24–1.79< 0.001
 Malay1.74  1.49  
 Non-Malay1  1  
Smoking Status1.64–3.78< 0.001 0.90–1.670.196
 Yes1  1  
 No2.49  1.23  
Hypertensive Status1.02–2.420.042 1.04–1.660.021
 Yes1.57  1.32  
 No1  1  
Diabetes Status1.38–4.690.003 0.84–1.450.496
 Yes2.54  1.1  
 No1  1  
Previous History of Stroke0.38–20.560.317 1.01–5.000.047
 Yes2.78  2.25  
 No1  1  
Previous History of Heart Attack0.73–5.760.173   
 Yes2.05     
 No1     
  1. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence Interval