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Table 3 Factors affecting good attitude towards DM complication among Type 2 adult DM patients at Addis Zemen District Hospital, Gondar, Ethiopia, April 2019

From: Attitude, practice and its associated factors towards Diabetes complications among type 2 diabetic patients at Addis Zemen District hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

VariablesAttitude statusCOR(95%CI)AOR(95%CI)
Good attitudePoor attitude
Level of Education
 Can’t read and write49611 
 Informal school and Can read and write88363.04(1.77,5.22)**2.32(1.26, 4.27)**
 Primary school and can read and write60174.39 (2.28,8.47)**4.31 (2.06, 9.02)**
 Secondary school and above65263.11 (1.73,5.62)**2.79 (1.41, 5.50)**
Marital status
 Married1445811
 Divorced25120.84 (0.40,1.78)0.96 (0.41, 2.22)
 Widowed22270.33 (0.17,0.62)*0.51 (0.24, 1.08)
 Single71430.67 (0.41,1.08)0.41 (0.22, 1.72)
Occupation
 Farmer483611
 Government employee29171.25 (0.60, 2.62)1.33 (0.58, 3.04)
 Merchant72321.65 (0.91, 3.01)1.56 (0.79, 3.06)
 House wife56211.96 (1.01,3.79)*2.18 (0.95, 4.49)
 NGO worker56341.21 (0.66, 2.22)1.12 (0.57, 2.19)
Residence
 Rural87721 
 Urban17568  
Duration of DM (in years)  2.13 (1.40, 3.24)**1.80 (1.12,2.91)**
 1–5186841 
 6–1056370.68 (0.41, 1.11)0.79 (0.46, 1.38)
 >=1020190.47 (0.24, 0.93)*0.55 (0.25,1.25)
Income (ETB)
 <5001104611
 500–150036320.47 (0.26,0.85)*0.55 (0.28, 1.08)
 1501–250050360.58 (0.34, 1.01)*0.52 (0.27, 1.99)
 >250066261.06 (0.60, 1.88)0.69 (0.35,1.37)
  1. *significant at p-value ≤ 0.05, ** significant at p-value ≤ 0.01
  2. Abbreviations:ETB = Ethiopian Birr, DM = Diabetes mellitus, NGO = Non-governmental organizations, COR = Crude Odds Ratio, AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio
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