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Table 5 Factors affecting good practice towards DM complications 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

VariablesPractice levelCOR(95%CI)AOR(95%CI)
Good practicePoor practice  
AgeN   
 18–30815311
 31–4553650.53 (0.32,0.88)*0.69 (0.35, 1.40)
 > = 4562880.46 (0.29,0.74)*0.59 (0.30, 1.15)
Level of education    
 Can’t write and read337711
 Informal school and can Read and write67572.74 (1.60, 4.70)**1.96 (1.06, 3.61) *
 Primary school and can read and write38392.27 (1.24, 4.16)*1.53 (0.78, 3.01)
 Secondary school and above58334.10 (2.27, 7.40)**2.57 (1.32, 5.02)**
Marital status    
 Married941081 
 Divorced18191.09 (0.54, 2.20)1.13 (0.51, 2.52)
 Widowed16330.56 (0.29, 1.08)0.99 (0.46, 2.12)
 Single68461.70 (1.07, 2.71)1.11 (0.58, 2.13)
Occupation    
 Farmer38471 
 Government employee12340.44 (0.20,.96)0.39 (0.17,1.90)
 Merchant59451.62 (0.91,2.89)1.49 (0.79, 2.82)
 House wife37401.14 (0.62,2.12)1.33 (0.68, 2.59)
 NGO worker50401.55 (0.85,2.81)1.41 (0.73, 2.72)
Resident    
 Rural63961 
 Urban1331101.84 (1.23,2.77)*1.49 (0.94, 2.37)
Duration of DM    
 ≤51471231 
 6–1036570.53 (0.33,0.86)*0.65 (0.38, 1.13)
 ≥1013260.42 (0.21,0.85)*0.57 (0.26, 1.27)
Level of income    
 < 50080751 
 500–150028400.67 (0.37, 1.18)1.07 (0.55, 2.08)
 1501–250033530.59 (0.35, 1.01)0.82 (0.43, 1.55)
 > 250055371.41 (0.84, 2.38)1.71 (0.89, 3.25)
  1. *significant at p-value ≤ 0.05, ** significant at p-value ≤ 0.01
  2. Abbreviations: DM = Diabetes mellitus, NGO = Non-governmental organizations, COR = Crude Odds Ratio, AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio
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