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Table 6 Stepwise logistic regression analysis of bat consumption behavior (Coefficient, odds ratios, confidence intervals and p-values of independent variables)

From: Risk factors for bat contact and consumption behaviors in Thailand; a quantitative study

VariablesCoefficientOdds ratio95% CIP-value
Sociodemographic information
 Sex (male)0.912.481.49–4.11< 0.001*
 Educational attainment (< secondary school level)0.792.211.27–3.850.005*
Knowledge, attitudes, practices and perceptions
 Bat are safe to eat (true)−3.360.040.01–0.2540.001*
 There are laws related to hunting bats for consumption (agree)−1.040.350.18–0.710.004*
 Children are allowed to play with bats (true)−0.680.510.31–0.810.006*
  1. *Statistically significant at p < 0.05