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Table 3 determinants of malaria prevention and control knowledge in West Belessa, North West Ethiopia, 2019

From: Knowledge of malaria prevention and control methods and associated factors among rural households in west Belessa district, north west Ethiopia, 2019

Variable Response Knowledge COR(95%CI) AOR(95%CI) P-value
Good (%) Poor (%)
Resident’s Kebele Kalay 85(11.1) 29(3.8) 1.48(0.88–2.48) 1.50(0.88–2.56) 0.14
Abaytera 125(16.3) 33(4.3) 1.91(1.17–3.11) 2.00(1.21–3.29) 0.007
Menti 189(24.7) 29(3.8) 3.29(2.00–5.39) 3.07(1.85–5.08) < 0.001
Amstya 55(7.2) 33(4.3) 0.84(0.50–1.42) 0.82(0.48–1.41) 0.48
Aswagari 125(16.3) 63(8.2) 1 1  
Sex Female 246(32.1) 101(13.2) 0.63(0.45–0.88) 0.71(0.50–1.01) 0.058
Male 333(43.5) 86(11.2) 1 1  
Educational status Illiterate 504(65.8) 168(21.9) 1.09(0.55–2.16) 1.09(0.53–2.23) 0.82
Literate 42(5.5) 7(0.9) 2.18(0.77–6.16) 1.84(0.62–5.41) 0.27
Formal education 33(1.6) 12(4.3) 1 1  
Wealth index Poorest 121(15.8) 53(6.9) 0.37(0.21–0.65) 0.40(0.22–0.73) 0.003
Poor 104(13.6) 42(5.5) 0.40(0.22–0.72) 0.38(0.21–0.70) 0.002
Medium 105(13.7) 40(5.2) 0.42(0.23–0.77) 0.41(0.22–0.76) 0.005
Wealthy 125(16.3) 32(4.2) 0.63(0.34–1.16) 0.66(0.35–1.23) 0.19
Wealthiest 124(16.2) 20(2.6) 1 1