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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of sociodemographic and other factors associated with the knowledge, attitude and practice scores

From: Parents’ knowledge, attitude and practice towards children’s vaccination in Lebanon: role of the parent-physician communication

Variable Knowledge Attitude Practice
Gender
 Male 17.65 ± 3.95 40.70 ± 5.17 10.58 ± 2.71
 Female 18.38 ± 3.74 41.50 ± 4.73 10.97 ± 2.67
p-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
District
 Beirut 17.91 ± 3.73 41.21 ± 5.04 11.20 ± 2.67
 Mount Lebanon 18.29 ± 3.91 41.59 ± 4.65 10.79 ± 2.72
 North 18.02 ± 3.70 41.25 ± 4.63 10.59 ± 2.70
 South 18.32 ± 4.08 40.96 ± 5.31 10.65 ± 2.62
 Bekaa 17.83 ± 3.53 40.07 ± 4.84 10.23 ± 2.79
p-value 0.184 0.054 < 0.001
Education level
 Illiteracy 14.90 ± 5.30 38.24 ± 4.60 8.54 ± 3.62
 Primary 16.19 ± 4.02 39.91 ± 5.79 10.07 ± 3.39
 Complementary 17.07 ± 3.92 40.42 ± 4.70 10.43 ± 2.69
 Secondary 17.85 ± 3.64 41.22 ± 5.09 10.79 ± 2.72
 University 18.88 ± 3.59 41.74 ± 4.63 11.13 ± 2.47
p-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Marital status
 Married 18.10 ± 3.81 41.27 ± 4.89 10.85 ± 2.68
 Single (divorced/widowed) 17.93 ± 4.11 39.67 ± 4.98 10.07 ± 3.00
p-value 0.654 0.001 0.004
Monthly salary
 < 1000 USD 17.93 ± 3.87 40.85 ± 4.82 10.54 ± 2.89
 1000–2000 USD 18.05 ± 3.80 41.38 ± 4.96 10.93 ± 2.58
 > 2000 USD 18.82 ± 3.54 41.04 ± 5.12 11.04 ± 2.53
p-value < 0.001 0.052 0.001
Type of insurance
 None 17.64 ± 3.71 40.62 ± 4.83 10.28 ± 2.80
 National Social Security Fund (NSSF) 18.35 ± 3.80 41.48 ± 4.85 11.12 ± 2.67
 Army 18.25 ± 3.70 41.76 ± 4.49 10.70 ± 2.66
 Private 18.15 ± 3.85 41.01 ± 5.32 11.02 ± 2.42
 Cooperative 19.37 ± 3.74 41.88 ± 4.96 10.92 ± 2.61
p-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. Numbers in bold indicate significant p-values