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Table 3 Factors associated with chronic non-communicable diseases among respondents at Modjo dry port in Ethiopia

From: Prevalence and associated factors of chronic non-communicable diseases among cross-country truck drivers in Ethiopia

Variables Categories Non-Communicable Diseases COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Yes No
Marital status Single 11 85 1 1  
Married 94 174 4.17 (2.76–6.12)** 3.24 (1.78–5.86) 0.003
S/D/Wa 9 27 2.58 (1.62–4.25)** 2.31 (1.12–3.55) 0.018
Family size <  3 53 169 1 1  
≥ 3 61 117 1.66 (1.09–5.58)** 1.46 (1.33–4.42) 0.009
BMI category (kg/m2) 18.5–24.9 14 167 1 1  
≥ 25 100 119 10.2 (3.22–12.5)** 4.66 (2.85–7.62) < 0.001
Smoking cigarette Yes 46 78 1.80 (1.22–2.89)** 1.71 (1.03–2.81) 0.033
No 68 208 1 1  
Physical activity Yes 37 108 1 1  
No 77 178 1.26 (0.89–2.14)* 1.08 (0.68–1.85) 0.523
Rest break between driving Yes 106 233 1 1  
No 8 53 0.33 (0.21–1.21)* 0.25 (0.23–1.09) 0.113
Years of driving experience <  10 years 33 178 1 1  
≥ 10 years 81 108 4.05 (2.52–6.43)** 3.48 (1.89–5.24) 0.005
Average daily driving hours <  9 h 11 83 1 1  
≥ 9 h 103 203 3.83 (2.10–7.02)** 3.76 (1.96–6.54) 0.002
Perceived job stress Yes 91 212 1.38 (0.92–2.52)* 1.27 (0.76–2.37) 0.123
No 23 74 1 1  
  1. aSeparated/Divorced/Widower
  2. CI Confidence Interval, COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio
  3. *= significant at a p-value < 0.25
  4. **= significant at a p-value < 0.05