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Table 8 Factors associated with good practice among the respondents

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice towards tuberculosis in Gambia: a nation-wide cross-sectional survey

Variable (n = 4309) Unadjusted Adjusted for all the variables
OR 95% CI P-value OR 95% CI P-value
Sex
 Female+ 1.00     
 Male 0.99 0.82–1.19 0.900
Age group
 15 – 34 yrs.+ 1.00     
 35 – 64 yrs 1.07 0.87–1.31 0.518
  ≥ 65 yrs 0.83 0.56–1.23 0.358
Marital status
 Unmarried+ 1.00    1.00   
 Married 1.30 1.06–1.59 0.013 1.63 1.28–2.08 < 0.001
 Once married 0.92 0.60–1.41 0.716 1.34 0.84–2.13 0.220
Educational status
 Illiterate+ 1.00    1.00   
 Primary/Incomplete Sec. school 1.52 1.18–1.94 0.001 1.82 1.37–2.42 < 0.001
 Read English/Arabic 1.16 0.88–1.51 0.292 1.17 0.88–1.56 0.282
 Sec. school & above 4.05 2.70–6.05 < 0.001 4.08 2.65–6.23 < 0.001
Employment status
 Unemployed+ 1.00    1.00   
 Employed 1.38 1.13–1.68 0.001 1.25 1.01–1.54 0.039
Residence
 Rural+ 1.00     
 Urban 1.93 0.78–4.76 0.152
Knowledge of TB
 Poor+ 1.00    1.00   
 Good 2.62 2.05–3.34 < 0.001 2.08 1.62–2.67 < 0.001
Attitude towards TB
 Unfavorable+ 1.00    1.00   
 Favourable 3.09 2.19–4.36 < 0.001 2.26 1.58–3.23 < 0.001
  1. +This is the reference category