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Table 5 Multivariable analysis of factors associated with KAP towards diabetes

From: Knowledge, attitude, practice and associated factors among patients with type 2 diabetes in Cotonou, Southern Benin

Variables Knowledge Attitude Practice
  AOR 95%CI AOR 95%CI AOR 95%CI
Age (mean ± SD), years
 20–39 years Reference    
 ≥40 years 1.29 0.48–3.44   
Sex
 Male Reference    Reference  
 Female 1.91 1.95–3.84   1.44 0.73–2.82
Religion
 Christian Reference   Reference   Reference  
 Muslim 1.18 0.54–2.55 1.44 0.71–2.91 1.66 0.78–3.51
Education
 No formal education Reference   Reference   Reference  
 Educated 1.54 1.06–2.32 1.05 0.79–1.41 3.27 1.23–8.70
Marital status
 Not married Reference   Reference   Reference  
 Married 2.64 1.43–4.88 1.60 1.94–2.72 1.48 0.82–2.69
Occupation
 Others Reference   Reference   Reference  
 Government/non-government employee 2.21 1.82–5.97 1.54 0.62–3.85 2.53 1.86–4.70
 Self-employed 1.72 0.93–3.19 0.94 0.54–1.64 1.16 0.86–1.56
Duration of Diabetes
 < 10 Reference   Reference   Reference  
 ≥10 4.28 2.11–9.66 1.87 1.68–3.02 2.43 1.93–6.34
Family history of DM
 No Reference   Reference    
 Yes 1.05 0.59–1.87 0.85 0.49–1.45   
Diabetes Knowledge
 Poor   Reference   Reference  
 Good   1.69 1.01–2.88 1.78 1.02–3.09
  N=245 N=292 N=245
  R2=35.95 R2=24.58 R2=21.46
  1. AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio; 95% CI=95% Confidence Interval