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Table 3 Univariate linear regression analysis of KAP regarding TB among the elderly population

From: Analysis of the current status and associated factors of tuberculosis knowledge, attitudes, and practices among elderly people in Shenzhen: a cross-sectional study

Variables Knowledge Attitudes Practices
B 95% CI P B 95% CI P B 95% CI P
Age (years) 0.002 −0.012 to 0.017 0.771 0.007 −0.006 to 0.021 0.305 0.022 0.004 to 0.040 0.020
BMI (kg/m2) −0.017 −0.040 to 0.005 0.137 −0.022 −0.043 to −0.001 0.036 −0.019 −0.047 to 0.008 0.167
Gender (ref. male) −0.090 −0.243 to 0.063 0.247 −0.054 −0.194 to 0.087 0.453 0.036 −0.147 to 0.220 0.698
Residence (ref. local residents) −0.108 −0.293 to 0.076 0.248 −0.003 −0.174 to 0.169 0.975 −0.334 −0.558 to −0.110 0.003
Education level (ref. primary school or lower) 0.286 0.133 to 0.438 <0.001 0.275 0.135 to 0.415 <0.001 0.318 0.134 to 0.503 0.001
Marital status (ref. married) −0.208 −0.279 to 0.222 0.825 0.168 −0.060 to 0.396 0.149 0.217 −0.076 to 0.509 0.147
Occupation (ref. workers or administrators) −0.119 −0.313 to 0.075 0.230 −0.331 −0.488 to −0.134 0.001 −0.381 −0.617 to −0.144 0.002
Medical insurance (ref. yes) −0.260 −0.432 to −0.088 0.003 −0.467 −0.624 to −0.310 <0.001 −0.563 −0.763 to −0.363 <0.001
Family annual income per capita (RMB) (ref. less than 100,000) −0.229 −0.470 to −0.128 0.001 −0.300 −0.457 to −0.143 <0.001 −0.458 −0.664 to −0.251 <0.001
Self-perceived health status −0.211 −0.338 to −0.084 0.001 −0.063 −0.180 to 0.055 0.298 −0.192 −.342 to −0.041 0.013
Cigarette smoker (ref. current smoker) −0.113 −0.357 to 0.130 0.360 −0.152 −0.377 to 0.073 0.186 −0.031 −0.327 to 0.265 0.837
Alcohol drinker (ref. current drinker) 0.054 −0.208 to 0.315 0.686 0.024 −0.217 to 0.264 0.846 0.007 −0.320 to 0.334 0.966
Previously treated for TB (ref. no) 0.668 0.235 to 1.101 0.003 0.406 0.002 to 0.810 0.049 0.755 0.232 to 1.278 0.005
Family members or friends with a previous TB history (ref. no) 0.709 0.272 to 1.147 0.002 0.829 0.432 to 1.225 <0.001 0.448 −0.065 to 0.962 0.087
  1. Abbreviations: KAP = knowledge, attitudes, and practices, TB = tuberculosis, BMI = body mass index
  2. * The self-perceived health status variable was rated as follows: good = 1, fair = 2, bad = 3