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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted coefficients for factors associated with perceived risk of contracting Coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) among SSAs living in African countries

From: Risk perception of COVID-19 among sub-Sahara Africans: a web-based comparative survey of local and diaspora residents

Variables Unadjusted Coefficient 95%CI Adjusted Coefficient 95%CI
Demography
Age category in years
  18–28 0.00   0.00  
  29–38 1.29 0.40, 2.18 0.49 −0.06, 1.05
  39–48 1.30 0.35, 2.24 0.60 0.01, 1.19
  49+ 1.59 0.44, 2.73 0.29 −0.43, 1.01
Sex
  Males 0.00  
  Females −0.31 −1.02, 0.40   
Marital status
  Married 0.00  
  Not married −0.38 −1.10, 0.33   
Education status
  Postgraduate education (Masters /PhD) 0.00  
  Bachelor education − 0.20 − 0.98, 0.59   
  Secondary/Primary education −2.19 −3.32, −1.05   
Employment status
  Employed 0.00  
  Not employed −0.78 − 1.53, − 0.04   
Religion
  Christianity 0.00  
  Others 0.37 −0.72, 1.45   
Occupation   
  Non-health care sector 0.00   0.00  
  Health care sector 0.71 −0.16, 1.59 0.61 0.09, 1.14
Household factors
 Do you live alone during COVID-19
  No 0.00  
  Yes 0.08 −0.83, 0.99   
 Number living together
   < 3 people 0.00  
  4–6 people −0.17 −1.05, 0.70   
  6+ people 0.07 −1.04, 1.18   
Public Attitude towards COVID-19 Mitigation measures
Practiced self-isolation
  No 0.00  
  Yes 0.22 −0.28, 0.72   
Practiced home quarantine
  No 0.00  
  Yes 0.06 −0.42, 0.53   
Feeling about the self-isolation
Anxious
  No 0.00  
  Yes −0.07 −0.90, 0.76   
Bored
  No 0.00  
  Yes 0.01 −0.87, 0.88   
Frustrated
  No 0.00  
  Yes −0.01 −0.83, 0.81   
Angry
  No 0.00  
  Yes −0.20 −1.19, 0.79   
Knowledge scorea 2.38 2.26, 2.50 1.19 1.05, 1.34
Attitude scorea 1.08 1.08, 1.13 0.63 0.58, 0.69
  1. COVID-19 Coronavirus diseases 2019
  2. acontinuous variables
  3. Confidence intervals (CIs) not including 0 are significant variables