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Table 3 Knowledge of ear infections

From: Knowledge and care seeking practices for ear infections among parents of under five children in Kigali, Rwanda: a cross-sectional study

  Knowledge of ear infections
  Crude OR (CI) P-value Adjusted OR (CI) P- value
Age group
  ≤ 30 1   1  
 31–45 0.8 (0.57–1.12) 0.192 0.89(0.62–1.26) 0.511
 46–60 2(0.91–4.40) 0.086 2.26(0.10–5.12) 0.064
  > 60 0.51(0.61–4.32) 0.54 0.57(0.06–4.92) 0.638
Residence
 Rural 1   1  
 Urban 1.7(1.22–2.38) 0.002* 1.69(1.17–2.44) 0.003**
Level of education
 None 1   1  
 Primary education 1.48(0.67–3.24) 0.333 1.55(0.68–3.53) 0.228
 Secondary & higher 1.92(0.85–4.34) 0.116 1.61(0.67–3.84) 0.24
 Vocational education 1.69(0.67–4.25) 0.267 1.31(.48–3.60) 0.483
Socioeconomic status
 Low 1   1  
 Middle 1.35(0.95–1.91) 0.095 1.25(0.87–1.80) 0.254
 High 1.23(0.72–2.09) 0.446 1.13(0.63–2.01) 0.783
Where they would seek treatment
 None 1   1  
 Modern treatment 0.47(0.18–1.24) 0.126 0.45(0.17–1.24) 0.123
 Traditional medicine 0.62(0.22–1.77) 0.371 0.71 (0.24–2.10) 0.533
 Medical pluralism 0.33(0.11–0.97) 0.043* 0.35(0.11–1.04) 0.06
  1. *significant at bivariate analysis, **significant at multivariate analysis