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Table 4 Attitude towards ear infections

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

  Attitudes to ear infections
  OR (CI) P-value Adjusted OR (CI) P- value
Age group
  ≤ 30 1   1  
 31–45 0.59(0.41–0.84) 0.004* 0.54 (0.37–.79) 0.001**
 46–60 1.27(0.54–2.96) 0.586 1.19(0.49–2.87) 0.704
  > 60 1   1  
Residence
 Rural 1   1  
 Urban 0.91(0.65–1.28) 0.6 1.07(0.73–1.61) 0.677
Level of education
 None 1   1  
 Primary education 1.02(0.51–2.01) 0.962 0.10(0.49–2.09) 0.965
 Secondary & higher 0.44(0.21–0.95) 0.037* 0.41(0.18–0.94) 0.034**
 Vocational education 0.67(0.28–1.63) 0.383 0.72(0.27–1.94) 0.516
Socioeconomic status
 Low 1   1  
 Middle 0.56(0.38–0.81) 0.002* 0.59(0.39–0.87) 0.009**
 High 0.65(0.37–1.16) 0.143 0.80(0.42–1.51) 0.487
Where they would seek treatment
 None 1    
Modern treatment 0.58(0.21–1.58) 0.286 0.39(0.14–1.13) 0.082
 Traditional medicine 0.45(0.15–1.38) 0.163 0.12(0.09–0.89) 0.031**
 Medical pluralism 0.18(0.05–0.59) 0.005* 0.12(0.04–0.43) 0.001**
  1. *significant at bivariate analysis, **significant at multivariate analysis