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Table 10 Factors associated with precautionary measures

From: Social determinants that lead to poor knowledge about, and inappropriate precautionary practices towards, avian influenza among butchers in Kathmandu, Nepal

Factors Poor practice N (%) Satisfactory practice N (%) Crude odds ratio Adjusted odds ratio
    OR 95% CI aOR 95% CI
Definition of bird flu    p = 0.006   p = 0.026  
Incorrect 42 (23.5) 24 (36.4) 5.687 1.666-19.415 4.265 1.193-15.242
Correct 4 (63.6) 13 (76.5) 1.00   1.00  
Cause of AI    p = 0.040   p = 0.258  
No 38 (62.3) 23 (37.7) 2.891 1.052-7.949 1.864 0.634-5.485
Yes 8 (36.4) 14 (63.6) 1.00    
Risk group    p = 0.004   p = 0.020*  
No 30 (71.4) 12 (28.6) 3.906 1.561-9.778 3.103 1.191-8.083
Yes 16 (39.0) 25 (61.0) 1.00   1.00  
Transmission    p = 0.010   p = 0.216  
Cannot transmit 17 (81.0) 4 (19.0) 4.836 1.460-16.025 2.212 0.616-8.528
Can transmit 29 (46.8) 33 (53.2) 1.00 1.00 1.00  
  1. *statistically significant at p < 0.05,-2loglikelihood ratio: 99.572; df: 2.
  2. Independent variables entered into initial model: definition of bird flu, causes of AI, risk group, and mode of transmission.