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Table 6 Association of socio-demographic characteristics with knowledge level

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

Factors Categories Satisfactory knowledge (39.2%) Poor knowledge (60.8%) Chi-square test (p value)
Age <25 years 5 (16.1) 26 (83.9) 0.007*
  25-39 years 32 (50.0) 32 (50.0)  
  40 and above years 10 (40.0) 15 (60.0)  
Ethnicity Brahmin/Chhetri 40 (42.6) 54 (57.4) 0.148
  Janajati and Minority 7 (26.9) 19 (73.1)  
Marital status Married 41 (42.7) 55 (57.3) 0.112
  Unmarried 6 (25.0) 18 (75.0)  
Sex Female 11 (29.7) 26 (70.3) 0.157
  Male 36 (43.4) 47 (56.6)  
Occupation Owner 37 (42.5) 50 (57.5) 0.221
  Employee 10 (30.3) 23 (69.7)  
Literacy Literate 46 (47.4) 51 (52.6) <0.001*
  Illiterate 1 (4.3) 22 (95.7)  
Education attainment Primary 17 (32.1) 36 (67.9) 0.001*
  Secondary and above 29 (65.9) 15 (34.1)  
Religion Hindu 45 (42.5) 61 (57.5) 0.042*
  Non-Hindu 2 (14.3) 12 (85.7)  
  1. *statistically significant at p < 0.05.