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Table 8 Association of socio-demographic characteristics 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 Categories Satisfactory practice N (%) Poor practice N (%) Chi-square test (p value)
Sex Female 12 (42.9) 16 (57.1) 0.822
  Male 25 (45.5) 30 (54.5)  
Age <25 6 (37.5) 10 (62.5) 0.395
  25-39 21 (42.0) 29 (58.0)  
  > = 40 10 (58.8) 7 (41.2)  
Marital status Married 31 (44.9) 38 (55.1) 0.887
  Unmarried 6 (42.9) 8 (57.1)  
Religion Hindu 32 (43.8) 41 (56.2) 0.713
  Non-Hindu 5 (50.0) 5 (50.0)  
Ethnicity Brahmin/Chhetri 27 (42.2) 37 (57.8) 0.421
  Janajati and Minority 10 (52.6) 9 (47.4)  
Literacy status Literate 33 (49.3) 34 (50.7) 0.079
  Illiterate 4 (25.0) 12 (75.0)  
Education attainment Primary 15 (41.7) 21 (58.3) 0.181
  Secondary and above 18 (58.1) 13 (41.9)