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Table 6 Multivariate logistic regression: First Help Seeking—Public vs Private Sector

From: Socio-cultural features and help-seeking preferences for leprosy and tuberculosis: a cultural epidemiological study in a tribal district of Maharashtra, India

Variables FHS—Public Vs Private
AOR 95 % CI p-value
Constant 1.069   0.939
Age    
 <=32 years Reference   
 >32 years 0.689 0.322–1.472 0.336
Gender    
 Female Reference   
 Male 1.583 0.730–3.434 0.245
Literacy    
 Literate Reference   
 Illiterate 1.045 0.465–2.350 0.915
Marital status    
 Widowed/ divorced/ separate Reference   
 Unmarried 1.010 0.187–5.457 0.991
 Married 0.957 0.252–3.635 0.948
Occupation    
 Other Reference   
 Labourer 0.748 0.285–1.964 0.556
 Cultivator/Land owner 0.545 0.207–1.435 0.219
Tribal community    
 Non-tribal Reference   
 Tribal 0.615 0.217–1.747 0.362
Perceived causes    
 Demons, Fate, God, Stars, Karma 1.620 1.056–2.487 0.027
  1. Multivariate logistic regression model: outcome variable—FHS Public vs Private, where Public is reference category, for perceived causes—Not reported is reference category, R2 = 0.095