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Table 4 Characteristics Associated with Household Dog Ownership by Univariate and Multivariable Methods, Uganda 2013

From: The impact of poverty on dog ownership and access to canine rabies vaccination: results from a knowledge, attitudes and practices survey, Uganda 2013

Characteristic Do Not Own a Dog Own at Least One Dog Mean number of dogs owned Unadjusted Odds Ratio Adjusted Odds Ratio
n (column %) n (column %) mean (SE) OR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI)
Demographic
 Household size 1–2 111 (16.0) 6 (5.8) 0.06 (0.27) Reference Reference
3–4 214 (30.8) 19 (18.5) 0.12 (0.42) 1.9 (0.72–5.04) 1.41 (0.58–4.15)
5–6 166 (23.9) 23 (22.3) 0.29 (1.11) 3.04 (1.15–8) 2.06 (0.70–6.01)
7 + 204 (29.4) 55 (53.4) 0.33 (0.79) 6.57 (2.61–16.54) 3.26 (1.16–9.18)
 Years in house 0–2 years 175 (25.2) 14 (13.6) 0.17 (0.87) Reference  
3 + yrs 520 (74.8) 89 (86.4) 0.23 (0.72) 2.25 (1.22–4.16)  
 Village population density (people/km2) 0–100 133 (19.1) 41 (39.8) 0.40 (0.92) Reference  
101–500 256 (36.8) 33 (32.0) 0.14 (0.44) 0.73 (0.41–1.31)  
501–2 500 104 (15.0) 11 (10.7) 0.18 (0.72) 0.36 (0.17–0.76)  
2 501 + 202 (29.1) 18 (17.5) 0.20 (0.92) 0.44 (0.21–0.92)  
 Distance to nearest urban centre (km) 0 199 (28.6) 15 (14.6) 0.20 (0.94) Reference  
1–5 000 204 (29.4) 35 (34.0) 0.24 (0.70) 1.2 (0.35–4.12)  
5 001–20 000 170 (24.5) 37 (35.9) 0.26 (0.74) 1.74 (0.51–5.96)  
20 001 + 122 (17.6) 16 (15.5) 0.17 (0.52) 1.07 (0.26–4.35)  
Economics
 Owned livestock value (USD) $0 291 (41.9) 10 (9.7) 0.10 (0.72) Reference Reference
$1–$199 192 (27.6) 20 (19.4) 0.11 (0.39) 3.94 (1.68–9.26) 4.33 (1.71–10.93)
$200–$999 145 (20.9) 32 (31.1) 0.31 (0.85) 8.86 (3.77–20.82) 9.81 (3.87–24.88)
$1 000 + 67 (9.6) 41 (39.8) 0.62 (1.05) 20.77 (8.93–48.3) 19.61 (7.90–48.68)
 Home building material quality High 148 (21.4) 38 (36.9) 0.41 (1.16) 3.2 (1.73–5.89) 2.59 (1.30–5.17)
Medium 174 (25.1) 20 (19.4) 0.19 (0.70) 1.02 (0.55–1.9) 0.79 (0.40–1.55)
Low 371 (53.5) 45 (43.7) 0.15 (0.50) Reference Reference
 Village poverty level 0–15% 76 (10.9) 3 (2.9) 0.23 (1.29) Reference Reference
16–35% 69 (9.9) 10 (9.7) 0.22 (0.63) 4.76 (1.01–22.41) 7.65 (1.46–40.04)
36–55% 290 (41.7) 67 (65.1) 0.31 (0.82) 7.04 (1.33–37.41) 4.66 (0.79–27.37)
56% + 260 (37.4) 23 (22.3) 0.11 (0.41) 4.13 (0.62–27.53) 2.28 (0.32–16.47)