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Table 5 Bivariable and multivariablelogistic regression analysis of associated factors for unfavorable attitude towards mental illness among Dessie Town residents, 2020

From: Knowledge, attitude, and associated factors towards mental illness among residents of Dessie town, northeast, Ethiopia, a cross-sectional study

Character Attitude COR(95%C.I) AOR(95%C.I) P-value
Unfavorable Favorable
Marital status Married 130(45.8%) 154(54.2%) 1.18(0.78,1.77) 1.45(0.93,2.26) 0.102
Widowed 15(45.5%) 18(54.5%) 1.16(0.54,2.50) 1.18(0.53,2.63) 0.679
Divorced 12(57.1%) 9(42.9%) 1.86(0.73,4.71) 1.87(0.71,4.95) 0.202
Single 58(41.7%) 81(58.3%) 1   
Income < 2166 110(52.6%) 99(47.4%) 1.72(1.19,2.48) 1.64(1.12,2.41) 0.011
> = 2166 105(39.2%) 163(60.8%) 1 1  
Suffered from any mental illness Yes 32(55.2%) 26(44.8%) 1.58(0.91,2.75) 1.73(0.97,3.07) 0.06
No 183(43.7%) 236(56.3%) 1 1  
Social support Poor social support 50(50.0%) 50(50.0%) 2.61(1.47,4.62) 2.04(1.13,3.68) 0.018
Moderate social support 134(50.6%) 131(49.4%) 2.673(1.65,4.31) 2.44,1.45,3.97) < 0.0001
Strong social support 31(27.7%) 81(72.3%) 1 1  
Knowledge Poor knowledge 135(51.1%) 129(48.9%) 1.74(1.20,2.51) 1.66(1.13,2.43) 0.009
Good knowledge 80(37.6%) 133(62.4%) 1 1  
  1. 1 = reference category, Chi square = 8, Hosmer Lemeshow goodness-of-fit 0.32