Table 3

Determinants of correct knowledge about Tuberculosis transmission among adult men (aged 15–59 years) and women (aged 15–49 years) by univariate and multivariable analyses
Unadjusted odds ratio (95% CIs) Adjusted odds ratio (95% CIs)
Age
>40 years 1 1
26-40 years 1.02 (0.98, 1.06) 0.99 (0.96, 1.03)
≤25 years 1.01 (0.97, 1.05) 0.98 (0.93, 1.03)
Gender
Female 1 1
Male 1.23 (1.20, 1.27) 1.17 (1.14, 1.21)
Current marital status
Divorced/separated/widowed 1 1
Single 0.84 (0.77, 0.91) 0.94 (0.86, 1.04)
Married 0.97 (0.80, 1.06) 1.01 (0.93, 1.10)
Religion
Others 1 1
Muslim 1.52 (1.43, 1.61) 1.26 (1.18, 1.34)
Hindu 1.37 (1.30, 1.44) 1.20 (1.14, 1.26)
Type of residence
Urban 1 1
Rural 0.80 (0.78, 0.83) 0.98 (0.95, 1.02)
Educational attainment
No education 1 1
Primary 1.17 (1.13, 1.23) 1.07 (1.02, 1.12)
Secondary 1.42 (1.34, 1.50) 1.10 (1.03,1.18)
Higher 1.62 (1.55, 1.71) 1.08 (1.004, 1.16)
Wealth quintiles
Poorest 1 1
Poorer 1.11 (1.07, 1.53) 1.02 (0.98, 1.06)
Middle 1.29 (1.24, 1.35) 1.09 (1.03, 1.14)
Richer 1.51 (1.44, 1.58) 1.12 (1.05, 1.19)
Richest 1.59 (1.51, 1.67) 1.12 (0.99, 1.14)
Region of India
Northern India 1 1
North-eastern India 0.58 (0.55, 0.61) 0.58 (0.54, 0.61)
Central India 0.79 (0.75, 0.85) 0.85 (0.80, 0.90)
Western India 1.27 (1.19, 1.35) 1.21 (1.14, 1.28)
Eastern India 0.52 (0.49, 0.55) 0.54 (0.51, 0.58)
South India 1.02 (0.96, 1.08) 1.01 (0.95, 1.08)
Watches television
Not at all 1 1
Once or less in a week 1.30 (1.26, 1.35) 0.99 (0.96, 1.03)
Everyday 1.45 (1.39, 1.50) 0.977 (0.93, 1.03)
Reads newspapers/magazines
Not at all 1 1
Once or less in a week 1.27 (1.31) 1.05 (1.003, 1.09)
Everyday 1.55 (1.50, 1.61) 1.05 (0.99, 1.11)
Listens to the radio
Not at all 1 1
Once or less in a week 0.94 (0.91, 0.98) 1.043 (1.01, 1.08)
Everyday 1.03 (0.99, 1.06) 1.084 (1.04, 1.13)
Can TB be cured?
No/don’t know 1 1
Yes 1.44 (1.39, 1.50) 1.47 (1.41, 1.53)

Sreeramareddy et al.

Sreeramareddy et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-16

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