Table 3

Determinants of willingness to circumcise among non Muslim UCM and their support to circumcise their sons, 2010

Determinants of willingness to circumcise

Determinants of the support for Son's MC


Variable

Crude OR (95% CI)

Adjusted OR (95% CI)

Crude OR (95% CI)

Adjusted OR (95% CI)


Age group


40+

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00


30-39

2.89 (2.01, 4.14)***

3.04 (2.06, 4.48)***

1.18 (0.78, 1.79)

1.07 (0.68, 1.69)


20-29

4.36 (3.05, 6.24)***

3.11 (2.03, 4.76)***

1.83 (1.18, 2.82)

1.62 (0.94, 2.78)


≤19

4.76 (3.04, 7.47)***

2.90 (1.52, 5.56)***

1.05 (0.64, 1.72)

1.47 (0.68, 3.18)


Education


No education

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00


Primary and vocational

1.41 (1.00, 2.00)*

0.96 (0.64, 1.44)

1.24 (0.83, 1.87)

0.89 (0.56, 1.42)


Second, and University

2.51 (1.43, 4.41)**

0.99 (0.51, 1.90)

2.17 (1.02, 4.64)*

0.92 (0.39, 2.16)


Religion


Catholics

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00


Protestants

1.34 (1.01, 1.78)*

1.14 (0.82, 1.58)

0.81 (0.57, 1.15)

0.71 (0.48, 1.05)


Adventists

1.07 (0.69, 1.64)

0.82 (0.50, 1.34)

0.78 (0.47, 1.30)

0.53 (0.29, 0.94)*


Others

1.33 (0.40, 4.42)

2.41 (0.60, 9.72)

1.11 (0.24, 5.22)

1.93 (0.35, 10.62)


Province


City of Kigali

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00


Southern

1.10 (0.59, 2.05)

1.61 (0.80, 3.26)

0.91 (0.43, 1.94)

1.27 (0.54, 2.96)


Western

1.48 (0.79, 2.77)

1.81 (0.88, 3.73)

1.04 (0.48, 2.25)

1.56 (0.65, 3.72)


Northern

0.98 (0.52, 1.84)

1.03 (0.50, 2.13)

0.71 (0.33, 1.53)

0.83 (0.35, 1.98)


Eastern

2.10 (1.10, 4.02)*

2.93 (1.40, 6.13)*

1.72 (0.75, 3.92)

2.23 (089, 5.57)


Marital Status


Married

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00


Cohabiting

1.55 (1.09, 2.19)*

1.30 (0.87, 1.93)

1.30 (0.84, 2.03)

1.20 (0.73, 1.98)


Singles/Living alone

3.06 (2.24, 4.18)***

2.40 (1.50, 3.85)*

1.11 (0.76, 1.60)

0.86 (0.46, 1.54)


Knowledge of MC


Don't know

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00


Removal of the entire foreskin

2.16 (1.53, 3.05)***

1.50 (1.01, 2.24)*

2.64 (1.74, 4.00)***

1.63 (1.02, 2.60)*


Removal of the foreskin partially

2.26 (1.65, 3.09)***

1.59 (1.09, 2.31)*

4.05 (2.72, 6.04)***

2.46 (1.56, 3.86)***


Reasons to circumcise


STI (No)

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00


STI (Yes)

2.68 (2.01, 3.57)***

2.12 (1.52, 2.95)***

4.00 (2.85, 5.59)***

2.82 (1.95, 4.09)***


Hygiene (No)

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00


Hygiene (Yes)

2.21 (1.68, 2.89)***

2.20 (1.60, 3.03)***

3.01 (2.07, 4.39)***

2.20 (1.45, 3.34)***


Significant at *P≤0.05, **P≤0.01, ***P≤0.001

Gasasira et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:134   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-134

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