Table 6

Multiple logistic regression analysis showing independent predictors of motivation to donate

Variables

Motivation to Donate

Adjusted

95% CI *

n (%)

OR *


Socioeconomic Status (p = 0.004)

Low

34 (17.2)

1

Middle

119 (60.1)

1.6

0.9 – 2.8

High

45 (22.7)

2.4

1.1 – 4.9


Knowledge Score for Organ Donation

(p = 0.002)

Inadequate Knowledge Score

33 (16.7)

1

Adequate Knowledge Score

165 (83.3)

2.5

1.5 – 4.3


Perceived allowance of Organ

Donation in Religion (p = 0.000)

Don't Know

82 (41.4)

1

No

32 (16.2)

0.2

0.1 – 0.3

Yes

84 (42.4)

1.7

0.9 – 3.2


* OR = Odds Ratio

** CI = Confidence Interval

Saleem et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2009 10:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-10-5

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