Table 3

Odds ratio (95% confidence interval) for knowledge of diarrhoea prevention amongst all 628 participants
N (%) yes / no Unadjusted Multiply adjusted1
Wash hands before eating
Non-RBA 98 (31.5) / 213 1.00 1.00
RBA 171 (53.9) / 146 2.55 (1.84, 3.53) 2.51 (1.79, 3.53)
P value <0.001 <0.001
Wash hands with soap after toilet
Non-RBA 67 (21.5) / 244 1.00 1.00
RBA 158 (49.8) / 159 3.62 (2.55, 5.13) 3.76 (2.60, 5.42)
P value <0.001 <0.001
Drink clean water
Non-RBA 152 (48.9) / 159 1.00 1.00
RBA 217 (68.5) / 100 2.27 (1.64, 3.14) 2.23 (1.59, 3.14)
P value <0.001 <0.001
Don’t eat stale food
Non-RBA 190 (61.1) / 121 1.00 1.00
RBA 204 (64.4) / 113 1.15 (0.83, 1.59) 1.25 (0.89, 1.76)
P value 0.40 0.19
Cover food
Non-RBA 63 (20.3) / 248 1.00 1.00
RBA 113 (35.7) / 204 2.18 (1.52, 3.12) 2.11 (1.44, 3.09)
P value <0.001 <0.001
Don’t overeat
Non-RBA 55 (17.7) / 256 1.00 1.00
RBA 64 (20.2) / 253 1.18 (0.79, 1.76) 1.03 (0.68, 1.56)
P value 0.42 0.90
N (%) no / yes2 Unadjusted Multiply adjusted1
Don’t know how to prevent
Non-RBA 285 (91.6) / 26 1.00 1.00
RBA 303 (95.6) / 14 1.97 (1.01, 3.86) 2.13 (1.03, 4.41)
P value 0.05 0.04

1 For caste, gender, education, food sufficiency, marital status, birth in last 3 years, number of children in household; 2 Outcome is “positive” i.e. negative response to “Don’t know how to prevent”.

Rana et al.

Rana et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:20   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-20

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