Table 3

Multivariable logistic regression model of factors associated with dog ownership in a community in Cheshire (n = 1044).

Variable

Coef

SE

OR

95% CI

P-value


Horse

0.005

No

0

1

Yes

1.6

0.6

5.1

1.7–15.5

Number of persons

0.06

1

0

1

2

-0.1

0.3

0.9

0.5–1.5

3

0.3

0.4

1.3

0.6–2.8

4

0.1

0.4

1.1

0.5–2.4

5+

10.9

0.4

2.4

1.0–5.7

Age group (from cluster analysis)

0.04

5 Young families

0

1

1 Over 60's

0.4

0.4

1.5

0.7–3.5

2 Families

0.8

0.3

2.3

1.2–4.3

3 Families

0.8

0.3

2.2

1.2–4.0

4 Singles/couples adults

0.8

0.4

2.3

1.0–5.2

6 Older families

0.9

0.4

2.5

1.1–5.5

Presence of adult female

0.03

No

0

1

Yes

0.8

0.4

2.2

1.1–4.6


Westgarth et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2007 3:5   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-3-5

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