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Table 3 Logistic regression model showing predictors of risky driving behaviors of drivers in Mekelle town, North Ethiopia, 2011

From: Risky driving behaviors for road traffic accident among drivers in Mekele city, Northern Ethiopia

Variable Risky driving AOR (95% CI)
  No
Number (%)
Yes
Number (%)
 
Educational status
Primary 45(36.9) 77 (63.1) 1.3 (0.46, 3.52)
Secondary 52 (28.1) 133 (71.9) 2.5 (1.02, 6.05)
Tertiary 20 (46.5) 23(53.5) 1.0
Average monthly income
Low 45 (48.4) 48 (51.6) 1.0
Middle 30(36.6) 52 (63.4) 2.4 (0.96, 5.87)
High 32(25.4) 94 (74.6) 8.5 (3.03, 10.68)
Very high 10 (20.4) 39 (79.6) 9.2 (2.80, 11.46)
Attitude towards risky driving behaviors
Supportive attitude 14 (8.9) 143 (91.1) 13.7 (3.31, 15.64)
Indifferent attitude 1(8.3) 11(91.7) 2.3 (2.26, 9.62)
Unsupportive attitude 102(56.4) 79 (43.6) 1.0
Got advice from significant others
Yes 44 (51.2) 42 (48.8) 1.0
No 73 (27.7) 191 (72.3) 3.0 (1.55, 5.78)