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Table 3 Logistic regression among type two DM at public Hospitals, central zone, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 284)

From: Magnitude of diabetes self-care practice and associated factors among type two adult diabetic patients following at public Hospitals in central zone, Tigray Region, Ethiopia, 2017

Variables Category Poor practice Good practice COR [95% CI] AOR [95% CI]
Occupation Unemployed 50 (28.1%) 28 (26.4%) 1 1
Employed 30 (16.9%) 16 (15.1%) 0.952 (0.444, 2.043) 0.764 (0.310, 1.885)
Self employed 15 (8.4%) 21 (19.8%) 2.500 (1.114, 5.609) 5.93 (1.965, 17.936)*
Housewife 6 (3.4%) 3 (2.8%) 0.893 (0.207, 3.849) 1.481 (0.268,8.183)
Farmer 77 (43.3%) 38 (35.8%) 0.881 (0.482, 1.612) 2.014 (0.862, 4.705)
Attend education Yes 12 (6.7%) 16 (15.1%) 2.459 (1.115, 5.425) 2.48 (1.027, 6.020)*
No 166 (93.3%) 90 (84.9) 1 1
Member association Yes 47 (26.4%) 51 (48.1%) 3.496 (1.806, 6.771) 1.641 (0.764, 3.526)
No 73 (41%) 37 (34.9%) 1.633 (0.844, 3.161)  
I did know 58 (32.6%) 18 (17%) 1 1
Glucometer Yes 15 (8.4%) 29 (27.4%) 4.093 (2.074, 8.076) 3.719 (1.700, 8.139*
No 163 (91.6%) 77 (72.6%) 1 1
Current FBS Yes 65 (36.5%) 65 (61.3%) 2.756 (1.679, 4.525) 2.707 (1.48, 4.957)*
No 113 (63.5%) 41 (38.7%) 1 1
Favorable attitude 74 (41.6%) 66 (62.3%) 2.319 (1.416, 3.797) 2.42 (1.374, 4.269)*
Perceived barrier Unfavorable attitude 71 (39.9%) 61 (57.5%) 1 1
Favorable attitude 107 (60.1%) 45 (42.5%) 0.490 (0.300, 0.798) 0.471 (0.265, 0.838)*
  1. *Significant association at P-value less than 0.05