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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with Latrine utilization among model families in Woreda Laelai Maichew, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Factors associated with latrine utilization among model and non-model families in Laelai Maichew Woreda, Aksum, Tigray, Ethiopia: comparative community based study

Variable Category Latrine utilization COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes (%) No (%)
Age < 35 55 (74.3) 19 (25.7) 2.43 (1.252, 4.721) 2.02 (0.941, 4.329)
36–50 120 (81.6) 27 (18.4) 3.73 (2.079, 6.703) 4.27 (2.192, 8.318)***
> 50 50 (54.3) 42 (45.7) 1.00 1.00
Education Illiterate 107 (64.1) 60 (35.9) 1.00  
Primary and above 118 (80.8) 28 (19.2) 2.36 (1.406, 3.972) 2.14 (0.538, 4.293)
Type of latrine Open pit 9 (31.0) 20 (69.0) 1.00 1.00
Pit without slab 127 (69.4) 56 (30.6) 5.04 (2.160, 11.758) 4.05 (1.673, 9.780)**
Pit with slab 85 (88.5) 11 (11.5) 17.17 (6.28, 46.98) 10.77 (3.78, 30.71)****
Vip 4 (80.0) 1 (20.0) 8.89 (0.866, 91.199) 6.04 (0.521, 70.020)
Maintenance requirement Need maintenance 166 (66.4) 84 (33.6) 1.00  
Maintained 59 (93.7) 4 (6.3) 7.46 (2.622, 21.246)  
Latrine supper structure No supper structure 119 (66.1) 61 (33.9) 1.00 1.00
Only with wood 42 (65.6) 22 (7.0) 0.98 (0.536, 1.785) 0.86 (0.423, 1.738)
Wood with mud 64 (92.8) 5 (7.2) 6.56 (2.510, 17.154) 4.59 (1.523, 13.846)**
Material used Mixed 15 (71.4) 6 (28.6) 1.000  
Earth with sand 99 (65.1) 53 (34.9) 0.75 (0.274, 2.039)  
Wood with planks 78 (74.3) 27 (25.7) 1.16 (0.407, 3.279)  
Cement 33 (94.3) 2 (5.7) 6.60 (1.190,36.591)  
Privacy No privacy 92 (60.9) 59 (39.1) 1.00  
Poor privacy 55 (74.3) 19 (25.7) 1.86 (1.003, 3.436)  
Adequate privacy 78 (88.6) 10 (11.4) 5.00 (2.399, 10.432)  
Clean latrine No 131 (61.2) 83 (38.8) 1.00 1.00
Yes 94 (94.9) 5 (5.1) 11.91 (4.65, 30.512) 11.91 (4.65, 30.512)****
Observable soap No 196 (69.5) 86 (30.5) 1.00 1.00
Yes 29 (93.5) 2 (6.5) 6.36 (1.485, 27.263) 5.58 (1.195, 26.013)*
  1. p value * = 0.05–0.01, ** = 0.01–0.001, *** =  < 0.001