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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with latrine utilization among non-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

variables Category Latrine utilization COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes (%) No (%)
Age < 35 45 (51.7) 41 (48.3) 2.820 (1.435, 5.539) 3.112 (1.539, 6.294)**
36–50 80 (50.6) 78 (49.4) 2.699 (1.462, 4.984) 2.776 (1.464, 5.266)**
> 50 19 (27.5) 50 (72.5) 1.00 1.00
Education Illiterate 77 (41.0) 110 (59.0) 1.00 1.00
Primary and above 67 (46.8) 59 (53.2) 1.637 (1.039, 2.58) 2.03 (1.427, 4.638)
Occupation Other 20 (69.0) 8 (31.0) 1.00 1.00
Farmer 124 (43.5) 161 (56.5) 0.347 (0.153, 0.788) 0.351 (0.150, 0.826)*
Type of latrine Open pit 8 (23.5) 25 (76.5) 1.00  
Pit without slab 99 (45.2) 120 (54.8) 2.681 (1.162, 6.185)  
Pit with slab 35 (60.3) 23 (39.7) 4.946 (1.910, 12.803)  
Ventilated latrine 2 (66.7) 1 (33.3) 6.500 (0.519, 81.424)  
Maintenance requirement Need maintenance 118 (43.2) 154 (56.8) 1.00  
Maintained 26 (63.4) 15 (36.6) 2.277 (1.155, 4.490)  
Privacy No privacy 89 (42.0) 122 (58.0) 1.00 1.00
Poor privacy 25 (39.7) 38 (60.3) 0.909 (0.512, 1.614) 0.822 (0.448, 1.508)
Adequate privacy 30 (76.9) 9 (23.1) 4.607 (2.084, 10.184) 2.942 (1.251, 6.919)*
Latrine cleanness No 101 (39.6) 153 (60.4) 1.00 1.00
Yes 43 (72.9) 16 (27.1) 4.098 (2.190, 7.667) 4.098 (2.190, 7.667)***
  1. p value * = 0.05–0.01, ** = 0.01–0.001, *** =  < 0.001