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Table 2 Bivariable and multple logistic regression analyses of factors associated with seat belt use among minibus and taxi drivers, Gondar, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Assessment of seat belt use and its associated factors among public transport drivers in North Gondar, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Seat belt use CR (95% CI) P-value AOR (95% CI) P-value
Users Non users
Car type
 Taxi 129 34 2.16 (1.37, 3.39) 0.001 1.99 (1.25, 3.19) 0.004
 Minibus 167 95     
Marital status
 Married 138 52 2.65 (1.04, 6.75) 0.040 2.92 (1.12, 7.60) 0.029
 Single 148 67 2.21 (0.88, 5.56) 0.092 2.29 (0.89, 5.95) 0.087
 Othersa 10 10   0.116 1.00 0.080
Age (in years)
 19–24 51 15 1.00 0.099   
 25–30 155 80 0.57 (0.30, 1.08) 0.083   
 31–36 57 16 1.05 (0.47, 2.33) 0.909   
 ≥ 37 33 18 0.54 (0.24, 1.22) 0.137   
Education
 ≤ Grade 8 49 27 1.00 0.016 1.00 0.059
 Grade 9–10 100 58 0.95 (0.54, 1.68) 0.860 0.914 (0.51, 1.64) 0.762
 Grade 11–12 78 29 1.48 (0.79, 2.79) 0.224 1.41 (0.74, 2.69) 0.303
 Vocational and above 69 15 2.54 (1.22, 5.26) 0.012 2.14 (1.01, 4.52) 0.046
Alcohol drinking
 Yes 69 22 1.00    
 No 227 107 0.68 (0.39, 1.15) 0.150   
Duration of driving service (years)
 < 5 130 54 1.00    
 ≥ 5 166 75 0.92 (0.61, 1.39) 0.694   
  1. aSeparated and cohabited