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Table 3 Univariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis of factors associated with pesticide handling and storage practice among farmers engaged in irrigation, Gondar town, 2019

From: Practice towards pesticide handling, storage and its associated factors among farmers working in irrigations in Gondar town, Ethiopia, 2019

Variables Categories Practice COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Good (%) Poor (%)
Marital status Unmarried 44 (43.1) 58 (56.9) 1 1
Married 104 (33.9) 203 (66.1) 1.48 (0.43, 1.07)
Education Cannot read and write 24 (15.1) 135 (84.9) 1 1
Informal education 53 (38.1) 86 (61.9) 3.47 (1.99, 6.03) 3.05 (1.72, 5.42)***
Elementary 32 (58.2) 23 (41.8) 7.83 (3.93, 15.60) 5.38 (2.62, 11.06)***
Secondary 32 (71.1) 13 (28.9) 13.85 (6.36, 30.12) 9.51 (4.24, 21.32)***
Certificate and above 7 (63.6) 4 (36.4) 9.84 (2.68, 36.23) 6.00 (1.58, 22.78)***
Income 300–2000 39 (32.2) 82 (67.8) 1 1
2001–3000 38 (34.5) 72 (65.5) 1.11 (0.64, 1.92)
3001–4000 34 (35.4) 62 (64.6) 1.15 (0.66, 2.03)
4001–10,000 37 (45.1) 45 (54.9) 1.73 (0.97, 3.08)
Knowledge Good 26 (16.1) 135 (83.9) 5.03 (3.09, 8.19) 3.23 (1.91, 5.46)**
Poor 122 (49.2) 126 (50.8) 1 1
Attitude Good 90 (44.8) 111 (55.2) 2.10 (1.39, 3.16) 1.77 (1.11, 2.81)*
Poor 58 (27.9) 150 (72.1) 1 1
  1. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001 Hosmer–Lemeshow-good-of fit 0.906