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Table 5 Multi variable logistic model for the factors associated with ocular disorders among small scale welders

From: Prevalence, pattern and factors associated with ocular disorders in small-scale welders in Katwe, Kampala

Variable Adjust OR (95%CI) p-value
Sex
 Male 1   
 Female 4.279 (1.494–12.253) 0.007*
Education level
 none/primary 1   
 secondary/tertiary 0.867 (0.534–1.407) 0.564
Use of protective eye wear
 No 1   
 Yes 1.118 (0.516–2.421) 0.778
Foreign body removal
 No 1   
 Yes 1.677 (1.023–2.751) 0.041*
Age
 less than 35 years 1   
 35 years and above 4.244 (2.328–7.737) < 0.001*
History of trauma
 No 1   
 Yes 1.205 (0.711–2.041) 0.469
Duration of welding
  ≤ 5 years 1   
 6–10 years 1.140 (0.625–2.081) 0.669
  > 10 years 0.849 (0.420–1.717) 0.649
  1. *statistically significant at 5% confidence level