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Table 4 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression of factor affecting knowledge level of glaucoma

From: Knowledge of glaucoma and associated factors among primary glaucoma patients in Kunming, China

Variable Knowledge level of glaucoma COR (95%) P AOR (95%) P
Good (%) Poor (%)
Gender
  Male 24(25.81) 19(20.43) 1    
  Female 24(25.81) 26(27.94) 0.73(0.32,1.66) 0.450   
Age(years)
   ≥ 60 17(18.28) 29(31.18) 1   1  
  40 to < 60 14(15.05) 10(10.75) 2.39(0.87,6.55) 0.091 10.71(1.31,87.63) 0.027
  18 to < 40 17(18.28) 6(6.45) 4.83(1.60,14.62) 0.005 22.50(1.53,330.96) 0.023
Ethnicity
  Han Chinese 43(46.24) 37(39.78) 1    
  Ethnic minorities 5(5.38) 8(8.60) 0.54(0.16,1.79) 0.310   
Occupation
  Farmer 4(4.30) 22(0.24) 1   1  
  Worker 13(13.98) 18(19.35) 3.97(1.10,14.32) 0.035 1.45(0.12,17.83) 0.772
  Skilled/professional 31(33.33) 5(5.38) 34.10(8.21,141.61)  < 0.001 22.30(0.43,1164.84) 0.124
Educational level
  Illiteracy and Primary school 3(3.23) 28(30.11) 1   1  
  Middle school 9(9.68) 9(9.68) 9.33(2.07,42.13) 0.004 0.88(0.06,12.75) 0.922
  High school 14(15.05) 4(4.30) 32.67(6.41,166.50)  < 0.001 5.19(0.29,92.63) 0.263
  College and above 22(23.66) 4(4.30) 51.33(10.39,253.67)  < 0.001 0.66(0.01,61.72) 0.857
Income (yuan/month)
   < 1000 5(53.76) 29(31.18) 1   1  
  1000 to 3000 29(31.18) 13(13.98) 12.94(4.09,40.97)  < 0.001 6.28(0.25,159.35) 0.265
   > 3000 14(15.05) 3(3.23) 27.07(5.65,129.72)  < 0.001 2.04(0.04,95.81) 0.717
Duration of glaucoma (years)
   < 1 11(11.83) 27(29.03) 1    
  1 to 5 23(24.73) 14(15.05) 4.03(1.54,10.59) 0.005 22.01(2.08,232.42) 0.010
   > 5 14(15.05) 4(4.30) 8.59(2.31,31.96) 0.001 107.06(4.96,2309.92) 0.003
Family history of glaucoma
  No 39(41.94) 39(41.94) 1    
  Yes 9(9.68) 6(6.45) 1.50(0.49,4.62) 0.480   
Surgical treatment
  No 22(23.66) 14(15.05) 1    
  Yes 26(27.96) 31(33.33) 0.53(0.23,1.25) 0.147   
Medication treatment
  No 7(7.53) 17(18.28) 1   1  
  Yes 41(44.09) 28(30.11) 3.56(1.31,9.69) 0.013 1.17(0.19,7.37) 0.868
Travel distance to hospital (km)
  0 to100 30(32.26) 23(24.73) 1    
   > 100 to 300 13(13.98) 9(9.68) 1.11(0.40,3.04) 0.843 2.15(0.28,16.37) 0.459
   > 300 5(5.38) 13(13.98) 0.30(0.09,.095) 0.040 0.79(0.09,7.46) 0.840
Type of glaucoma
  PACG 15(16.13) 24(25.81) 1   1  
  POAG/JOAG 33(35.48) 21(22.58) 2.51(1.08,5.86) 0.033 0.77(0.13,4.59) 0.774
  1. COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, PACG primary angle-closure glaucoma, POAG primary open angle glaucoma, JOAG juvenile open-angle glaucoma