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Table 3 Logistic regression results of AIDS awareness for male respondents

From: Media and education play a tremendous role in mounting AIDS awareness among married couples in Bangladesh

     95% CI for odds ratio
Variable Coefficient P-value Odds ratio Lower Upper
Education   .000    
   No Education    1.000   
   Primary .724 .000 2.063 1.639 2.596
   Secondary 2.200 .000 9.029 6.857 11.889
   Higher 4.353 .000 77.733 31.690 190.668
Resp. occupation   .000    
   Didn't Work .295 .361 1.343 .713 2.530
   Prof., Tech., Mang. .670 .000 1.954 1.477 2.585
   Agric-self employed    1.000   
   Agric- employee+manual work .314 .011 1.368 1.073 1.744
HH items   .000    
   0–3    1.000   
   4–6 1.230 .000 3.278 1.278 5.752
   7+ 2.275 .000 8.521 3.028 11.425
HH food consumption   .005    
   Deficit in whole year    1.000   
   Sometimes deficit .061 .506 2.063 .888 1.271
   Surplus or equal .214 .024 5.239 1.029 1.492
How often radio   .000    
   Never    1.000   
   Sometimes .381 .002 1.464 1.155 1.856
   Everyday .679 .000 1.972 1.516 2.566
How often TV   .000    
   Never   .993 1.000   
   Sometimes 1.059 .000 3.253 2.540 3.272
   Everyday 2.148 .000 8.582 7.386 9.957
Area of residence      
   Urban .970 .000 2.65 1.99 3.53
   Rural    1.000   
   Constant -2.857 .000