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Table 3 CDTI compliance rate versus socio-demographic factors among the study participants in Kabo area, southwestern Ethiopia, 2012

From: Predictors of compliance with community-directed treatment with ivermectin for onchocerciasis control in Kabo area, southwestern Ethiopia

Variables (N = 308) Category (no.) Compliance to Ivermectin P-value
   Yes (%) No (%)  
Sex Male (183) 147 (80.3) 36 (19.7) 0.78
Female (125) 102 (81.6) 23 (18.4)  
Age group ≤35 Years (213) 160 (75.1) 53 (24.9) 0.00
>35 Years (95) 89 (93.7) 6 (6.3)  
Ethnicity Indigenous (13) 7 (53.8) 6 (46.2) 0.01
Others (295) 242 (82.0) 53 (18.0)  
Religion Orthodox (147) 122 (83.0) 25 (17.0) 0.20
Muslim (75) 63 (84.0) 12 (16.0)  
Protestant (72) 52 (72.2) 20 (27.8)  
Others (14) 12 (85.7) 2 (14.3)  
Marital status Married (231) 187 (81.0) 44 (19.0) 0.93
Single (77) 62 (80.5) 15 (19.5)  
Educational status Illiterate (144) 108 (75.0) 36 (25.0) 0.02
Literate (164) 141 (86) 23 (14)  
Family size 1-4 (173) 142 (82.1) 31 (17.9) 0.29
5-8 (113) 92 (81.4) 21 (18.6)  
9+ (22) 15 (68.2) 7 (31.8)  
Length of stay <10 Years (74) 45 (60.8) 29 (39.2) 0.00
≥10 Years (234) 204 (87.2) 30 (12.8)  
Occupation Farmer (221) 176 (79.6) 45 (20.4) 0.39
Others (87) 73 (83.9) 14 (18.1)