Factor Diabetes knowledge level COR CI of 95% AOR CI of95%
  Poor Good        
  No. (%) No. (%)        
GenderP-value= 0.362
Female 75(25.0) 52(17.3) 1      
Male 93 (31.0) 80(26.7) 1.241 (0.781-1.971)    
Total 168(56.0) 132(44.0)        
AgeP-value=0.740
25-39years 45 (15.0) 30 (10.0) 2.333 (0.700-7.773) 1.735 (0.469-6.414)
40-54years 57(19.0) 53(17.7) 3.254 (1.008-10.511)* 2.382 (0.692-8.196)
55-69 years 52(17.3) 45(15.0) 3.029 (0.930-9.864) 2.934 (0.878-9.801)
70-84years 14(4.7) 4(1.3) 1   1  
Total 168(56.0) 132(44.0)        
Monthly incomeP-Value=0.001
Very low 111(37.0) 60(20.0) 1   0.793 (0.242-2.599)
Low 32(10.7) 34(11.3) 1.966 (1.105-3.496)* 1.277 (0.394-4.143)
Average 15(5.0) 26(8.7) 3.207 (1.578-6.515)* 1.515 (0.510-4.501)
Above average 10(3.3) 12(4.0) 2.22 (0.906-5.439) 1  
Total 168(56.0) 132(44.0)        
Level of educationP-Value<0.001
Illiterate 92(30.7) 48(16.0) 1   0.424 (0.143-1.256)
Elementary 42(14.0) 38(12.7) 1.734 (0.990-3.038) 0.608 (0.218-1.695)
High school 19(6.3) 18(6.0) 1.816 (0.872-3.779)* 0.612 (0.215-1.745)
College university 15(5.0) 28(9.3) 3.578 (1.746-7.333)* 1  
Total 168(56.0) 132(44.0)        
MaritalstatusP-Value=0.725
Married 121(40.3) 99(33.0) 1.091 (0.620-1.920)    
Divorced 7(2.3) 3(1.0) 0.571 (0.135-2.416)    
Widowed 4(1.3) 3(1.0) 1 (0.206-4.845)    
Single/never married 36(12.0) 27(9.0) 1      
Total 168(56.0) 132(44.0)        
Occupation:P-Value=0.002
Employed 38(12.7) 49(16.3) 3.5 (1.334-9.183)* 1.536 (0.485-4.858)
un employed 59(19.7) 44(14.7) 2.024 (0.782-5.236) 1.803 (0.682-4.767)
Merchant 6(2.0) 8(2.7) 3.619 (0.921-14.214) 1.633 (0.337-7.906)
House servant 46(15.3) 24(8.0) 1.416 (0.522-3.839) 1.261 (0.426-3.731)
Daily laborer 19(6.3) 7(2.3) 1   1  
Total 168(56.0) 132(44.0)        
**Statistically associated Variable,P=<0.05, COR: Crud odds Ratio; AOR: Adjusted Odds Ratio
*Variable were showed Statistical Association in COR but lost during AOR Analysis, NB: P-Value is, Value of COR analysis result
Table 3: Logistic Regression Analysis result of Diabetes knowledge levelamong Type 2 diabetes study subjects in Mekelle & Ayder hospital, Ethiopia 2012/13, (N=300)