Table 3

Predictors of COVID-19 knowledge

Crude OR
(95% CI)
P valueAdjusted* OR
(95% CI)
P value
Risk perception
 No and smallReferenceReference
 Moderate and great3.56 (2.04 to 6.25)0.0002.82 (1.84 to 4.32)0.000
Region
 EastReferenceReference
 North3.54 (1.14 to 10.96)0.0293.05 (1.05 to 8.86)0.040
 South7.78 (2.71 to 22.30)0.00010.84 (3.52 to 33.39)0.000
 West4.14 (1.99 to 8.62)0.0003.65 (0.89 to 14.98)0.072
Sex
 FemaleReferenceReference
 Male1.65 (1.27 to 2.14)0.0001.45 (1.13 to 1.86)0.003
Age
 18–29ReferenceReference
 30–390.96 (0.66 to 1.39)0.8081.42 (1.02 to 1.99)0.040
 40–490.89 (0.58 to 1.38)0.6051.45 (1.01 to 2.09)0.043
 50–590.67 (0.40 to 1.11)0.1191.06 (0.70 to 1.62)0.774
 >600.57 (0.32 to 1.00)0.0510.80 (0.51 to 1.23)0.298
Education
 No formalReferenceReference-
 Primary1.78 (1.00 to 3.18)0.0501.39 (0.95 to 2.03)0.090
 Secondary3.32 (2.11 to 5.21)0.0003.06 (2.22 to 4.22)0.000
Religion
 IslamReferenceReference-
 Christianity1.77 (1.24 to 2.52)0.0021.38 (1.02 to 1.85)0.035
  • *Adjusted for risk perception, region, sex, age, education and religion.