Table 4

Association between knowledge and practices

Hand washing
Crude OR
(95% CI)
P valueAdjusted* OR
(95% CI)
P value
Knowledge
 LowReferenceReference-
 Medium1.84 (0.91 to 3.73)0.0892.10 (1.00 to 4.39)0.049
 High4.63 (2.18 to 9.84)0.0004.60 (2.08 to 10.18)0.000
Avoiding crowds
Knowledge
 LowReferenceReference
 Medium1.86 (1.03 to 3.36)0.0391.95 (1.07 to 3.57)0.030
 High2.21 (1.21 to 4.02)0.0102.30 (1.23 to 4.30)0.009
  • *Adjusted for region, sex, age, education and religion.