Table 4

Factors associated with the willingness of participants to obtain knowledge about dementia

FactorsTelevision and internetBooks, magazines or newspaperLecture on medication, or doctor consultation serviceWillingness to obtain knowledge about dementia
AOR95% CIAOR95% CIAOR95% CIAOR95% CI
Sex (ref: male)1.42*1.18 to 1.721.48*1.27 to 1.731.63*1.40 to 1.902.19*1.55 to 3.09
Age (ref: <40 years)
 40–65 years0.81*0.65 to 0.991.55*1.30 to 1.841.170.99 to 1.391.380.93 to 2.06
 ≥65 years0.620.37 to 1.031.150.71 to 1.840.780.48 to 1.270.830.34 to 2.02
Education level (ref: primary school or illiteracy≤6)
 Middle or high school (6–12)1.97*1.12 to 3.472.62*1.38 to 4.970.880.50 to 1.561.950.81 to 4.66
 College or university (12–16)3.38*1.89 to 6.074.75*2.48 to 9.091.450.81 to 2.582.430.97 to 6.10
 Postgraduate (≥16)3.41*1.84 to 6.314.54*2.33 to 8.831.600.88 to 2.903.12*1.16 to 8.40
Type of job (ref: nonmanual)
 Manual0.72*0.54 to 0.960.930.72 to 1.200.980.76 to 1.261.340.76 to 2.33
 Retired0.69*0.50 to 0.950.65*0.49 to 0.860.860.65 to 1.150.850.43 to 1.68
Income groups (ref: 0–2000 yuan/month)
 2000–5000 yuan/month1.240.92 to 1.671.030.80 to 1.331.130.88 to 1.461.80*1.09 to 2.98
 5000–10 000 yuan/month1.47*1.08 to 2.001.150.89 to 1.481.48*1.15 to 1.912.02*1.20 to 3.40
 >10 000 yuan/month1.070.77 to 1.500.970.73 to 1.281.160.88 to 1.541.390.80 to 2.41
Type of residence (ref: city)
 Town0.830.61 to 1.230.940.73 to 1.230.970.74 to 1.260.59*0.36 to 0.98
 Rural area0.830.66 to 1.050.780.54 to 1.131.280.89 to 1.840.48*0.26 to 0.87
Dementia contact (ref: yes)
 No0.80*0.65 to 0.990.72*0.61 to 0.850.62*0.52 to 0.730.49*0.32 to 0.76
 Unclear0.790.60 to 1.030.66*0.53 to 0.820.60*0.49 to 0.750.52*0.30 to 0.88
 Shift work (ref: yes)0.830.66 to 1.050.62*0.52 to 0.750.56*0.47 to 0.680.790.50 to 1.23
Sleep duration in the past 1 month (ref: 6–8 hours)
 <60.890.72 to 1.090.930.78 to 1.111.090.92 to 1.300.890.60 to 1.30
 >80.910.63 to 1.340.930.68 to 1.261.010.75 to 1.370.840.43 to 1.64
 Self-reported sleep quality in the past 1 month (ref: very good/pretty good)0.940.77 to 1.150.82*0.69 to 0.960.80*0.68 to 0.940.780.54 to 1.11
 Self-reported diagnosed sleep disturbances, neurological or psychiatric disorders (ref: at least one)1.020.83 to 1.260.900.76 to 1.070.920.78 to 1.091.140.79 to 1.65
Do you think sleep disturbances increase risk of dementia? (ref: yes)
 No0.44*0.31 to 0.620.71*0.51 to 0.980.740.53 to 1.030.32*0.19 to 0.54
 Unclear0.68*0.54 to 0.850.830.68 to 1.000.70*0.58 to 0.840.790.51 to 1.22
Do you think sleep medicine increase risk of dementia? (ref: yes)
 No1.090.79 to 1.480.900.71 to 1.151.000.78 to 1.270.990.57 to 1.70
 Unclear0.980.80 to 1.210.970.82 to 1.150.970.82 to 1.140.960.65 to 1.42
  • *indicates statistically significant.

  • AOR, adjusted odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.