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Table 3 Odds ratio from logistic regression of disability on sociodemographic characteristics for the Yaoundé region (15–49 age group)

From: A comparative analysis of disability measures in Cameroonian surveys

 3RGPHECAM3DHS-MICSDHS-MICS Severe disabilityHandiVIHHandiVIH Severe disability
OR95%CIOR95%CIOR95%CIOR95%CIOR95%CIOR95%CI
Age group [15–24]
25–341.4***[1.2, 1.7]1.7*[0.9, 2.9]1.1[0.5, 2.1]8.8**[1.2, 62.1]1.5***[1.3, 1.8]1.3[0.9, 2.0]
35–492.0***[1.7, 2.3]2.8***[1.5, 5.4]1.4[0.6, 3.0]3.4[0.2, 48.5]3.1***[2.7, 3.6]3.6***[2.3, 5.5]
Education
[None]
Primary or more0.5***[0.4, 0.6]0.6*[0.3, 1.1]0.3***[0.2, 0.7]0.1***[0.0, 0.3]0.3***[0.2, 0.3]0.1***[0.1, 0.1]
SES
[Poorest]
Middle0.9*[0.7, 1.0]0.5*[0.3, 1.0]0.5*[0.3, 1.0]0.4[0.1, 2.3]0.8***[0.7, 0.9]0.8[0.6, 1.2]
Richest0.9[0.8, 1.1]0.7[0.4, 1.2]0.5*[0.3, 1.1]0.2[0.0, 1.9]0.8**[0.7, 1.0]0.8[0.5, 1.4]
Male1.2**[1.0, 1.3]2.1**[1.1, 4.2]1.1[0.6, 1.8]3.7[0.6, 21.3]0.9[0.8, 1.1]1.9***[1.4, 2.7]
In union0.7***[0.6, 0.8]0.6*[0.3, 1.0]0.8[0.4, 1.5]0.1**[0.0, 0.7]0.4***[0.4, 0.5]0.2***[0.1, 0.3]
Observations1058522425142314234890048900
  1. Significance levels: *p < 0.1, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01. Variables in parentheses are reference categories
  2. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval