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Table 3 Simple logistic regression results associated with adult dengue vaccine acceptance

From: The acceptance and willingness to pay (WTP) for hypothetical dengue vaccine in Penang, Malaysia: a contingent valuation study

Independent variables Crude Odds Ratio 95% CI OR p-value
Age 1.015 0.96–1.073 0.595
Gender
 Male
 Female 0.817 0.386–1.730 0.597
Ethnicity
 Malay
 Chinese 0.358 0.154–0.833 0.017*
 Indian 0.749 0.227–2.476 0.636
 Others 0.403 0.073–2.219 0.296
Marital status
 Single
 Married 0.483 0.150–1.561 0.224
 Widow/widower 0.317 0.025–3.989 0.374
Have children
 No
 Yes 1.530 0.416–5.626 0.522
Education level (ISCED 2011 level)
 0
 1 2.992 0.155–57.581 0.468
 2 6.700 0.503–89.304 0.150
 3 12.256 0.732–205.157 0.081
 > 4 6.988 0.512–95.351 0.145
Occupation
 Unemployed
 Pensioner 2.227 0.166–29.867 0.546
 Student 0.927 0.185–4.643 0.927
 Government servant 0.673 0.152–2.985 0.602
 Private/Self-employed 1.093 0.268–4.454 0.902
Monthly household income
 ≤ RM1000
 RM1001–RM2000 0.683 0.170–2.742 0.591
 RM2001–RM3000 0.454 0.120–1.726 0.247
 RM3001-RM4000 0.495 0.129–1.898 0.305
 RM4001-RM5000 1.063 0.177–6.388 0.947
 ≥ RM5001 0.823 0.173–3.913 0.806
Experience with dengue disease
 No
 Yes 1.805 0.846–3.854 0.127
Dengue disease knowledge score 1.426 1.069–1.901 0.016*
Household dengue prevention practice score 1.115 0.994–1.251 0.064
Vaccination attitude score 1.909 1.457–2.501 < 0.001*
  1. * Significant at p < 0.05
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