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Table 4 Covariates of women’s KAP score at 12 month follow-up in the intervention and control groups, using generalised estimating equation (GEE)

From: Effect of a participatory intervention in women’s self-help groups for the prevention of chronic suppurative otitis media in their children in Jumla Nepal: a cluster-randomised trial

Parameter estimates
Parameter B SE 95% Wald CI Hypothesis test
Wald chi-square df P
(Intercept) 7.583 0.3248 6.947 to 8.220 545.114 1 0.001
Group (control vs intervention) 137 0.1230 −0.104 to 0.378 1.241 1 0.265
VDC (1 vs 2) −0.868 0.1301 −1.123 to −0.613 44.490 1 0.001
Distance to health post (<  1 h vs ≥ 1 h) 0.110 0.1455 − 0.175 to 0.395 0.571 1 0.450
Caste (Dalit vs Brahmin/Chhetri) 0.491 0.1611 0.175 to 0.806 9.271 1 0.002
Woman education (none vs some) −0.145 0.1882 −0.514 to 0.224 0.593 1 0.441
Husband education (none vs some) −0.040 0.1471 −0.328 to 0.248 0.074 1 0.786
Smoking inside (infrequently/never vs daily) −0.142 0.1344 −0.405 to 0.122 1.113 1 0.291
Age of woman −0.012 0.0066 −0.025 to 0.001 3.365 1 0.067
No. children per woman 0.175 0.0597 0.058 to 0.292 8.620 1 0.003
No. in household 0.059 0.0294 0.001 to 0.116 3.994 1 0.046
Household land (hals) −0.021 0.0216 −0.063 to 0.022 0.926 1 0.336
No. cattle, buffalo, horses −0.034 0.0231 −0.079 to 0.012 2.127 1 0.145