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Table 2 Odds ratios of knowledge scores for female over male CHWs from ordered logistic regression models

From: Equally able, but unequally accepted: Gender differentials and experiences of community health volunteers promoting maternal, newborn, and child health in Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Knowledge domain Unadjusted OR (95 % CI) Adjusted OR (95 % CI)
Overall knowledge 1.02 (0.64, 1.63) 1.07 (0.65, 1.75)
 Child health 1.29 (0.50, 1.24) 1.19 (0.73, 1.96)
 Postpartum 1.24 (0.78, 1.95) 1.22 (0.75, 1.99)
 Newborn care 1.24 (0.78, 1.95) 1.16 (0.70, 1.90)
 Injury prevention 1.24 (0.77, 1.98) 1.19 (0.71, 1.98)
 Nutrition 1.05 (0.67, 1.66) 1.05 (0.65, 1.74)
 Family planning 0.97 (0.61, 1.52) 0.99 (0.61, 1.60)
 HIV 0.85 (0.54, 1.34) 0.88 (0.54, 1.44)
 Pregnancy 0.79 (0.50, 1.24) 0.77 (0.47, 1.27)
 Infection prevention 0.79 (0.50, 1.25) 0.75 (0.47, 1.20)
 Malaria 0.68 (0.43, 1.09) 0.69 (0.42, 1.15)
  1. Adjusted ORs controlled for date of training, education, age, marital status, and wealth quintile