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Table 3 Association between good basic knowledge of corneal donation (answered both questions 1 & 3 correctly) and demographic factors

From: Knowledge and attitudes toward corneal donation among Singaporean youth: a cross-sectional study

Factor (% with good knowledge) Unadjusted Adjusted
OR (95 % CI) p value OR (95 % CI) p value
Gender     
 Male (12.1 %) 1a   1  
 Female (19.5 %) 1.61 (1.03–2.53) 0.035 1.89 (1.09–3.29) 0.02
Age     
 18–20 years old (16.2 %) 0.93 (0.63–1.37)    
 21–25 years old (17.5 %) 1 0.72 -  
Nationality     
 Singaporean (17.0 %) 0.74 (0.35–1.55)    
 Permanent Resident (4.0 %) 0.15 (0.02–1.25)    
 Foreigner (21.7 %) 1 0.21 -  
Race     
 Chinese (18.4 %) 2.48 (0.57–10.8)    
 Malay (11.5 %) 1.43 (0.30–6.89)    
 Indian (21.0 %) 2.92 (0.01–14.0)    
 Others (8.3 %) 1 0.22 -  
Religion     
 Christianity (12.5 %) 0.57 (0.27–1.20)    
 Buddhism (20.3 %) 1.02 (0.54–1.94)    
 Islam (13.6 %) 0.63 (0.31–1.26)    
 Hinduism (18.45) 0.90 (0.35–2.32)    
 Others (20.0 %) 1 0.38 -  
Institution     
 National University of Singapore (25.0 %) 1.63 (0.82–3.25)   1.59 (0.79–3.21)  
 Nanyang Technological University (16.0 %) 0.93 (0.44–1.96)   0.92 (0.43–1.95)  
 Singapore Polytechnic (10.0 %) 0.54 (0.24–1.25)   0.54 (0.23–1.26)  
 Republic Polytechnic (16.0 %) 0.93 (0.44–1.96)   0.73 (0.34–1.58)  
 Ngee Ann Polytechnic (17.0 %) 1 0.09 1 0.07
  1. a1: Reference group