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Table 4 Association between willingness to donate corneas (Yes) and demographic factors

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

Factor (% willing) Unadjusted Adjusted
OR (95 % CI) p value OR (95 % CI) p value
Gender     
 Male (29.1 %) 0.91 (0.69–1.19)    
 Female (32.1 %) 1a 0.55 -  
Age     
 18–20 years old (22.5 %) 1   1  
 21–25 years old (41.0 %) 1.82 (1.39–2.39) <0.001 2.46 (1.55–3.88) <0.001
Nationality     
 Singaporean (30.3 %) 0.62 (0.33–1.15)    
 Permanent Resident (24.0 %) 0.45 (0.15–1.33)    
 Foreigner (41.3 %) 1 0.23 -  
Race     
 Chinese (33.9 %) 0.87 (0.49–1.53)   0.81 (0.44–1.50)  
 Malay (20.2 %) 0.43 (0.21–0.87)   1.36 (0.38–4.83)  
 Indian (37.1 %) 1   1  
 Others (25.0 %) 0.56 (0.19–1.63) 0.04 0.81 (0.27–2.43) 0.83
Religion (Islam vs others)     
 Islam (19.2 %) 1   1  
 Other religions (34.9 %) 1.82 (1.23–2.67) 0.001 3.65 (1.09–12.22) 0.04
Institution     
 National University of Singapore (41.0 %) 1.79 (0.99–3.23)   0.93 (0.48–1.79)  
 Nanyang Technological University (37.0 %) 1.51 (0.83–2.74)   0.90 (0.46–1.75)  
 Singapore Polytechnic (22.0 %) 0.73 (0.38–1.38)   0.74 (0.38–1.43)  
 Republic Polytechnic (27.0 %) 0.95 (0.51–1.77)   0.92 (0.47–1.77)  
 Ngee Ann Polytechnic (28.0 %) 1 0.02 1 0.93
Good basic knowledge     
 Yes (41.7 %) 1.44 (1.07–1.94)   1.71 (1.03–2.84)  
 No (28.8 %) 1 0.027 1 0.04
  1. a1: Reference group