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Table 5 Association between ambiguity to donate corneas (Undecided) and demographic factors

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

Factor (% undecided) Unadjusted Adjusted
OR (95 % CI) p value OR (95 % CI) p value
Gender     
 Male (51.6 %) 1.17 (0.97–1.41)   1.41 (0.94–2.12)  
 Female (44.0 %) 1a 0.113 1 0.09
Age     
 18–20 years old (55.0 %) 1.48 (1.21–1.81)   2.07 (1.36–3.14)  
 21–25 years old (37.1 %) 1 <0.001 1 0.001
Nationality     
 Singaporean (45.7 %) 0.92 (0.50–1.69)   -  
 Permanent Resident (64.0 %) 1.94 (0.71–5.28)    
 Foreigner (41.8 %) 1 0.21   
Race     
 Chinese (46.5 %) 0.99 (0.57–1.71)   -  
 Malay (48.1 %) 1.05 (0.56–1.98)    
 Indian (46.8 %) 1    
 Others (45.8 %) 0.96 (0.37–2.48) 0.99   
Religion     
 Christianity (43.3 %) 1.14 (0.66–1.97)   -  
 Buddhism (53.7 %) 1.74 (1.03–2.92)    
 Islam (48.8 %) 1.43 (0.85–2.40)    
 Hinduism (47.4 %) 2.35 (0.6–2.84)    
 Others (40.0 %) 1 0.21   
Institution     
 National University of Singapore (41.0 %) 0.69 (0.39–1.21)   1.04 (0.56–1.91)  
 Nanyang Technological University (41.0 %) 0.69 (0.39–1.21)   1.04 (0.56–1.92)  
 Singapore Polytechnic (59.0 %) 1.44 (0.82–2.51)   1.43 (0.81–2.52)  
 Republic Polytechnic (43.0 %) 0.75 (0.43–1.32)   0.98 (0.54–1.78)  
 Ngee Ann Polytechnic (50.0 %) 1 0.05 1 0.71
Good basic knowledge     
 Yes (38.1 %) 1   1  
 No (48.6 %) 1.27 (0.95–1.70) 0.093 1.43 (0.87–2.34) 0.16
  1. a1: Reference group