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Table 4

Open defecation

Explanatory variables (n = 622)B coefficientsOdds ratios (95% C.I.)
Any education of women −0.316 0.729 
>5,005 total monthly consumption 1.009 2.742 
Household size −0.012 0.988 
Number of women in the household −0.117 0.890 
Awareness about relation between sanitation and illness 1.319 3.739 
<30 minutes to collect water −1.088* 0.337 
Satisfied with current sanitation facilities −1.258 0.284 
Received previous help from the government −0.037 0.964 
Trusts the local government to a great extent −1.876** 0.153 
Not squatting on land −1.281* 0.278 
Has a toilet in dwelling unit −6.402** 0.002 
Indore 0.579 1.784 
Jabalpur −2.479** 0.084 
Model summary   
R-Square (Nagelkerke) 83.5  
Diagnostic statistics Statistic p value 
Hosmer and Lemeshow test 14.953 0.060 
Explanatory variables (n = 622)B coefficientsOdds ratios (95% C.I.)
Any education of women −0.316 0.729 
>5,005 total monthly consumption 1.009 2.742 
Household size −0.012 0.988 
Number of women in the household −0.117 0.890 
Awareness about relation between sanitation and illness 1.319 3.739 
<30 minutes to collect water −1.088* 0.337 
Satisfied with current sanitation facilities −1.258 0.284 
Received previous help from the government −0.037 0.964 
Trusts the local government to a great extent −1.876** 0.153 
Not squatting on land −1.281* 0.278 
Has a toilet in dwelling unit −6.402** 0.002 
Indore 0.579 1.784 
Jabalpur −2.479** 0.084 
Model summary   
R-Square (Nagelkerke) 83.5  
Diagnostic statistics Statistic p value 
Hosmer and Lemeshow test 14.953 0.060 

*p value <0.05.

**p value <0.001.

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