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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