Table 2

Univariate and multivariate logistic regression assessing the association between correct knowledge of age related eye disease and sociodemographic factors

FactorsUnivariate odds ratio (95% CI)Multivariate odds ratio (95% CI)
Age (10 years)1.12 (1.05–1.20)1.01 (1.004–1.02)
Sex (females)1.46 (1.24–1.72)1.50 (1.26–1.79)
Born in Australia2.23 (1.89–2.67)1.24 (0.99–1.57)
English spoken at home6.33 (4.88–8.13)4.48 (3.25–6.17)
Positive family history1.19 (0.92–1.54)ns
Education (secondary/trade/tertiary)2.15 (1.82–2.55)1.65 (1.37–1.99)
Location (rural)1.15 (0.98–1.36)ns
Previous diagnosis of cataract, AMD, or glaucoma1.26 (0.95–1.67)ns
Last visit to eye practitioner (<2 years)1.36 (1.15–1.60)1.34 (1.11–1.61)