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Table 4 Variables of the model of binary logistic regression and socio-demographic and cultural characteristics associated with to first consultants

From: Behaviour and therapeutic itinerary of epileptic patients in Marrakech city and surrounding regions in South Morocco

Variant N = 110 consult with religious guide not consult with religious guide OR (95% CI) p-value
Education of patients’ parents      0.310
  The two illiterates 45 25 (54.3%) 20 (44.4%) Ref.  
  One of the two educated 16 8 (50.0%) 8 (50.0%) 2.088 (0.326–3.247)  
  The two educated 34 12 (35.3%) 22 (64.7%) 1.513 (0.174–1.091)  
Age distribution      0.184
  0–15 14 2 (14.3%) 12 (87.5%) Ref.  
  16–30 50 28 (56.0%) 22 (44.0%) 0.113 (0.016–0.779)  
  31–45 27 17 (63.0%) 10 (37.0%) 0.106 (0.014–0.822)  
  46–60 13 7 (53.8%) 6 (46.2%) 0.065 (0.005–0.878)  
  > 61 6 3 (50.0%) 3 (50.0) 0.022 (0.000–1.130)  
Occupation of patients      0.124
  Unemployed patients 40 24 (60.0%) 16 (40.0%) Ref.  
  Housewives 21 13 (61.9%) 8 (38.1%) 0.919 (0.258–3.276)  
  Students 18 3 (16.7%) 15 (83.3%) 4.041 (0.863–18.921)  
  Officials and liberal professions 11 3 (27.3%) 8 (72.7%) 4.721 (0.963–23.142)  
  Workers or Executing Agents 17 12 (70.6%) 5 (29.4%) 0.738 (0.186–2.925)  
  Retired 3 2 (66.7%) 1 (33.3%) 0.111–15.960  
Age at first seizure      0.031
  0–10 53 32 (60.4%) 21 (39. %) Ref.  
  11–30 40 19 (47.5%) 21 (52.5%) 2.773 (0.954–8.065)  
  31–50 11 5 (45.5%) 6 (54.5%) 5.925 (1.025–34.261)  
  > 50 6 1 (16.7%) 5 (83.3%) 48.241 (1.821–1278.293)  
  1. OR odds ratio; CI confidence interval