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Table 3 Multivariate analysis for factors associated with resident’s utilization of Health education

From: Progress of equalizing basic public health services in Southwest China--- health education delivery in primary healthcare sectors

Variable HE
PHEM PCHE HC HL PHE
The elderly(n = 989)
 No 1
 Yes 0.65(0.43,0.98)
Gender (n = 989)
 Male 1
 Female 0.66(0.48,0.91)
Marital status(n = 984)
 Married 1 1
 Divorced / Widowed 0.63(0.44,0.92) 0.61(0.42,0.90)
Education (n = 988)
 Primary and below 1 1 1
 Middle school 1.41(0.97,2.05) 1.45(1.01,2.08) 0.84(0.58,1.21)
 College and above 2.22(1.37,3.59) 2.52(1.57,4.05) 1.62(1.02,2.58)
Residence(n = 982)
 Rural 1 1 1
 Urban 1.61(1.13,2.30) 2.13(1.52,2.98) 1.40(1.00,1.95)
Occupation (n = 981)
 Employed in enterprises/institutions/government 1
 Peasants/ rural migrant workers 0.43(0.30,0.63)
 Others 0.34(0.19,0.62)
Region (n = 989)
 Chongqing 1 1 1 1 1
 Guizhou 0.36(0.26,0.50) 0.28(0.20,0.40) 0.17(0.13,0.24) 0.16(0.12,0.23) 0.18(0.13,0.26)
Type of PHCs(n = 989)
 THCs 1
 CHCs 0.66(0.44,0.99)
Quality of health service in PHCs
 Good 1
 Poor 0.52(0.36,0.76)
Health insurance(n = 988)
 Basic health insurance 1
 Others 3.04(1.17,9.91)
Self reported health(n = 987)
 Well 1 1 1
 Fair 0.67(0.47,0.97) 1.11(0.76,1.62) 0.53(0.36,0.79)
Unwell 0.62(0.42,0.90) 0.64(0.42,0.97) 0.77(0.50,1.18)
With Chronic diseases (n = 989)
 Yes 1
 No 0.67(0.45,0.99)
  1. Notes: HE refers to health education, PHEM refers to Provision of health education materials, PCHE refers to Propagandizing column of health education, HC refers to Health counseling, HL refers to Health lecture, PHE refers to personalized health education, −-refers to variables excluded in the model