Table 4

Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis for the parameters affecting patient preference for surgical management versus medical therapy (n=142 vs 167)

Univariate*Multivariate
P valueOR (95% CI)P valueOR (95% CI)
(1) Perceived seriousness<0.001†1.43 (1.27 to 1.62)0.8031.04 (0.79 to 1.36)
(2) Perceived susceptibility<0.001†1.43 (1.28 to 1.61)0.5551.08 (0.83 to 1.41)
(3) Perceived benefits<0.001†2.59 (2.12 to 3.15)<0.001†1.83 (1.41 to 2.37)
(4) Perceived barriers<0.001†0.35 (0.29 to 0.44)0.002†0.62 (0.46 to 0.84)
(5) Self-efficacy<0.001†3.03 (2.37 to 3.88)0.049†1.38 (1.00 to 1.89)
Gender
 Male
 Female0.016†0.57 (0.37 to 0.90)0.8490.90 (0.32 to 2.57)
No of drugs
 1
 20.6040.75 (0.25 to 2.23)
 30.2340.53 (0.18 to 1.51)
 More than 30.4931.44 (0.51 to 4.13)
Patient’s knowledge0.008†1.20 (1.05 to 1.38)0.721.06 (0.77 to 1.47)
  • *All variables with p<0.05 was included in the multivariate.

  • †Statistically significant at p≤0.05.