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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of the factors influencing THC visits

From: Travel risk behaviors as a determinants of receiving pre-travel health consultation and prevention

Variables   Visitor Non-Visitor P value OR (±95 % CI)
N = 755 N = 800
Gender      
  Malea 427 (56.6) 457 (57.1) 0.8 1.02(0.84,1.25)
  Female 328(43.3) 343(42.9)
Nationality      
  Kuwaitia 515 (68.2) 436 (54.5) <0.001 1.79
(1.46, 2.20)
  Non K 240 (31.8) 364 (45.5)
Age Group      
  5-30a 130 (17.2) 122 (15.3)   1
  30-45 254 (33.7) 303 (37.9) 0.11 0.79(0.58,1.06)
  45-60 185 (24.5) 201 (25.1) 0.36 0.86(0.63,1.19)
  >60 186 (24.6) 174 (21.7) 0.98 1.00(0.73,1.38)
Occupation      
  No worka 122 (16.2) 84 (10.5)   1
  White collar 356 (47.2) 299 (37.4) 0.22 0.82(0.60,1.13)
  Blue collar 137 (18.1) 296 (37.0) <0.001 0.32(0.23,0.45)
  Domestic Worker 140 (18.5) 121 (15.1) 0.22 0.80(0.55,1.15)
Purpose of Travel      
  Familya 115 (15.2) 311 (38.9)   1
  Work 191 (25.3) 135 (16.8) <0.001 3.83(2.81,5.20)
  Leisure 449 (59.5) 354 (44.3) <0.001 3.43(2.66,4.43)
Travel Destination      
  Asiaa 196 (25) 208 (25)   1
  Africa 355 (47) 276 (34.5) <0.05 1.37(1.06,1.75)
  S. America 76 (10) 50 (6.25) <0.05 1.61(1.07,2.42)
  Others 128 (17) 266 (33.25) <0.001 0.51(0.38,0.68)
Locations Visiting      
  Foresta 154 (20.4) 60 (07.5)   1
  Rural 248 (32.8) 328 (41.0) <0.001 0.29(0.21,0.41)
  Urban 353 (46.8) 412 (51.5) <0.001 0.33(0.24,0.46)
Accommodations      
  Familya 118 (15.6) 389 (48.6)   1
  Camp 154 (20.4) 144 (18.0) <0.001 3.52(2.59,4.79)
  Hotel 483 (64.0) 267 (33.4) <0.001 5.96(4.62,7.69)
Duration      
  <1 weeka 202 (26.8) 172 (21.5)   1
  1-4 weeks 397 (52.5) 283 (35.4) 0.17 1.19(0.93,1.54)
  4-12 weeks 156 (20.7) 345 (43.1) <0.001 0.39(0.29,0.51)
History of Past Travel      
  1-4 visitsa 533 (70.6) 612 (76.5) 0.008 0.74
(0.59,0.92)
  >4 visits 222 (29.4) 188 (23.5)
Knowledge of the THC      
  Noa 110 (14.6) 301 (37.6)   1
  Yes from the media 212 (28.1) 216 (27.0) <0.001 2.69(2.01,3.59)
  Yes from other sources 433 (57.3) 283 (35.4) <0.001 4.19(3.21,5.46)
  1. aReference value for the comparison