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Table 3 Binary logistic regression analysis of the factors associated with CPR knowledge

From: Knowledge of non-healthcare individuals towards cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a cross-sectional study in Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia

Characteristic Description CPR aware Exp (B) 95% C.I. for EXP(B) p value Overall p value
Lower Upper
Age 18–24 120 (29.2) 1 1 1 0.374 0.784
25–34 150 (36.5) 1.41 0.92 2.15 0.113
35–44 76 (18.5) 1.15 0.7 1.89 0.576
45–54 44 (10.7) 1.66 0.91 3.03 0.098
55–64 21 (5.1) 1.28 0.46 3.59 0.637
Gender Male 226 (55.0) 1 1 1 1 0.659
Female 185 (45.0) 1.09 0.79 1.49 0.602
Residential area North 111 (27.0) 1 1 1 0.316 0.132
South 107 (26.0) 1.42 0.93 2.18 0.106
East 104 (25.3) 1.12 0.74 1.69 0.587
West 89 (21.7) 1.02 0.66 1.58 0.92
Level of education Elementary school 2 (.5) 1 1 1 < 0.001 < 0.001
Middle school 8 (1.9) 0.92 0.15 5.65 0.924
High school 149 (36.3) 1.62 0.31 8.42 0.568
Diploma 29 (7.1) 3.08 0.56 16.99 0.198
Bachelor degree 189 (46.0) 3.94 0.76 20.41 0.102
Postgraduate 34 (8.3) 7.37 1.29 42.13 0.025
Occupational status Student 89 (21.7) 1 1 1 < 0.001 0.008
Employee 224 (54.5) 0.37 0.23 0.59 < 0.001
Self employed 24 (5.8) 0.53 0.23 1.19 0.123
Housewife 29 (7.1) 0.23 0.12 0.46 < 0.001
Retired 20 (4.9) 0.37 0.13 1.05 0.062
Unemployed 25 (6.1) 0.39 0.2 0.78 0.008
Constant 0.58    0.54  
  1. CI confidence interval, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation