Table 4

Factors associated with respiratory-related mortality in Alicho-Weriro district, southern Ethiopia from January 2020 to December 2021

VariablesRespiratory-related deathsCrude OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR (95% CI)
YesNo
Sex
 Male4617511
 Female591411.6 (1.02 to 2.48)3.3 (1.75 to 6.22)
Age
 <512811
 5–144432.6 (0.28 to 24.53)2.6 (0.27 to 25.73)
 15–4927839.1 (1.18 to 70.15)5.9 (0.73 to 46.97)
 50–64348011.9 (1.56 to 91.03)9.3 (1.16 to 73.90)
 ≥65398213.3 (1.75 to 101.48)8.9 (1.130 to 70.79)
Family size
 <5 person(s)2914811
 ≥5 persons761682.3 (1.43 to 3.74)1.9 (1.15 to 3.29)
Smoking
 No7527811
 Yes30382.9 (1.70 to 5.03)3.9 (1.86 to 8.35)
Type of fuel used
 Kerosene/biogas34411
 Wood/animal dung962785.5 (1.67 to 18.11)6.6 (1.92 to 22.59)
House ventilation
 Good8317711
 Poor221393.0 (1.76 to 4.98)3.1 (1.75 to 5.38)