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Table 6 Factors affecting the feasibility and acceptability of BFP

From: A novel banana fiber pad for menstrual hygiene in India: a feasibility and acceptability study

Parameters Rural (\(\hbox {N} = 111\)) Urban (\(\hbox {N} = 186\))
  Feasibility Acceptability Feasibility Acceptability
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Age
 10–19 years .551 .198–1.531 .769 .204–2.898 .326 .029–3.668 1.885 .775–4.585
 20–25 years 1.008 .156–4.969 .581 .233–3.671 3.991 .378–2.490 1.476 .420–3.871
 \(>25 (ref)\)         
Education
 Lower primary school 1.315 .114–5.203 1.085 .795–3.807
 Upper primary school .596 .178–2.144 1.294 .693–4.936
 High school .923 .683–1.248 .735 .421–1.283 1.374 .269–2.002 .498 .220–1.127
 Pre-degree/higher secondary school 1.277 .736–4.556 1.803 .161–4.399 2.061 .327–4.158 1.534 .549–3.783
 College (ref)         
Profession
 Working professional .792 .287–3.484 1.298 .249–2.058
 Student .924 .108–2.065 1.656 .631–4.895 .369 .164–3.242 1.461 .446–3.570
 Homemaker 1.162 .574–2.269 1.238 .211–2.292 1.347 .820–369 .885 .433–3.780
 Farmer (ref)         
Money spent every month
 More than ₹100 .703 .048–2.211 1.612 .858–3.156 .674 .066–3.671 .794 .470–3.483
 ₹50–₹100 .500 .242–1.000 1.713 .322–3.911 1.342 .989–2.402 .990 .701–2.342
 \(< 50\) 1.233* 1.083–3.248 1.422* 1.203–3.748 .840 .294–2.420 1.442 .312–2.330
 Using cloth pad and no expense (ref)         
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. *Significant at \(\textit{p}< 0.05\)l