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Table 6 Logistic regression models of variables associated with respondent awareness or household practice outcomes, weighted with individual level variable weight (Odds Ratio, [Standard Error], significant coefficients bolded).

From: Municipal bylaw to reduce cosmetic/non-essential pesticide use on household lawns - a policy implementation evaluation

Independent variables Dependent variable
  Respondent aware of pesticide bylaw
(n = 1804)
Lawn care company applied pesticides
(n = 375)
Household member applied pesticides
(n = 1863)
Respondent
aware of Natural Lawn Care Campaign
(n = 1804)
Lawn care company used natural lawn care methods (n = 196) Household member used natural lawn care methods (n = 1283)
Gender (Woman referent)       
   Man 1.21 [0.17] 1.67 [0.25] 1.71 [0.12] 0.85 [0.11] 0.77 [0.37] 0.75 [0.12]
Education (completed post-2ndy referent)       
   < high school 1.52 0.75 [0.53] 0.72 [0.27] 1.02 [0.24] 0.34 [1.06] 0.52 [0.27]
   highHigh school [0.39] 0.98 [0.35] 0.77 [0.17] 0.74 [0.15] 1.16 [0.48] 0.89 [0.16]
   > high school 1.01 [0.23] 1.52 [0.46] 1.04 [0.22] 0.94 [0.20] 0.38 [0.73] 0.97 [0.24]
  1.03 [0.29]      
Household income (≥ LICO referent)       
   < low income cutoff 1.12 [0.24] 0.59 [0.38] 0.80 [0.20] 0.72 [0.16] 0.26 [0.62] 0.51 [0.19]
Municipality (East York referent)       
   Etobicoke 0.65 [0.36] 1.30 [0.60] 1.37 [0.30] 1.31 [0.23] 1.07 [0.79] 1.15 [0.28]
   North York 0.60 1.65 [0.58] 1.85 [0.28] 0.94 [0.22] 1.67 [0.76] 0.60 [0.26]
   Old City of Toronto [0.34] 0.79 [0.62] 0.94 [0.29] 1.14 [0.21] 2.26 [0.80] 1.12 [0.26]
   Scarborough 0.78 [0.34] 2.48 [0.58] 1.92 [0.28] 0.94 [0.22] 6.23 [0.78] 0.90 [0.26]
   York 1.15[0.36] 1.17 [1.32] 1.15 [0.38] 1.75 [0.30] 1.12 [1.25] 1.20 [0.36]
   Other 0.42 [0.45]
0.18 [1.40]
NU 3.51e-05 [393.7] 1.02 [1.35] NU NU
Gardening period(referent year) (2005) (2003) (2003) (2005) (2005) (2005)
   2004 NA 0.49 [0.44] 0.97 [0.23] NA NA NA
   2005 NA 0.21 [0.42] 0.51 [0.21] NA NA NA
   2005 Oversample 1.13 [0.29] 0.43 [0.46] 0.81 [0.22] 0.77 [0.20] 1.60 [0.52] 1.41 [0.19]
   2006 1.08 [0.24] 0.08 [0.53] 0.59 [0.24] 1.04 [0.16] 3.99 [0.62] 1.30 [0.19]
   2006 Oversample 1.81 [0.48] 0.02 [1.09] 0.71 [0.29] 0.52 [0.28] 1.44 [0.70] 2.29 [0.26]
   2007 1.53 [0.27] 0.06 [0.53] 0.53 [0.24] 0.81 [0.16] 2.31 [0.56] 2.22 [0.20]
   2008 1.40 [0.23] 0.10 [0.46] 0.47 [0.23] 0.68 [0.15] 5.18 [0.58] 2.01 [0.19]
Others       
   Pesticide bylaw awareness NU NU NU 2.53 [0.18] NU NU
   Natural Lawn Care Campaign lawn care campaign awareness 2.55 [0.18] NU NU NU 1.66 [0.36] 1.79 [0.13]
  1. NA indicates not available in gardening season
  2. NU indicates variable not used for the model because not appropriate as variable to be dependent variable, not included as wanted to include all seasons, or co-variation required selection between two awareness variable.