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Table 5 Bivariate and Multivariate analysis on assocaited factors of infection prevention practice among Debre Markos referral hospital health care workers, 2015

From: Knowledge, practice and associated factors of infection prevention among healthcare workers in Debre Markos referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Practice COR (95%CI) AOR (95 CI) P-value
Good Poor
Age 21–25 33 25 1 1  
26–30 47 35 2.643(0.961–3.947)  
31 and above 6 4 3.53(2.67–5.89)* 2.04(1.279-4.579)* 0.02*
Sex Male 52 41 2.450(0.183–6.722)  
Female 34 23 1  
Marital status Single 47 40 4.458(0.581–7.410)  
Married 39 26 1  
Religion Orthodox 77 62 3.573(0.371–8.347)  
Protestant 3 1 2.750(0.183–16.722)  
Muslim 6 1 1  
Educational status Msc and above 14 14 3.346(2.567–5.872)* 4.15(1.381-7.41)* 0.001*
Bsc 30 30 2.057(2.170–7.56)* 1.959(1.970-4.685)* 0.0038*
Diploma 42 28 1 1  
Work experience < 5 year 54 67 1 1  
5–10 year 20 9 0.367(0.87–5.65)   
> 10 year 9 1 2.47(2.98–7.256) 3.17(1.98–5.674) * 0.02*
Profession Physician 11 10 1 1  
Nurse 45 38 2.674(1.88–8.303)* 2.424(0.139-5.816) 0.85
Midwifery 10 8 3.906(1.470–4.395) 1.25 (0.469–3.074) 0.32
Health officers 2 1 1.571(0.282,4.762) 2.597(0.695–4.389) 0.09
Lab technician 11 2 1.653(0.235–3.395) 0.786(0.967–5.28) 0.45
Others* 7 2 2.425(1.075,5.8120)* 2.567(0.457-6.28)  
Had taken IP Training Yes 42 11 2.63(1.26–5.95)* 3.97(2.576-5.457) * 0.008
No 44 53 1 1  
Adequate supply of IP Yes 62 38 1.79(1.358–6.53)* 2.158(1.90-4.357)* 0.01*
No 24 26 1 1  
Adherence in IP guidelines Yes 38 15 2.782(1.249–3.985)* 4.023(2.45–6.359)* 0.005*
No 48 49 1 1  
  1. *Statistical significance at p value < 0.05 and CI didn’t include 1with AOR