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Table 8 Analysis of the RRT after excluding possible reticent participants (n = 69)

From: Assessing health workers’ revenues and coping strategies in Nigeria — a mixed-methods study

Question** Ondo (n = 28) Nasarawa (n = 41) Total non-reticent (n = 69)
% ‘Yes’ % Practice* P value % ‘Yes’ % Practice* P value % ‘Yes’ % Practice* P value
RR1: I sometimes give priority to my relatives when I am treating hospital patients. 58.5 50.0 (31.5–68.5) 0.014 80.5 61.0 (46.1–75.9) 0.000 78.3 56.6 (44.9–68.3) 0.000
RR2: I have enough drugs and equipment to do my work. 75.0 50.0 (31.5–68.5) 0.014 73.2 46.4 (31.1–61.7) 0.005 73.9 47.8 (36.0–59.6) 0.000
RR3: I give priority to my job activities that will enable me earn per-diems. 75.0 57.2 (38.9–75.5) 0.005 78.0 56 (40.8–71.2) 0.001 78.3 56.6 (44.9–68.3) 0.000
RR4: I sometimes go to a patient’s home to treat them for a fee. 46.4 7.2 (16.8–2.4) 0.850 58.5 17.0 (5.5–28.5) 0.349 53.6 7.2 (1.1–13.3) 0.630
RR5: I make more money from my supplementary sources than from my salary. 67.9 35.8 (18.0–53.6) 0.089 63.4 26.8 (13.2–40.4) 0.118 65.2 30.4 (19.5–41.3) 0.016
RR6: I sometimes accept money or gifts from patients to give them priority treatment. 57.1 14.2 (1.3–27.1) 0.571 73.2 46.4 (31.1–61.7) 0.005 66.7 33.4 (22.3–44.5) 0.008
RR7: I have referred patients from the public hospital to my private practice. 53.6 7.2 (2.4–16.8) 0.850 61.0 22.0 (9.3–34.7) 0.212 58 16.0 (7.3–24.7) 0.229
RR8: I have taken drugs and supplies from the hospital to help my patients at my private practice. 64.3 28.6 (11.9–45.3) 0.186 68.3 36.6 (21.9–51.3) 0.029 66.7 33.4 (22.3–44.5) 0.008
RR9: I sometimes have to leave some hours early from work to do my business. 64.3 28.6 (11.9–45.3) 0.186 53.7 7.4 (0.6–15.4) 0.755 58 16.0 (7.3–24.7) 0.229
RR10: I am sometimes one hour late to work. 71.4 42.8 (24.5–61.1) 0.038 58.5 17.0 (5.5–28.5) 0.349 63.6 27.6 (17.1–38.1) 0.03
  1. * 2 × Percentage(Y) – 100 (95% confidence interval is shown in parentheses).
  2. **Less sensitive questions are shown in bold type.