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Table 4 Factors influencing occupational exposure to HIV knowledge (Those with comprehensive knowledge in the final knowledge score)

From: Knowledge of occupational exposure to HIV: a cross sectional study of healthcare workers in Tumbi and Dodoma hospitals, Tanzania

Factor Dodomaa Tumbib Allc
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Cadre:    
Clinicians 3.9 (1.1 – 14.0) 0.7 (0.2 – 2.8) 1.9 (0.8 – 4.3)
Nurses 3.8 (1.8 – 7.7) 1.3 (0.5 – 3.4) 2.6 (1.5 – 4.5)
Other clinical staff 1.1 (0.2 – 4.5) 0.7 (0.2 – 3.2) 0.9 (0.3 – 2.4)
Non – clinical staff 1 1 1
Education on PPE    
No 0.5 (0.3 – 1.1) 0.9 (0.3 – 2.4) 0.5 (0.3 – 0.9)
Yes 1 1 1
IEC materials on IPC    
No 0.8 (0.4 – 1.6) 0.4 (0.2 – 1.1) 0.7 (0.4 – 1.2)
Yes 1 1  
PEP education    
No 0.9 (0.4 – 1.9) 0.6 (0.2 – 1.6) 0.8 (0.5 – 1.4)
Yes 1   1
R 2 0.211 0.158 0.152
  1. a,bControlled for age, sex and professional training.
  2. cControlled for age, sex, type of hospital and professional training.