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Table 5 Predictors of admitted adult patient’s satisfaction with nursing care, Amhara Region public hospitals (n = 563), 2017

From: Predictors of adult patient satisfaction with nursing care in public hospitals of Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia

  Level of satisfaction COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
  Variable Satisfied Dissatisfied
Age of respondents < 30 years 101 (44.5%) 126 (55.5%) 1 1
31–40 years 47 (30.3%) 108 (69.7%) 0.54 (0.35,0.83) 0.38 (0.21,0.68)*
41–50 years 26 (38.2%) 42 (61.8%) 0.77 (0.44,1.34)  
51–60 years 17 (43.6%) 22 (56.4%) 0.96 (0.48,1.9)  
> 60 years 38 (52.8%) 34 (47.2%) 1.39 (0.81,2.37)  
Marital status Single 58 (36.0%) 103 (64.0%) 1 1
Ever marrieda 171 (42.5%) 231 (57.5%) 1.3 (0.9,1.9) 2.42 (1.4,4.2)*
Educational status Illiterate 89 (37.9%) 146 (62.1%) 1 1
Read & write only 32 (39.0%) 50 (61.0%) 1.05 (0.63,1.76)  
Elementary (1-8th grade) 46 (44.2%) 58 (55.8%) 1.3 (0.81,2.1)  
Secondary (9 – 12th Grade) 36 (55.4%) 29 (44.6%) 2.0 (1.17,3.5) 2.13 (1.07,4.26)*
College and above 26 (33.8%) 51 (66.2%) 0.84 (0.48,1.44) 3.45 (1.2,9.8)*
Occupation House wife 43 (36.4%) 75 (63.6%) 1 1
Merchant 39 (47.0%) 44 (53.0%) 1.55 (0.87,2.74)  
Governmental employee 14 (21.2%) 52 (78.8%) 0.47 (0.23,0.94) 0.19 (0.05,0.6)*
Farmer 46 (43.0%) 61 (57.0%) 1.3 (0.77,2.24)  
Student 35 (39.3%) 54 (60.7%) 1.13 (0.64,1.99)  
Othersb 52 (52.0%) 48 (48.0%) 1.9 (1.1, 3.25)  
Hospital name Felegehiwote referal hospital 101 (35.8%) 181 (64.2%) 1 1
Debretabor hospital 82 (48.5%) 87 (51.5%) 1.7 (1.15,2.49)  
Finoteselam hospital 46 (41.1%) 66 (58.9%) 1.25 (0.8,1.9)  
Ward Medical 81 (31.4%) 177 (68.6%) 1 1
Surgical 115 (47.9%) 125 (52.1%) 2 (1.4,2.9) 1.6 (1.1,2.51)*
Orthopedics 33 (50.8%) 32 (49.2%) 2.25 (1.29,3.9)  
Number of patients in a room <  4 patients 55 (65.5%) 29 (34.5%) 1 1
4–8 patients 139(34.5%) 264(65.5%) 0.28 (0.17,0.45) 0.33 (0.18,0.6)*
>  8 patients 35 (46.1%) 41 (53.9%) 0.45 (0.24,0.85)  
Pt’s file having Nursing process Yes 203 (44.4%) 254 (55.6%) 1 1
No 26 (24.5%) 80 (75.5%) 0.41 (0.25,0.65)  
Having > = 2 med/surg diagnosis Yes 29 (35.8%) 52 (64.2%) 1 1
No 200 (41.5%) 282 (58.5%) 1.27 (0.78,2.1)  
  1. Ever marrieda = Married, Widowed, divorced, COR = Crudes Odds Ratio and AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio
  2. Othersb = Daily laborer, retired, Non-Governmental Organization employee, Driver
  3. * significant at P < 0.05
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