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Table 4 Bivariate binary logistic regression analysis of factors associated with compliance to standard precaution practice in Dawuro zone, South west Ethiopia, 2016

From: Compliance with standard precaution practices and associated factors among health care workers in Dawuro Zone, South West Ethiopia, cross sectional study

Explanatory variables Compliance to standard precaution practice
Good compliance Poor compliance COR (95%Cl) p-value
Age category
 < 25 years 12 (4.8) 16 (6.4) 0.27 (0.12–0.63) 0.003
 25–30 Years 91 (36.4) 40 (16.0) 0.57 (0.32–0.92) 0.020
 ≥ 31 years 59 (23.6) 32 (12.8) 1  
Sex
 Male 65 (26.0) 22 (8.8) 1  
 Female 97 (38.8) 66 (26.4) 0.26 (0.15–0.45) < 0.001
Profession
 Technical 85 (34.0) 7 (2.8) 11.46 (5.06–25.96) < 0.001
 Non-Technical 77 (30.8) 81 (32.4) 1  
Education Status
 Diploma and below 1 (0.4) 74 (29.6) 1  
 Degree and above 161 (64.4) 14 (13.6) 43.5 (58.47–57.47) 0.051
Years of service delivery
 ≤ 5 years 61 (24.4) 66 (24.6) 1.85 (0.74–4.63) 0.19
 > 5 years 81 (32.4) 42 (16.8) 1  
Level of health institutions
 Tarcha General hospital 62 (24.8) 43 (17.2) 0.68 (0.41–1.13) 0.34
 Gessa district hospital 36 (14.4) 11 (4.4) 0.68 (0.30–1.58) 0.38
 Health center 14 (45.6) 84 (38.4) 1  
Hand hygiene practice
 Good 137 (54.8) 8 (3.2) 12.13 (6.88–21.37) 0.0001
 Poor 25 (10.0) 80 (32.0) 1  
Handling sharps practice
 Good Practice 117 (46.8) 52 (20.8) 0.80 (0.50–1.28) 0.35
 Poor Practice 25 (10.0) 56 (22.4) 1  
Instrument processing & waste mgt
 Good practice 184 (73.6) 18 (7.2) 0.01 (0.001–2.02) 0.41
 Poor practice 8 (3.2) 40 (16.0) 1  
Availability of PPE
 Yes 100 (40.0) 50 (20.0) 0.29 (0.17;0.48) 0.0001
 No 62 (24.8) 38 (15.2) 1  
Training on standard precautions
 Yes 93 (37.2) 27 (10.8) 3.47 (2.06;5.84) 0.0001
 No 69 (27.6) 61 (24.4) 1  
Monitoring and Evaluation on standard precautions
 Yes 122 (48.8) 13 (5.2) 1.92 (0.98;3.78) 0.56
 No 40 (16.0) 75 (30.0) 1