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Table 5 Multivariable analysis of factors associated with Compliance with 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) AOR (95%CI) p-value
Age category
  < 25 years 12 (4.8) 16 (6.4) 0.27 (0.12–0.63) 0.27 (0.12,0.63) 0.003*
 25–30 Years 91 (36.4) 40 (16.0) 0.57 (0.32–0.92) 2.57 (1.32,3.92) 0.002*
  ≥ 31 years 59 (23.6) 32 (12.8) 1   
Service year
  ≤ 5 years 61 (24.4) 66 (24.6) 1.85 (0.74–4.63) 8.55 (6.72,12.25) 0.001*
  > 5 years 81 (32.4) 42 (16.8) 1 1  
Hand hygiene practice
 Good practice 137 (54.8) 8 (3.2) 0.29 (0.17;0.48) 2.45 (0.87,5.50) 0.061
 Poor practice 25 (10.0) 80 (32.0) 1 1  
Availability of PPE
 Yes 100 (40.0) 50 (20.0) 0.29 (0.17;0.48) 10.29 (8.17,14.48) 0.001*
 No 62 (24.8) 38 (15.2) 1 1  
Training on standard precautions
 Yes 93 (37.2) 27 (10.8) 3.47 (2.06;5.84) 12.13 (8.88,13.37) 0.001*
 No 69 (27.6) 61 (24.4) 1 1