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Table 4 Association of independent variables with a satisfaction level of survey participants at selected public hospitals in Ethiopia, November 2017

From: Patients’ satisfaction with clinical Laboratory Services in Public Hospitals in Ethiopia

CharacteristicsPatient SatisfactionCORa(95% CI)AOR**(95% CI)P-value
Patient (n)Dissatisfied (%)
Sex
 Male112423.131.2 (1.0, 1.48)1.16 (0.95, 1.42)0.129
 Female127519.8411 
Marital Status
 Single64220.091 0.35
 Married175721.851.1 (0.89, 1.39)  
Residence
 Urban142522.591.2 (0.97, 1.46)1.13 (0.0.88,1.44)0.319
 Rural97419.611  
Educational Status
 Illiterate61920.35110.032
 Primary School67519.260.93 (0.71, 1.22)0.94 (0.70, 1.25) 
 Secondary School54220.110.98 (0.72,1.31)1.02 (0.74, 1.40) 
 College and Above56326.281.4 (1.06,1.83)1.39 (1.02, 1.93) 
Occupation
 Farmer71621,651.15 (0.88,1.48) 0.468
 Gov’t Employed45422.911.23 (0.92,1.64)  
 Private Employed51922.351.20 (0.90,1.58)  
 Others71019.431  
Number of Visits
 First visit120919.93110.067
 Two visits65921.241.08 (0.86,1.37)1.09 (0.86, 1.38) 
 More than two visits53124.861.33 (1.04,1.69)1.34 (1.05, 1.72) 
Distance
 Mean 39.86 (3–800)239921.381 (1.002,1.004)1.00 (1.002,1.004)< 0.001
  1. aCOR crude odds ratio aAOR adjusted odds ratio