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Table 6 Predictors of legibility using bivariate and multivariable models.

From: Assessment of completeness and legibility of handwritten prescriptions in six community chain pharmacies of Asmara, Eritrea: a cross-sectional study

LegibilityVariablesBivariate analysisMultivariable analysis
COR (95% CI)p-valueAOR (95% CI)p-value
Grade onePercentage completeness0.92 (0.87, 0.97)0.0010.91 (0.86, 0.96)0.001
Total number of drugs prescribed2.7 (1.42, 5.13)0.0032.67(1.37, 5.21)0.004
Number of drugs prescribed with brand name2.44 (0.83, 7.15)0.1051.50(0.43, 5.20)0.525
Grade twoPercentage completeness0.98 (0.95, 1.00)0.1200.98 (0.95, 1.01)0.203
Total number of drugs prescribed2.11 (1.51, 2.94)<0.0011.93 (1.36, 2.73)<0.001
Number of drugs prescribed with brand name2.44 (1.44, 4.12)0.0011.76 (1.01, 3.06)0.047
Grade threePercentage completeness0.98 (0.96, 1.00)0.0390.98 (0.96, 1.00)0.061
Total number of drugs prescribed1.33 (1.01, 1.74)0.041.27 (0.96, 1.69)0.091
Number of drugs prescribed with brand name1.64 (1.05, 2.55)0.0291.43 (0.90, 2.27)0.126
  1. Reference Category = Grade four, COR Crude Odds Ratio, AOR Adjusted odds Ratio