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Table 10 Socio demographic characteristics and determinant variables related to the knowledge and practice of ECP

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice of emergency contraceptive pills among community pharmacy practitioners working in Kathmandu Valley: a cross-sectional study

Variables Practice Odd Ratio (95% CI) Knowledge Odd Ratio (95% CI)
  COR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value COR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value
Age
  < 20 1 0.000* 1 0.514 1 0.000* 1 0.044*
 20–29 4.848 (2.036–11.547) 0.000* 2.538 (0.808–7.970) 0.111 11.824 (3.827–36.536) 0.000* 4.779 (1.179–19.372) 0.028*
 30–39 6.709
(2.419–18.606)
0.000* 3.332 (0.761–14.591) 0.110 25.625
(7.256–90.492)
0.000* 14.775 (2.456–88.862) 0.003*
 40–49 36.000
(4.236–305.916)
0.001* 5.407 (0.360–81.146) 0.222 65.625
(10.915–394.550)
0.000* 27.030
(2.043–357.546)
0.012*
 Greater and equal to 50 26.182 (3.034–225.902) 0.003* 4.142 (0.284–60.418) 0.299 20.313 (4.357–94.697) 0.000* 10.048
(0.971–103.951)
0.053
Gender
 Male 1 0.558 1 0.157
 Female 0.835 (0.456–1.527)   0.671 (0.386–1.166) 0.157
Religion
 Hindu 1 0.379 1 0.381
 Buddhist 0.793 (0.342–1.837) 0.589 0.608 (0.284–1.303) 0.201
 Muslim 0.155 (0.014–1.751) 0.132 0.236 (0.021–2.658) 0.243
 Christian 0.310 (0.019–5.062) 0.411 0.473 (0.029–7.687) 0.599
Degree
 B Pharmacy 1 0.15 1 0.001* 1 0.040*
 CMA 0.339 (0.126–0.911) 0.032 0.115 (0.040–0.330) 0.000* 0.122 (0.027–0.537) 0.005*
 D Pharmacy 0.837 (0.367–1.909) 0.672 0.296 (0.125–0.701) 0.006* 0.261 (0.080–0.848) 0.025*
 M Pharmacy 1.315 (0.254–6.807) 0.744 0.367 (0.091–1.482) 0.159 0.494 (0.079–3.087) 0.451
 Others 0.518 (0.201–1.338) 0.174 0.202 (0.075–0.539) 0.001* 0.128 (0.026–0.629) 0.011*
Years of Experience
  < 5 years 1 0.006* 1 0.624 1 0.012* 1 0.375
 5–10 years 1.100 (0.557–2.173) 0.783 0.648 (0.245–1.714) 0.382 1.684 (0.871–3.256) 0.121 0.701 (0.234–2.098) 0.525
  > 10 years 5.872 (1.967–17.527) 0.002* 1.064 (0.200–5.675) 0.942 3.048 (1.425–6.516) 0.004* 0.292 (0.052–1.641) 0.162
Location of Pharmacy
 Inside city 1 0.023* 1 0.931 1 0.001* 1 0.216
 Near Hospital 0.687(0.342–1.381) 0.292 0.940 (0.386–2.293) 0.892 0.619 (0.328–1.168) 0.139 0.462 (0.192–1.116) 0.086
 Periphery 0.323 (0.145–0.723) 0.006* 1.180 (0.378–3.687) 0.775 0.234 (0.107–0.515) 0.000* 0.590 (0.164–2.116) 0.418
District of Pharmacy
 Kathmandu 1 0.000* 1 0.000* 1 0.000* 1 0.000*
 Lalitpur 0.049 (0.021–0.116) 0.000* 0.062 (0.024–0.164) 0.000* 0.089 (0.089–0.203) 0.000* 0.079 (0.024–0.260) 0.000*
 Bhaktapur 0.044 (0.015–0.130) 0.000* 0.069 (0.021–0.230) 0.000* 0.012 (0.002–0.090) 0.000* 0.010 (0.001–0.125) 0.000*
  1. Abbreviation: COR Crude Odds Ratio, AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio and * indicates statistically significant at p-value less than 0.05