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Table 4 Factors associated with capacity development of health care workers regarding COVID-19

From: Capacity development and safety measures for health care workers exposed to COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Explanatory variable Odds Ratio 95% CI P Value Odds Ratio 95% CI P Value
Outcome: Capacity development Participation in IPC trainings Read COVID-19 related guidelines a
Gender
 Male [1] Reference    [1] Reference   
 Female 0.94 0.66–1.36 0.76 0.75 0.47–1.21 0.25
Age (years)
 Up to 30 [1] Reference    [1] Reference   
 31–40 1.00 0.62–1.60 0.99 0.32 0.18–0.57 0.001
 41–50 1.43 0.69–2.98 0.34 0.87 0.26–2.89 0.81
 Above 50 1.10 0.38–3.16 0.87 0.18 0.05–0.64 0.01
Profession
 Physician [1] Reference    [1] Reference   
 Nurse 0.70 0.42–1.18 0.18 0.11 0.06–0.21 0.001
 Support staff 0.71 0.43–1.16 0.17 0.08 0.04–0.14 0.001
 Medical technologist 5.77 2.21–15.06 0.01 0.10 0.05–0.19 0.001
Professional experience (years)
 Less than 1 [1] Reference    [1] Reference   
 1–3 0.55 0.31–0.98 0.04 0.45 0.22–0.90 0.02
 4–5 0.50 0.22–1.16 0.11 0.37 0.12–1.13 0.08
 More than 5 0.54 0.26–1.08 0.08 0.84 0.35–2.02 0.69
Experience with COVID-19 care (months)
 Less than 1 [1] Reference    [1] Reference   
 1–2 0.66 0.23–1.93 0.45 0.29 0.05–1.57 0.15
 2–3 0.69 0.23–2.06 0.50 0.20 0.04–1.09 0.06
 3–4 0.46 0.14–1.47 0.19 0.11 0.02–0.62 0.01
 More than 4 0.81 0.28–2.39 0.70 0.26 0.05–1.41 0.12
  1. Note: a Please see Supplementary file 2 for categories of responses for logistic regressions; IPC Infection prevention and control