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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with clinical incident reporting behavior among health professionals in Dessie Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, (n=291)

From: Clinical incident reporting behaviors and associated factors among health professionals in Dessie comprehensive specialized hospital, Amhara Region, Ethiopia: a mixed method study

Variables Category Incident reporting COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) P -value
High Low
Age <= 29 16 149   1  
30-39 15 88 1.6(.75-3.37) 2.0(.92-4.63 .079
>=40 5 18 2.6(.85-7.90) 2.9(.86-9.63) .086
Taking training Yes 6 16 2.9(1.09-8.22) 3.6(1.15-11.45) .027
No 30 239   1  
To minimize errors Yes 18 76 2.4(1.16-4.77) 2.8(1.29-6.02) .009
No 18 179   1  
Fear of blame Yes 11 109 .6(.28-1.25) .4(0.20-1.06) .069
No 25 146   1  
Loss of prestige Yes 3 46 .4(.12-1.40) .3(.09-1.27) .111
No 33 209   1  
Fear of legal penalty Yes 8 88 .5 (.24-1.24) .3(.13- .82) .017
No 28 167   1  
Lack of feed back Yes 5 69 .4(.16-1.16) .3(.11- .90) .031
No 31 186   1  
  1. AOR: adjusted odd ration; COR: crude odd ration