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Table 4 Determinant factors for exposure to HIV/AIDS risky conditions among health care workers in Gondar city, North West Ethiopia (n = 401)

From: Epidemiology of exposure to HIV/AIDS risky conditions in healthcare settings: the case of health facilities in Gondar City, North West Ethiopia

   Exposed to HIV/AIDS risky conditions Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Variables   Yes No
Sex Male 102 122 1.63(1.09, 2.45)* 1.84(0.98, 3.48)
Female 60 117 1.00
Job category Cleane 22 44 1.00  
Nurse 54 88 1.23(0.66, 2.27)
Midwifery 20 29 1.38 (0.64, 2.97)
Health officer 8 17 0.94(0.35, 2.52)
Laboratory technologist 14 19 1.47(0.62, 3.48)
Anesthetist 10 11 1.82 (0.67, 4.93)
Physician 34 31 2.19(1.08, 4.45)*
Work experience years <5 116 169 1.00  
5-10 24 29 1.21(0.67, 2.18) 2.81(1.15, 6.86)*
>10 22 41 0.78(0.44, 1.38) 1.27(0.49, 3.34)
Took training on infection prevention Yes 40 197 1.00  
No 122 42 14.31(8.78, 23.31)* 4.49(2.27, 8.89)*
Average number of hours worked per week ≤48 21 184 1.00  
>48 141 55 22.46(12.98, 38.88)* 9.8(5.13, 18.74)*
Existence of safety instructions at workplace Yes 69 169 1.00  
No 93 70 3.25(2.14, 4.94)*  
Existence of work guidelines at workplace Yes 77 200 1.00  
No 85 39 5.66(3.57, 8.98)* 2.06(1.03, 4.1)*
Recap needles after use Never recap 52 118 1.00  
Sometimes 36 38 2.15(1.23, 3.77)*  
Most of the time 38 36 2.40(1.37, 4.20)*  
Always 36 47 1.74(1.01, 2.99)*  
Satisfied with current job Yes 37 186 1.00  
No 125 53 11.86(7.36, 19.11)* 6.62(3.53, 12.43)*
  1. *Significant at p <0.05.