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Table 3 Prevalence and determinants of occupational exposure to HIV infection among healthcare workers in PMTCT sites Port Harcourt, Nigeria

From: Occupational exposure to HIV among healthcare workers in PMTCT sites in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Factors assessedExposed (%)TotalOR (CI)AOR (CI)
Age
 20–2932 (41.0)781.65 (0.91–2.99)1.78 (0.86–3.71)
 30–3966 (42.3)1561.56 (0.95–2.58)1.80 (0.99–3.28)
 40≥55 (53.4)10311
Occupational cadre
 Doctor44 (69.8)632.17 (1.14–4.13) c2.22 (1.16–4.25) c
 Nurse/midwife64 (51.6)1240.24 (0.13–0.44) a0.10 (0.02–0.46) b
 Laboratory scientist/technician25 (48.1)520.87 (0.45–1.66)0.87 (0.45–1.68)
 Environmental health worker20 (20.4)9811
Educational qualification
 Completed at least Primary5 (21.7)230.24 (0.08–0.67) b2.85 (0.44–18.42)
 Secondary18 (25.4)710.30 (0.16–0.53)2.77 (0.57–13.29)
 Tertiary130 (53.5)24311
Years of experience
  < 10 years89 (42.0)2121.45 (0.93–2.26)0.94 (0.55–1.63)
  ≥ 10 years64 (51.2)12511
Facility type
 Public70 (40.9)1710.693 (0.45–1.07) d0.71 (0.44–1.12)
 Private83 (50.0)16611
Average working hour per week
  < 40 h46 (50.5)910.75 (0.47–1.22)0.53 (0.30–0.92)
  ≥ 40 h107 (43.5)24611
  1. aSignificant at 0.1%;bSignificant at 1.0%;cSignificant at 5.0%;dSignificant 10.0%