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Table 5 Factors associated with knowledge of HEWs on drug provision in West Gojjam, Amhara, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Knowledge and practice of health extension workers on drug provision for childhood illness in west Gojjam, Amhara, Northwest Ethiopia

VariablesCategoryKnowledgeCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
YesNo
Education10 + 1564711
10 + 212110.92 (0.37, 2.26)1.2 (0.46, 3.36)
10 + 396850.95 (0.58, 1.54)1.4 (0.78, 2.44)
10 + 44086.4 (2.3, 17.5)*5.6 (1., 16.0)*
Work Experience in yeas1–3324811
4–632301.60 (0.82, 3.12)1.65 (0.8, 3.5)
7–959283.16 (1.68, 5.96)*2.6 (1.3, 5.4)*
10–1273313.53 (1.91, 6.52)*2.6 (1.3, 5.3)*
Other8140.86 (0.32, 2.28)0.84 (0.24, 2.91)
TrainingYes19913311
No5180.19 (0.07, 0.51)*0.73 (0.22, 2.34)
Frequency of supervision1 month671511
3 months1271060.26 (0.14, 0.49)0.24 (0.13, 0.47)*
6 months10240.93 (0.04, 0.24)0.11 (0.04, 0.30)*
National guidelineYes23410611
No3120.17 (0.05, 0.62)0.22 (0.06, 0.90)*
  1. COR Crude Odds Ratio; AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio; CI Confidence Interval, * statistically significant at P < 0.05