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Table 6 Factors associated with practice 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

VariablesCategoryPracticeCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
YesNo
Age18–251297711
 26–33102391.6 (0.98, 2.48)1.2 (0.76, 2.05)
Education10 + 1663711
 10 + 21581.1 (0.41, 2.71)1.2 (0.430, 3.46)
 10 + 3117641.0 (0.61, 1.70)1.1 (0.65, 1.94)
 10 + 43854.3 (1.54, 11.76)*3.1 (1.08, 8.81)*
Work Experience in yeas1–3522811
4–639230.91 (0.46, 1.82)0.76 (0.35,1.65)
7–963241.4 (0.73,2.728)0.97 (0.44, 2.15)
10–1276281.5 (0.78, 2.75)0.73 (0.32, 1.67)
Other7150.25 (0.09, 0.69)*0.28 (0.08, 0.94)*
TrainingYes23110111
No6170.15 (0.006, 0.403)*0.11 (0.11, 0.90)*
SupervisionYes236111  
No170.01 (0.01, 0.55)*0.41 (0.02, 10.30)
Frequency of supervision1 month631911
3 months157760.64 (0.36, 1.2)0.66 (0.36, 1.21)
6 months16180.27 (0.11, 0.62)*0.32 (0.13, 0.80)*
National guidelineYes23410611
No3120.11 (0.03, 0.41)*0.15 (0.04,0.59)*
Patient registration bookYes231110  
No680.36 (0.12, 1.05)0.35 (0.11, 1.10)
  1. COR Crude Odds Ratio; AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio; CI Confidence Interval, * statistically significant at P < 0.05