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Table 5 Factors associated with good knowledge toward COVID-19 (N = 380)

From: Knowledge and practice of physicians during COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study in Lebanon

  Knowledge  
  Poor Good p-value Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Gender    0.55  
 Male 27 (67.5) 213 (62.3)   
 Female 13 (32.5) 127 (37.4)   
Age categories (years)    0.023*  
 <40 27 (67.5) 165 (48.5)   1.00
  ≥ 40 13 (32.5) 175 (51.5)   2.16 (1.08–4.34)*
Marital status    0.80  
 Married 27 (67.5) 236 (69.4)   
 Others 13 (32.5) 104 (30.6)   
Specialty    0.3  
 General 8 (20.0) 47 (13.8)   
 Practitioner 32 (80.0) 293 (86.2)   
Place of work    0.18  
 Private hospitals 30 (75.0) 284 (83.5)   1.00
 Public hospitals 10 (25.0) 56 (16.5)   0.62 (0.28–1.34)
Frontline worker    0.44  
 No 11 (27.5) 75 (22.1)   
 Yes 29 (72.5) 265 (77.9)   
Years of experience (years)    0.45  
 <10 23 (57.5) 174 (51.2)   
  ≥ 10 17 (42.5) 166 (48.8)   
  1. *p-value<0.05 is considered significant