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Table 6 Factors associated with good practice toward COVID-19 prevention (N = 380)

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

  Practice  
  Poor Good p-value Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Gender    0.72  
 Male 119 (62.3) 121 (64.0)   
 Female 72 (37.7) 68 (36.0)   
Age categories (years)    0.08  
 <40 105 (55%) 87 (46%)   1.00
  ≥ 40 86 (45.0) 102 (54.0)   0.51 (0.24–1.07)
Marital status    0.11  
 Married 125 (65.4) 138 (73.0)   
 Others† 66 (34.6) 51 (27.0)   1.00
Specialty    0.32 0.86 (0.52–1.40)
 General 31 (16.2) 24 (12.7)   
 Practitioner 160 (83.8) 165 (87.3)   
Place of work    0.75  
 Private hospitals 159 (83.2) 155 (82.0)   
 Public hospitals 32 (16.8) 34 (18.0)   
Frontline worker    0.008*  
 No 54 (28.3) 32 (16.9)   1.00
 Yes 137 (71.7) 157 (83.1)   2.01 (1.21–3.34)
Years of experience (years)    0.001*  
 <10 115 (60.2) 82 (43.4)   1.00
  ≥ 10 76 (39.8) 107 (56.6)   3.35 (1.60–7.02)
Knowledge    0.049*  
 Poor 26 (13.6) 14 (7.4)   1.00
 Good 165 (86.4) 175 (92.6)   2.04 (1.01–4.12)
  1. † others included single, widowed, and divorced, *p-value<0.05 is considered significant