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Table 8 Factors associated with “Zero” reporting for PC-NTDs

From: Assessment of surveillance core and support functions regarding neglected tropical diseases in Kenya

   Zero-reporting for
PC-NTDS
Unadjusted Estimates Adjusted Estimates
Characteristic N No, n (%) Yes, n (%) OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
Health cadre
 Nurse   24 (19.5%) 99 (80.5%) 1.00   1.00  
 Clinical Officer 183 2 (5.3%) 36 (94.7%) 4.36 (1.13, 16.8) 0.032 6.11 (1.71, 21.8) 0.005
 HRMS/LS/PHS   1 (4.5%) 21 (95.5%) 5.09 (1.31, 19.8) 0.019 5.66 (1.97, 16.3) 0.001
Years of work experience
 1- < 2 years   3 (23.1%) 10 (76.9%) 1.00   1.00  
 2- < 3 years 183 13 (26%) 37 (74%) 0.85 (0.28, 2.64) 0.784 1.05 (0.25, 4.45) 0.946
 3- ≤ 5 years   7 (13.0%) 47 (87.0%) 2.01 (0.38, 10.6) 0.409 2.26 (0.38, 13.6) 0.373
  > 5 years   4 (6.1%) 62 (93.9%) 4.65 (1.80, 12.0) 0.001 6.11 (2.26, 16.5) < 0.001
Availability of PC-NTDs case definitions
 No 175 15 (24.2%) 47 (75.8%) 1.00   1.00  
 Yes   12 (10.6%) 101 (89.4%) 2.69 (1.16, 6.23) 0.021 2.52 (1.01, 6.28) 0.048
Availability of reporting forms
 No 183 7 (33.3%) 14 (66.7%) 1.00   1.00  
 Yes   20 (12.3%) 142 (87.7%) 3.55 (1.22, 10.3) 0.020 3.18 (1.10, 9.23) 0.033
  1. N Number of observations with valid data analysed, OR Odds Ratio, 95% CI 95% Confidence Interval