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Table 4 Association of Knowledge with demographic and enabling factors

From: Knowledge and attitude on prevention of COVID-19 among community health workers in Nepal-a cross-sectional study

Variables Categories Knowledge P-value
   High Low  
Age 18–27 113 64 0.924
28–37 88 49  
38–47 28 25  
48 and above 13 9  
Gender Male 160 70 0.002
Female 92 77  
Marital status Married 142 104 0.008
Unmarried 108 42  
Divorced 1 0  
Widow 1 1  
Designation HA 81 37 < 0.001
AHW 56 31  
ANM 41 56  
Nursing staff 17 2  
PHO 16 3  
Others 41 18  
Firstly, known Information about COVID-19 Social medias (FB/Twitter/ youtube/ instagram) 101 36 < 0.001
Television/ radio 134 110  
Friends and relatives 6 1  
scientific journals 11 0  
working province Province 2 86 37 < 0.001
Bagmati 111 49  
Gandaki 5 1  
Karnali 45 53  
Sudurpaschim 5 7  
Education level Master 29 16 < 0.001
Bachelor 68 34  
PCL 121 44  
TSLC 34 53  
Monthly income 25 K–35 K 118 66 0.005
35 K–45 K 45 47  
45 K–55 K 44 18  
Above 55 K 45 16  
Orientation on COVID-19 Yes 50 32 0.646
No 202 115  
Working hours in a week <=40 74 45 0.793
> 40 178 102  
Extra allowance provided Yes 57 37 0.562
No 195 110  
Support from palika Excellent 10 7 0.045
Good 153 98  
Poor 60 19  
very Poor 29 23  
Sufficient equipment and medicines available at health facilities Yes 131 121 0.259
No 85 62  
Palika level COVID-19 Response team Yes 179 102 0.879
No 15 8  
Don’t know 58 37