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Table 5 Association with Attitude and demographic/ enabling factors

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

Variables Categories Attitude P-value
   Positive Negative  
Age 18–27 123 54 0.26
28–37 84 53  
38–47 39 24  
48 and above 13 5  
Gender Male 167 63 < 0.001
Female 96 73  
Marital status Married 154 92 0.12
Unmarried 108 42  
Divorced 0 1  
Widow 1 1  
Designation HA 90 28 < 0.001
AHW 56 31  
ANM 49 48  
Nursing staff 11 8  
PHO 16 3  
Others 41 18  
Firstly, known Information about COVID-19 Social medias (FB/Twitter/ YouTube/ Instagram) 104 33 0.002
Television/ radio 144 100  
Friends and relatives 6 1  
scientific journals 9 2  
working province Province 2 86 37 0.01
Bagmati 114 46  
Gandaki 5 1  
Karnali 50 48  
Sudurpaschim 8 4  
Education level Master 31 14 0.09
Bachelor 67 35  
PCL 117 48  
TSLC 48 39  
Monthly income 25 K–35 K 128 56 0.184
35 K–45 K 52 40  
45 K–55 K 42 20  
Above 55 K 41 20  
Orientation on COVID-19 Yes 54 28 0.99
No 209 108  
Working hours in a week <=40 82 37 0.411
> 40 181 99  
Extra allowance provided Yes 60 34 0.626
No 203 102  
Support from palika Excellent 11 6 0.309
Good 164 87  
Poor 58 21  
very Poor 30 22  
Sufficient equipment and medicines available at health facilities Yes 123 60 0.615
No 140 76  
Palika level COVID-19 Response team Yes 191 90 0.001
No 21 2  
Don’t know 51 44