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Table 5 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of knowledge status of health professionals towards podoconiosis in Gamo zone, 2019

From: Knowledge, attitude, practice and associated factors of health professionals towards podoconiosis in Gamo zone, Ethiopia, 2019

Variables Category Knowledge status COR(95%CI), p-value AOR(95%CI) P-value
Good Poor Total
Trained on LMMDP Yes 17 1 18 Reference   0.50
No 229 73 302 0.185(0.024, 1.41), 0.103 0.484(0.058, 4.032)
Total 246 74 320   
Sex Male 164 41 205 Reference   
Female 82 33 115 0.621(0.366, 1.055), 0.078 0.803(0.434, 1.485) 0.485
Total 246 74 320    
Profession BSc nurse 52 6 58 9.967(3.537, 28.08), 0.001 11.44(3.79, 34.547) 0.001**
Health officer 54 3 57 20.7(5.597, 76.56), 0.001 24.977(6.412, 97.25) 0.001**
Diploma nurse 120 42 162 3.286(1.64, 6.58), 0.001 3.522(1.65, 7.5) 0.001**
Others* 20 23 43 Reference   
Total 246 74 320    
Service year 1–4 82 47 129 Reference   
5–9 106 20 126 3.038(1.67, 5.52), 0.001 3.124(1.612, 6.05) 0.001**
10 and above year 58 7 65 4.749(2.01, 11.249), 0.001 4.4(1.769, 10.951) 0.001**
Total 246 74 320    
Address of health facility Rural 175 64 239 Reference   
Urban 71 10 81 2.597(1.262, 5.341), 0.01 0.938(0.358, 2.45) 0.896
Total 246 74 320    
Attitude Unfavorable 95 45 140 Reference   
Favorable 151 29 180 2.466(1.448, 4.2), 0.001 2.63(1.448, 4.78) 0.002**
Total    320    
  1. *Others: midwife, laboratory and pharmacy technician, **strongly significant