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Table 7 Factors associated with practice of health professionals towards podoconiosis treatment

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

Variables Category Ever treated podo cases COR(95%CI), p-value AOR (95%CI) P-value
Yes No Total
Trained on LMMDP Yes 9 9 18 9.786(3.59, 26.66), 0.001 7.385(2.5, 21.797) 0.001**
No 28 274 302 Reference   
Total 37 283 320    
Age category 25–34 13 189 202 Reference   
35–44 17 89 106 2.77(1.29, 5.967), 0.009 2.115(0.942, 4.75) 0.07
45 and above 7 5 12 20.35(5.67, 73.048), 0.001 17.345(4.62, 65.119) 0.001**
Total 37 283 320    
Service year 1–4 8 121 129 Reference   
5–9 10 116 126 1.3(0.497, 3.42), 0.59 1.065(0.348, 3.257) 0.912
10 and above 19 46 65 6.25(2.558, 15.26), 0.001 2.976(0.612, 14.46) 0.176
Total 37 283 320    
Address of health facility Urban 19 62 81 3.76(1.86, 7.6), 0.001 1.687(0.659, 4.318) 0.275
Rural 18 221 239 Reference  
Total 37 283 320   
  1. **strongly significant