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Table 5 Bivariate and Multivariate analysis of factors associated with nurses’ knowledge regarding to prevention of pressure ulcer, Gondar university Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2014

From: Knowledge and practice of nurses towards prevention of pressure ulcer and associated factors in Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

  Knowledge   
  Good, n (%) Poor, n (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Level of education     
Diploma 39(41.9) 54(58.1) 1.00 1.00
Bachelor 96(61.9) 59(38.1) 2.3(1.33-3.81) 2.4(1.39-4.15)
Work experience     
1-10 120(52.2) 110(47.8) 1.00 1.00
11-20 15(83.3) 3(16.7) 4.6(1.29-10.26) 4.8(1.31-10.62)
Training     
Yes 18(81.8) 4(18.2) 4.2(1.38-9.78) 4.1(1.29-9.92)
No 117(51.8) 109(48.2) 1.00 1.00
Guidelines     
Yes 20(80.0) 5(20.0) 3.8(1.36-10.36)  
No 115(51.6) 108(48.4) 1.00 *
  1. *Not significant in the multivariate analysis (back ward stepwise logistic regression)