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Table 4 Bivariate analysis of factors associated with KAP of nurses in Asmara, Eritrea

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice of breast Cancer among nurses in hospitals in Asmara, Eritrea

  N Knowledge of Risk Factors (Mean ± SD) Knowledge of Symptoms (Mean ± SD) Knowledge and practice about breast cancer screening (Mean ± SD)
Age
 19–29 222 49.47 ± 19.06 83.68 ± 17.16 69.82 ± 17.06
 30–39 65 50.26 ± 20.61 78.46 ± 18.47 69.91 ± 16.04
 40–49 63 44.62 ± 23.44 78.52 ± 18.33 69.66 ± 21.23
  > =50 66 48.52 ± 17.52 85.00 ± 20.62 68.52 ± 19.35
p value2   0.333 0.042 0.961
Marital Status
 Single 212 49.32 ± 19.95 84.06 ± 16.91 71.23 ± 14.25
 Ever married 202 49.60 ± 19.49 80.45 ± 19.24 68.40 ± 19.77
p value1   0.889 0.050 0.103
Religion
 Muslim 35 48.71 ± 16.72 72.29 ± 17.17 66.35 ± 15.82
 Christian 379 48.73 ± 20.09 83.23 ± 18.08 69.96 ± 13.55
p value1   0.995 0.001 0.138
Family Hx of Breast Cancer
 Yes 30 61.48 ± 15.64 76.87 ± 23.48 65.65 ± 18.29
 No 384 47.71 ± 19.78 82.75 ± 17.69 70.02 ± 17.88
p value1   0.001 0.080 0.180
Having breast problem
 Yes 20 59.88 ± 8.85 73.00 ± 19.49 58.88 ± 13.54
 No 396 48.20 ± 20.03 82.77 ± 18.07 70.14 ± 17.95
P Value1   0.014 0.019 0.006
Professional Level
 Associate Nurse 203 45.78 ± 20.09 82.36 ± 17.31 66.50 ± 18.23
 Registered Nurse 170 49.22 ± 19.57 82.26 ± 20.02 72.22 ± 17.65
 BSN 43 60.34 ± 14.73 82.09 ± 15.21 73.90 ± 14.72
P Value2   0.001 0.996 0.002
Unite of Work
 Orotta MCH 38 63.60 ± 12.50 91.58 ± 10.27 71.35 ± 15.85
 Private hospital 44 54.80 ± 20.60 86.59 ± 15.99 73.48 ± 11.55
 Medical wards 162 49.06 ± 21.91 80.98 ± 24.09 68.38 ± 13.60
 Orotta Medical Surgical 50 36.67 ± 15.71 80.60 ± 16.83 68.57 ± 12.44
 Community hospitals 82 45.66 ± 15.42 76.71 ± 20.31 71.54 ± 14.83
 Ophthalmic hospital 40 45.97 ± 19.97 75.25 ± 17.54 66.39 ± 13.19
P Value2   0.001 0.001 0.093
  1. 1 = T-test, 2 = ANOVA