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Table 3 Factors associated with intention to leave their job in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2017(N = 191)

From: Nurses’ intention to leave their job and associated factors in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2017

Variables Categories Level of Intention OR (95% CI)
Intended to leave N (%) Not Intended to leave N (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Sex Male 71(66.7) 34(32.4) 1.00  
Female 53(61,6) 33(38.4) 1.3(0.72,2.36) 0.99(0.43,2.29)
Age 20–30 45(35.7) 81(64.3)   
31–40 18(34) 35(66)   
41–50 7(63.6) 4(36.4)   
> = 51 0(00) 1(100) 1.00  
Work experience < 2 year 52(71.2) 21(28.8) 1.45(0.66,3.18)  
2-5 year 19(55.9) 15(44.1) 0.74(0.30,1.83)  
5–10 year 24(63.2) 14(36.8) 1.10(0.41,2.45)  
> 10 year 29(63) 17(37) 1.00  
Level of education Diploma 49 (62) 30 (38) 0.54(0.05,5.48)  
BSc 72(66.7) 36 (33.3) 0.67(0.07,6.64)  
MSc 3(75) 1(25) 1.00  
Institution Hospital 76(61.8) 47(38.2) 1.00  
Health center 48(70.6) 20(29.4) 1.48(0.79,2.80) 1.28(0.48,3.40)
Achievement Agree 70(56) 55(44) 1.00  
Disagree 54(81.8) 12(18.2) 3.54(1.72,7.25) ** 1.40(0.51,3.86)
Advancement Agree 41(52.6) 37(47.4) 1.00  
Disagree 83(73.5) 30(26.5) 2.59(1.36,4.59) ** 1.52(0.68,3.41)
Recognition at work Agree 60(52.6) 54(47.4) 1.00  
Disagree 64(83.1) 13(16.9) 4.43(2.2,8.93) ** 4.83(1.73,13.50) **
Work it self Agree 38(42.2) 52(57.8) 1.00  
Disagree 86(85.1) 15(14.9) 7.85(3.94,15.64) ** 31.30(7.16,136.78) *
Growth at work Agree 74(56.1) 58(43.9) 1.00  
Disagree 50(84.7) 9(15.3) 4.35(2.20,8.93) ** 2.49(0.88,7.00)
Organization policy Good 34(48.6) 36(51.4) 1.00  
Poor 90(74.4) 31(25.6) 3.07(1.65,5.72) ** 0.21(0.04,1.11)
Relationship with friends Agree 56(56) 44(44) 1.00  
Disagree 68(74.7) 23(25.3) 2.32(1.26,4.30) ** 2.69(.087,8.39)
Relationship with supervisors Agree 42(55.3) 34(44.7) 1.00  
Disagree 82(71.3) 33(28.7) 2.01(1.10,3.69) ** 0.64(0.25,1.68)
Work security Agree 21(41.2) 30(58.8) 1.00  
Disagree 103(73.6) 37(26.4) 3.98(2.03,7.79) ** 2.70(0.87,8.38)
Payment Agree 53(64.6) 29(35.4) 1.00  
Disagree 71(65.1) 38(34.9) 1.02(0.56,1.86) 0.07(0.01,1.70)
Working condition Agree 43(60.6) 28(39.4) 1.00  
Disagree 81(67.5) 39(32.5) 1.35(0.74,2.50) 7.61(0.72,80.82)
  1. * P<0.05, **P<0.005
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