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Table 2 Factors associated with Nurses knowledge towards pressure ulcer prevention at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, 2018

From: Nurses’ knowledge of pressure ulcer and its associated factors at Hawassa University comprehensive specialized hospital Hawassa, Ethiopia, 2018

VariablesNurses total knowledge scoreCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
> 250–25
No (%)No (%)
sex
 male102 (59.60)69 (40.40)0.57 (0.37–0.87)a0.563 (0.36–0.88)a
 female85 (45.90)100 (54.10)1.001.00
salary
  < 320113 (39.40)20 (60.60)6.15 (1.97–19.14)a3.47 (1.03–11.67)a
 3201–525084 (47.50)93 (52.50)4.43 (1.72–11.36)a3.90 (1.42–10.68)a
 5201–780066 (56.90)50 (43.10)3.03 (1.15–7.97)a2.95 (1.04–8.30)a
  > 780024 (80)6 (20.00)1.001.00
Additional timework other than this hospital
 yes117 (60.00)78 (40.00)0.51 (0.33–0.78)a1.88 (0.78–4.51)
 no70 (43.50)91 (56.50)1.001.00
Average working time
  ≤ 8 h71 (42.00)98 (58.00)2.25 (1.47–3.45)a2.57 (1.17–8.301)a
  > 8 h116 (62.00)71 (38.00)1.001.00
Receive training
 Never150 (50.00)150 (50.00)1.94 (1.07–3.54)a2.31 (1.14–4.61)a
 Have training37 (66.10)19 (33.90)1.001.00
Read literatures
 Never61 (44.50)76 (55.50)1.688 (1.09–2.59)a1.47 (0.88–2.45)
 Read sometimes and often126 (57.60)93 (42.50)1.001.00
  1. Key: a significant variables