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Table 4 Predictors of the caring behavior of nurses in public hospitals in Harari region, Eastern Ethiopia

From: Level and predictors of nurse caring behaviors among nurses serving in inpatient departments in public hospitals in Harari region, eastern Ethiopia

Variable AOR (95%CI) p-value
Working environment
 Good 2.22 (1.20, 4.10) 0.011
 Bad 1  
Job satisfaction
 Satisfied 2.79 (1.54, 5.08) 0.001
 Not satisfied 1  
Workload
 No 3.01 (1.70, 5.33) < 0.001
 Yes 1  
Sex
 Male 0.91 (0.53, 1.58) 0.75
 Female 1  
Age categories (years)
  ≤ 24 1  
 25–34 1.67 (0.88, 3.15) 0.115
  ≥ 35 0.89 (0.29, 2.75) 0.835
Experience (years)
  < 6 1  
  ≥ 6 0.78 (0.35, 1.71) 0.531
Working Unit
 Medical 0.99 (0.31, 3.21) 0.992
 Pediatrics 3.32 (0.76, 14.56) 0.112
 Surgical 1.04 (0.31, 3.51) 0.949
 Gynecological and obstetrics 1  
Educational status
 BSc. 1  
 Diploma 0.87 (0.41, 1.87) 0.724
 MSc. 0.81 (0.18, 3.67) 0.786
Marital status
 Not married 1.55 (0.82, 2.91) 0.178
 Married 1  
  1. AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio