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Table 6 The binary logistic regression of different characteristics of health care providers with the practice of them on measuring level, diagnosing deficiency and its management and treatment in three ecologic zones of Ethiopia, July 2019

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice of health care workers on measuring adult vitamin D level, diagnosis of deficiency, and management of consequent health conditions in three ecologies of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Crude OR (95% CI) p-value Adjusted OR (95% CI) a p-value
Study area:
 Addis Ababa 6.53(3.84, 11.10) 0.00 6.87(3.57, 13.21) 0.00
 Highland 1.69(1.01, 2.83) 0.04 2.20(1.23, 3.92) 0.00
 Lowland 1.00   1.00  
Sex:
 Male 1.95(1.31, 2.90) 0.01 1.26(0.71, 2.22) 0.43
 Female 1.00   1.00  
Age group:
 19–25 1.00   1.00  
 25–29 1.49(0.84, 2.65) 0.17 1.03(0.51, 2.08) 0.93
 30–39 3.23(1.73, 6.03) 0.00 1.98(0.82, 4.80) 0.13
 40 and over 4.17(1.78, 9.79) 0.00 1.23(0.20, 7.52) 0.82
Role:
 Clinician 1.56(0.72, 3.37) 0.26 4.26(1.48, 12.25) 0.00
 Programmer 1.00   1.00  
Profession:
 Physician 7.09(3.61, 13.90) 0.00 1.53(0.53, 4.45) 0.43
 Nurse 0.95(0.56, 1.61) 0.85 0.42(0.20, 0.91) 0.03
 Health officer 1.54(0.82, 2.87) 0.18 0.50(0.20, 1.25) 0.14
 HEW 1.00   1.00  
Service year:
  < 5 years 1.00   1.00  
 5–9 years 1.16(0.74, 1.81) 0.52 1.06(0.59, 1.92) 0.85
 10–14 years 1.02(0.56, 1.87) 0.94 0.91(0.39, 2.13) 0.83
 15 plus years 2.77(1.28, 5.98) 0.01 1.80(0.33, 9.72) 0.49
Knowledge:
 Poor 1.00   1.00  
 Good 2.34(1.57, 3.48) 0.00 1.96(1.19, 3.23) 0.00
Attitude:
 Negative 1.00   1.00  
 Positive 1.83(1.22, 2.76) 0.00 2.30(1.40, 3.78) 0.00
  1. HEW Health Extension Worker
  2. aAdjusted for study area, sex, age group, role, profession, service year, knowledge and attitude