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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis for association between practice of nursing documentation with knowledge, attitude and organizational factors among nurses working in selected public hospitals of Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Nursing documentation practice and associated factors among nurses in public hospitals, Tigray, Ethiopia

Variables Practice level Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Poor practice Good practice Crude (COR) Adjusted(AOR)
N % N %
Knowledge
 Poor 96 53.3 84 46.7 0.901 (0.577,1.407)  
 Good 69 50.7 67 49.3 1  
Attitude
 Unfavorable 76 54.3 64 45.7 1  
 Favorable 89 50.6 87 49.4 1.161 (0.744,1.811)  
Lack of sheets
 Yes 30 78.9 8 21.1 1.252 (1.111,0.569)a 3.271 (1.125, 23.704)b
 No 135 48.6 143 51.4 1 1
Staff inadequacy
 Yes 18 64.3 10 35.7 0.252 (0.111,0.569)a 0.580 (0.236,1.425)
 No 147 51 141 49 1 1
Time shortage
 Yes 53 81.5 12 18.5 1.182 (1.093,1.358)a 2.205 (1.101, 3.413)b
 No 112 44.6 139 55.4 1 1
Lack of motivation
 Yes 14 82.4 3 17.6 0.219 (0.062,0.0776)a 0.263 (0.069,1.008)
 No 151 50.5 148 49.5 1 1
Familiarity with hospital policy
 Unfamiliar 87 43.7 25 49 2.575 (1.600,4.143)a 2.015 (1.205,3.370)b
 Familiar 26 51 14 21.2 1 1
Work setting
 Out-patient 91 58.7 64 41.3 1 1
 In-patient 74 46 87 54 1.672 (1.071,2.609)a 1.591 (0.973,2.600)
  1. aFactors associated with nursing documentation practice in bivariate analysis
  2. bFactors associated with nursing documentation practice in multivariable analysis