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Table 3 Studied health workers’ attitude towards sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents, by their selected characteristics, east Hararghe, Ethiopia, 2010

From: Health workers' attitudes toward sexual and reproductive health services for unmarried adolescents in Ethiopia

Explanatory variable Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI) p-value
Age
 18-24 1.0 1.00  
 25-30 0.50 (0.30 - 0.84)* 0.89 (0.54 - 1.27) 0.45
 31-40 0.80 (0.39 - 1.62) 1.02 (0.72 - 1.43) 0.87
> 40 1.05 (0.30 - 3.71) 0.56 (0.30 - 1.03) 0.07
Sex
 Male 1 1.00  
 Female 0.75 (0.46 - 1.23) 0.71 (0.42 - 1.23) 0.23
Married
 No 1 1.00  
 Yes 9.15 (4.82 - 17.38)* 2.15 (1.44 - 3.06) 0.04*
Education
 Certificate 8.47 (3.57 - 20.11)* 1.45 (1.04 - 1.99) 0.04*
 Diploma 4.99 (1.94 - 12.84)* 2.06 (1.20 - 3.56) 0.01*
 Degree 1 1  
Religion
 Muslim 1 1.00  
 Christian 0.65 (0.41 - 1.03) 0.86 (0.54 - 1.37) 0.54
 Others 0.76 (0.34 - 1.66) 0.84 (0.59 - 1.23) 0.37
Profession
 Health extension workers 2.67 (1.57 - 4.55)* 2.49 (1.43 - 4.35) 0.01*
 Health assistants 2.20 (0.80 - 6.10) 0.86 (0.61 - 1.23) 0.37
 Health Officers 0.88 (0.23 - 3.31) 1.68 (1.04 - 2.67) 0.04*
 Nurses 1 1  
Specific training on RH services
 Yes 1.00 1.00  
 No 4.17 (2.60 - 6.71)* 5.27 (1.51 - 5. 89) 0.01*
Service time in years
< 10 1.00 1.00  
 10-20 2.49 (1.38 - 4.47)* 1.07 (1.10- 1.45) 0.08
> 20 3.35 (0.88 - 12.74) 0.77 (0.50 - 1.10) 0.28
Involvement in RH provision
 Yes 1.00 1.00  
 No 1.03 (0.72 - 2.36) 1.09 (0.79 - 1.47) 0.67
Family planning utilization status
 Yes 1.00 1.00  
 No 2.18 (1.38 - 3.44)* 1.77 (1.05 - 2.77) 0.03*