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Table 3 factors associated with adequate knowledge of computer among health workers at Addis Ababa administrative hospitals Ethiopia, June 2010

From: Knowledge and utilization of computer among health workers in Addis Ababa hospitals, Ethiopia: computer literacy in the health sector

Predictor variable Knowledge COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
  Adequate Inadequate   
Sex     
Male 49 26 2.02(1.02, 3.81) 1.51(0.66, 3.43)
Female 42 45 1.00 1.00
Age     
≤ 25 27 11 3.66(1.59, 8.35) 2.30(0.69, 7.70)
26 – 29 31 11 4.19(1.85, 9.48) 2.81(0.99, 7.97)
≥ 30 33 49 1.00 1.00
Marital status     
Never married 50 18 3.59(1.83, 7.06) 3.05(1.11, 8.39)*
Ever married 41 53 1.00 1.00
Monthly income     
Low 50 18 0.11(0.05, 0.22) 0.26(0.11, 0.65)*
High 41 53 1.00 1.00
Job satisfaction     
Very satisfied 17 7 2.80(1.01, 7.81) 1.98(0.59, 6.67)
Satisfied 48 34 1.63(0.82, 3.23) 2.67(1.12, 6.37)*
Unsatisfied 26 30 1.00 1.00
Field of study     
MD & HO 22 2 5.92(1.07, 32.90) 3.24(0.20, 51.41)
Nurses 30 50 0.32(0.12, 0.90) 0.52(0.15, 1.80)
Laboratory & pharmacy 26 12 1.17(0.37, 3.67) 0.89(0.23, 3.40)
Others 13 7 1.00 1.00
Education     
Greater than degree 20 2 9.72(2.19, 43.16) 0.75(0.05, 11.19)
Degree and diploma 71 69 1.00 1.00
Computer training     
Trained 56 22 3.56(1.85, 6.87) 2.81(1.22, 6.43)*
Not 35 49 1.00 1.00
Owned computer     
Owned 41 6 8.88(3.50, 22.58) 6.35(2.00, 20.18)*
Not 50 65 1.00 1.00
  1. MD Medical doctor, HO Health officer and others refers to environmental health, dentistry, radiography and physiotherapy.
  2. * Indicates significant at p <0.05.