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Table 5 Factors associated with adequate computer utilization 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 Utilization   AOR (95% CI)
  Adequate Inadequate COR (95% CI)  
Sex     
Male 26 88 3.201(1.53, 6.68) 3.06(1.13, 8.27)*
Female 12 130 1.00 1.00
Age     
≤ 25 5 50 0.54(0.19, 1.52) 2.30(0.69, 7.70)
26 – 29 13 60 1.17(0.54, 2.52) 2.81(0.99, 7.97)
≥ 30 20 108 1.00 1.00
Monthly income     
Low 4 159 0.05(0.02, 0.17) 0.18(0.05, 0.71)*
High 34 59 1.00 1.00
Job satisfaction     
very satisfied 8 34 2.80(0.94, 8.30) 1.98(0.59, 6.67)
Satisfied 23 101 2.70(1.10, 6.61) 3.41(1.08, 10.76)*
Unsatisfied 7 83 1.00 1.00
Field of study     
MD & HO 20 16 4.46(1.54, 12.95) 1.59(0.28, 9.02)
Nurses 5 130 0.137(0.40, 0.47) 0.18(0.42, 0.80)*
laboratory & pharmacy 6 47 0.46(0.14, 1.50) 0.89(0.23, 3.40)
Others 7 25 1.00 1.00
Level of education     
Above BSc 17 11 15.23(6.31, 36.78) 0.93(0.18, 4.96)
BSc and below 21 207 1.00 1.00
owned computer     
Owned 25 38 9.11(4.28, 19.40) 7.19(2.59, 19.99)*
not 13 180 1.00 1.00
  1. MD Medical doctor; HO Health officer, & others include environmental health, dentistry, physiotherapy & radiography.
  2. * Indicates significant at p-value <0.05.