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Table 5 Factors associated with food hygienic practice among food handlers working in restaurants of Bahir Dar Town, northwest, Ethiopia

From: Socio-demographic factors and availability of piped fountains affect food hygiene practice of food handlers in Bahir Dar Town, northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Food hygienic practice Crude odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
Good poor
Educational status
 No formal education 24 58 1 1
 Formal education 258 77 8.1 (4.72, 13.88) 6.4 (3.5, 11.5)
Work responsibility
 Cooker 108 66 1 1
 Waiter 174 69 1.5 (1.1, 2.3) 1.3 (0.8, 2.2)
Work experience (years)
 < 2 172 118 1 1
 ≥ 2 110 17 4.4 (2.5, 7.8) 3.4 (1.8, 6.4)
Training
 Yes 66 5 7.9 (3.1, 20.2) 4.7 (1.7, 12.8)
 No 216 130 1 1
Type of hand washing
 Piped fountains 208 88 2.3 (1.4, 3.9) 2.1 (1.1, 3.8)
 Metal welded 11 37 0.3 (0.3, 1.4) 0.6 (0.3, 1.4)
 Jug or discarded object 37 36 1 1