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Table 3 Factors associated towards patients perception to nursing care at Hiwot Fana Specialized University Hospital (HFSUH), Eastern Ethiopia, Feb 2017 (n = 281)

From: Patients expectation strongly associated with patients perception to nursing care: hospital based cross sectional study

Independent variables Frequency Level of perception p-value COR 95% CI p-value AOR 95% CI
Good Poor   
Sex
 Female 151 72 79 0.211 0.77 (0.513–1.158) 0.542 0.844 (0.489–1.456)
 Male 130 55 75 1   1  
Occupation
 Civil servant 19 9 10 0.269 1.853 (0.62–5.526) 0.373 1.685 (0.535–5.312)
 Student** 65 26 39 0.175 1.547 (0.60–3.974) 0.032** 1.196 (1.132–3.312)
 Farmer 84 44 40 0.130 2.011 (0.81–4.96) 0.237 1.788 (0.68–4.685)
 Merchant 52 22 30 0.234 1.788 (0.68–4.657) 0.368 1.586 (0.58–4.328)
 Causal labor 41 19 22 0.196 1.929 (0.713–5.21) 0.358 1.630 (0.57–4.62)
 Unemployed 20 7 13 1    
Ward admitted
 Medical** 86 31 55 0.001 0.357 (0.20–0.62) 0.009** 0.416 (0.21–0.80)
 Surgical 83 41 42 0.155 0.074 (0.39–1.16) 0.364 0.729 (0.37–1.44)
 Gynecology** 37 23 14 0.003 0.352 (0.17–0.702) 0.001** 0.268 (0.12–0.58)
 Obstetrics 75 41 34 1    
Patient expectation
 Good** 172 74 98 0.019 2.5 (1.146–5.378) 0.01** 13.146 (11.31–17.5)
 Poor 109 53 56 1    
Duration of stay in hospital (days)
 2–7 245 108 137 0.011 3.3 (1.89–6.43) 0.001** 1.21 (0.98–1.56)
 8–14 30 16 14 0.023 1.5 (1.25–2.24) 0.02** 3.4 (1.74–5.97)
 > 14 6 3 3 1    
  1. ** Variables having significance difference to patients perception towards nursing care