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Table 3 Multivariable linear regression model showing associated factors of triage skill among nurses working in the emergency department of Addis Ababa public hospitals, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Triage skill and associated factors among emergency nurses in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2017: a cross-sectional study

Variables entered into model Unstandardized coefficients Standardized coefficients p value 95% confidence interval for B
B Std. error Beta Lower bound Upper bound
Work experience in ED .13 .14 .11 .350 − .14 .40
Work experience in triage room .08 .19 .04 .703 − .32 .46
Training about triage .55 .19 .26 .006 .16 .94
Triage knowledge
Education level
BSc*(reference)
1.09 .35 .27 .002 1.41 1.77
MSc 3.98 4.68 .07 .396 − 5.28 13.25
Diploma − 19.96 5.18 − .26 .001 − 30.21 − 9.72
  1. Dependent variable = triage skill
  2. ED emergency department
  3. * Variables which are candidate for multiple linear regression (< .05) were included in the model. R2 = .54
  4. The italic value shows the significant values