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Table 3 Factors associated with students’ attitude towards community-based education among students of College of Health Sciences and Medicine, Dilla University, South Ethiopia, July 2017

From: Assessment of students’ attitude and level of community involvement in community-based education at training sites in Gedeo zone, South Ethiopia

No Variables Attitude COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Not favorable n = 51 (27.7%) Favorable, n = 133 (72%)
1. Age category
 22 and below 18 57 1 1
 23 and above 33 76 0.73 (0.37, 1.42) 1.77 (0.53, 5.95)
2. Sex
 Male 31 78 1 1
 Female 20 55 1.09 (0.56, 2.11) 7.64 (1.80, 32.50)
3. Department
 Health officer 20 81 1 1
 Midwifery 7 13 0.46 (0.16, 1.30) 5.18 (0.94, 28.60)
 Psychiatry 17 5 0.07 (0.02, 0.22) 0.46 (0.07, 3.11)
 Medicine 7 34 1.20 (0.46, 3.10) 2.15 (0.44, 10.50)
4. Section
 Regular 47 98 1 1
 Extension 4 35 4.20 (1.41, 12.50) 0.32 (0.07, 1.55)
5. Participation during group work
 Low 11 2 0.05 (0.01, 0.22) 0.07 (0.01, 0.95)
 Fair 23 59 0.63 (0.31, 1.29) 0.23 (0.07, 0.79)
 High 17 69 1 1
6. Joined the department by choice
 Yes 33 113 1 1
 No 18 20 0.32 (0.15, 0.68) 2.67 (0.51, 14.26)
7. Satisfaction with the joined department
 Not satisfied 7 15 0.48 (0.17, 1.31) 0.31 (0.08, 1.23)
 Neutral 22 18 0.18 (0.08, 0.39) 0.27 (0.06, 1.30)
 Satisfied 22 99 1 1
8. Socially conscious attitude
 Low 37 16 0.04 (0.02, 0.11) 0.02 (0.01, 0.08)
 Average 6 30 0.49 (0.16, 1.54) 0.96 (0.26, 3.62)
 High 8 81 1 1