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Table 2 Factors associated with sickness absenteeism in Bishoftu town, Ethiopia, 2018 (N = 444)

From: Sickness-related absenteeism and risk factors associated among flower farm industry workers in Bishoftu town, Southeast Ethiopia, 2018: a cross-sectional study

Variables Sickness
absenteeism
COR
(95% CI)
AOR
(95% CI)
P-value
Yes No
Sex
 Female 155 92 2.13 (1.45, 3.12) 2.63 (1.723, 4.036) 0.0001**
 Male 87 110 1 1  
Age group
 ≤ 18 years 39 32 1 1  
 19–29 years 153 144 0.87 (0.518, 1.466) 0.79 (0.449, 1.406) 0.430
 ≥ 30 years 50 26 1.57 (0.811, 3.070) 1.22 (0.557, 2.695) 0.613
Marital status
 Single 128 121 1.0 1.0  
 Married 101 72 1.32 (0.897, 1.961) 1.17 (0.730, 1.902) 0.503
 Divorced/widowed/separated 13 9 1.36 (0.563, 3.310) 1.31 (0.497, 3.485) 0.581
Educational status
 Cannot read and write 55 31 1.92 (1.130, 3.280) 1.48 (0.800, 2.755) 0.210
 Primary education (1–8 grades) 105 82 1.39 (0.916, 2.108) 1.19 (0.743, 1.918) 0.464
 Secondary and above education 82 89 1.0 1.0  
Monthly salary (in ETB Birr)
 ≤ 700 9 2 3.80 (0.743, 19.51) 3.10 (0.515, 18.667) 0.217
 701–1500 207 178 0.98 (0.539, 1.797) 0.69 (0.348, 1.394) 0.307
 > 1500 26 22 1.0 1.0  
Work experience
 ≥ 5 years 50 27 1.68 (1.013, 2.813) 1.02 (0.528, 2.001) 0.935
 < 5 years 192 175 1 1  
Job satisfaction
 Satisfied 94 105 1.0 1.0  
 Dissatisfied 148 97 1.70 (1.168, 2.488) 1.60 (1.047, 2.462) 0.003*
Work stress
 Not stressed 87 96 1.0 1.0  
 Stressed 155 106 1.61 (1.102, 2.362) 1.46 (0.958, 2.237) 0.078
Periodic medical check up
 No 214 169 0.67 (0.390, 1.153) 0.65 (0.350, 1.221) 0.182
 Yes 28 33 1.0 1.0  
Sickness presenteeism
 No 132 157 1.0 1.0  
 Yes 110 45 2.90 (1.916, 4.412) 3.15 (2.026, 4.904) 0.0001**
Attendance incentive
 No 174 157 1.0 1.0  
 Yes 68 45 1.36 (0.883, 2.105) 1.550 (0.963, 2.494) 0.071
Drinking alcohol
 No 163 151 1.0 1.0  
 Yes 79 51 1.43 (0.947, 2.175) 1.64 (1.032, 2.621) 0.002*
  1. AOR Adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, COR crudes odds ratio, ETB Ethiopian Birr; N umber
  2. *p-value < 0.05; **p-value < 0.001
  3. p-value = 0.971 for Hosmer and Lemeshow test of model fitness