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Table 2 Multiple logistic regression analysis results for the association between the practice of breast self-examination and independent variables among female healthcare workers, West Shoa Zone Hospitals, Oromia region, Western Ethiopia, 2019

From: Breast self-examination practice and associated factors among female healthcare workers in West Shoa Zone, Western Ethiopia 2019: a cross-sectional study

Variables BSE practice COR with 95% CI COR with 95% CI P-value
Good Poor
Educational level
 Diploma 23 48 0.01 (0.002, 0.103) 0.03 (0.004, 0.260) 0.001*
 Degree 118 114 0.03 (0.004, 0.213) 0.08 (0.008, 0.490) 0.008*
 Masters 36 1 Ref Ref  
Work experience
 < 5 100 74 1.60 (1.02, 2.39) 0.90 (0.56, 1.65) 0.8
 ≥ 5 77 89 Ref Ref  
Ward unit
 Inpatient service 133 107 1.60 (0.98, 2.53) 1.13 (0.64, 1.98) 0.7
 Outpatient service 44 56 Ref Ref  
Do you taught BSE to the client?
 Yes 19 60 0.25 (0.16, 0.39) 0.40 (0.23, 0.75) 0.004*
 No 97 47 Ref Ref  
Do you know people with Breast cancer
 Yes 118 80 Ref Ref  
 No 59 83 0.50 (0.3, 0.75) 0.90 (0.45, 1.57) 0.6
Knowledge about BSE
 Good 110 26 13.20 (7.09, 24.56) 6.70 (3.24, 14.04) < 0.001*
 Average 42 59 2.20 (1.22, 4.04) 1.80 (0.96, 3.39) 0.067
 Poor 25 78 Ref Ref  
Attitudes towards BSE
 Favorable 112 90 0.70 (0.46, 1.105) 0.60 (0.53, 0.9) 0.047*
 Unfavorable 65 73 Ref   
  1. AOR adjusted odd ratio, COR crude odds ratio
  2. * Significantly associated