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Table 3 Predictors of frontline health workers’ productivity at primary healthcare level

From: Patterns of financial incentives in primary healthcare settings in Nigeria: implications for the productivity of frontline health workers

Characteristic Univariate analysis OR (95% CI) Multivariate analysis OR (95% CI)
Facility type 0.193 0181
 Health clinic Ref. Ref.
 Health post 0.4 (0.1–1.5) 0.5 (0.1–2.0)
 PHC 1.1 (0.4–3.1) 1.5 (0.5–4.6)
Sex 0.091 0.067
 Female Ref. Ref.
 Male 1.9 (0.9–4.5) 2.3 (0.9–5.7)
Age 0.735 0.957
 > 4 yrs Ref. Ref.
 30–3 yrs 1.1 (0.5–2.6) 1.2 (0.3–4.5)
 < 2 yrs 1.6 (0.5–5.4) 1.0 (0.4–2.7)
Education 0.581 0.959
 Post-sec school Ref. Ref.
 University degree and above 2.2 (0.1–36.1) 0.9 (0.1–18.3)
Satisfaction with incentive for MNCH work < 0.013 0.009
 Unsatisfactory incentive Ref. Ref.
 Satisfactory incentive 2.8 (1.3–6.3) 3.3 (1.3–8.23)