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Table 5 Knowledge and practice improvement in multi-level multivariate regression analysis

From: Improved knowledge and reported practice regarding sexually transmitted infections among healthcare providers in rural Vietnam: a cluster randomised controlled educational intervention

  Knowledge improvement Practice improvement
Regression coefficient * p-value Regression coefficient * p-value
Participation in the STI intervention     
No 0 Reference 0 Reference
Yes 2.97 0.008 0.33 0.688
Age (years)     
<35 0.35 0.795 2.00 0.075
35-50 2.81 0.028 2.15 0.042
>50 0 Reference 0 Reference
Professional education     
Lower training (6–12 months) 0 Reference 0 Reference
Intermediate training (2–3 yrs) 4.43 0.006 3.33 0.014
University/Postgraduate 1.72 0.424 2.26 0.207
Occupation     
MD/AMDa 0 Reference 0 Reference
Nurse/midwife 1.60 0.263 −0.36 0.756
Pharmacist 5.53 0.001 −0.73 0.580
Working places     
Commune health centrer 0 Reference 0 Reference
Village level 7.91 0.000 1.65 0.299
Private clinic 2.22 0.347 0.96 0.620
Pharmacy/drugstore 0.73 0.671 3.22 0.024
Constant 0.78 0.718 −0.99 0.573
  1. *Regression coefficients were adjusted for intra-cluster correlations.
  2. aMD: Medical doctor; AMD: assistant medical doctor.