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Table 5 Binomial logistic regression analysis of factors associated with good TB prevention and infection control practices

From: Factors associated with good TB infection control practices among primary healthcare workers in the Free State Province, South Africa

Variables n (%) Odds Ratio 95 % CI P value
 Age (mean and std deviation) 44.9 (10.783) 1.031 0.997–1.067 .078
 Attitudes (mean and std deviation) 58.45 (6.045) 1.090 1.016–1.169 .016
Training
 Received no training (ref) 39 (24.8) 1   
 Received training 118 (75.2) 0.572 0.232–1.411 .225
Job category
 CHW (ref) 24 (14.9) 1   
 Assistant/student nurse 50 (31.1) 0.341 0.102–1.141 .081
 Professional nurse 87 (54.0) 0.3725 0.107–1.291 .119
Location of PHC facility
 A 48 (29.8) 1   
 B 34 (21.1) 3.024 0.998–9.162 .050
 C 79 (49.1) 1.778 0.813–3.887 .150
Knowledge
 Poor (ref) 31 (19.3) 1   
 Average 72 (44.7) 1.867 0.822–4.242 .136
 Good 58 (36.0) 4.029 1.550–10.469 .004