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Table 3 Factors associated with knowledge score of ≥8 (final multivariate model) (N = 261)

From: A health worker knowledge, attitudes and practices survey of SARS-CoV-2 infection prevention and control in South Africa

Characteristic Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval p-value
Age
 18–39 years 1.00   
 ≥40 years 0.37 0.18–0.75 0.006
Occupation
 Cleaner 1.00   
 Clerk 0.97 0.21–4.55 0.968
 Medical doctor 16.43 4.43–61.0 < 0.001
 Nurse 6.42 1.77–23.27 0.005
 Porter 1.77 0.39–7.97 0.457
 Security 0.36 0.06–2.25 0.273
 Other 3.53 0.81–15.31 0.093
Type of facility where employed
 Community health centre 1.00   
 District hospital 1.17 0.27–5.17 0.834
 Regional hospital 1.03 0.20–5.11 0.970
 Tertiary hospital 6.01 1.19–30.48 0.030
 Central hospital 5.44 0.50–59.56 0.165
 Specialised psychiatric hospital 2.23 0.35–14.08 0.395