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Research Article

Knowledge and Attitude of Obstetric Care Providers on Partograph and Its Associated Factors in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 6

Factors associated with knowledge of partograph, East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2015 ().

VariablesPartograph knowledgeCrude odds ratio (95% C.I)Adjusted odds ratio (95% C.I)
Poor Good
(%) (%)

Age in years
 ≤24 39 (54.93)32 (45.07)1.001.00
 25–29 45 (35.16)83 (64.84)2.25 2.47
 ≥30 36 (48.65)38 (51.35)1.29 (0.67–2.47)1.76 (0.86–3.59)
Regular working department
 Outpatient department29 (59.18)20 (40.82)1.001.00
 Delivery ward63 (44.68)78 (55.32)1.80 (0.93–3.47)1.74 (0.87–3.52)
 Antenatal care13 (27.66)34 (72.34)3.79 4.94
 Family planning15 (41.67)21 (58.33)2.03 (0.85–4.86)2.61
Obstetric training
 No88 (48.35)94 (51.65)1.001.00
 Yes 32 (35.16)59 (64.84)1.73 0.98 (0.45–2.15)
Partograph training
 No98 (50.26)97 (49.74)1.001.00
 Yes 22 (28.21)56 (71.79)2.57 2.25
Learnt partograph
 No 48 (59.26)33 (40.74)1.001.00
 Yes 72 (37.50)120 (62.50)2.42 2.14
Profession
 Nurse 70 (45.2)85 (54.8)1.00
 Midwifes 32 (43.2)42 (56.8)1.08 (0.61–1.88)
 Public Health Officer 15 (40.5)22 (59.5)1.20 (0.58–2.50)
 Others 3 (42.9)4 (57.1)1.09 (0.23–5.07)
Clinical service years
 ≤3 years 55 (41.7%)77 (58.3%)1
 4–6 years 35 (40.2%)52 (59.8%)1.06 (0.61–1.84)
 ≥7 years 30 (55.6%)
24 (44.4%)0.57 (0.30–1.08)

Significant at value < 0.05 and value < 0.01. Others: medical doctor and masters of emergency and emergency obstetrics.

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