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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 7

Factors associated with attitude towards partograph, East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2015 ().

Variables Attitude towards partographCrude odds ratio (95% C.I)Adjusted odds ratio (95% C.I)
UnfavorableFavorable
(%) (%)

Health facilities
 Health center119 (48.37)127 (51.63)1.001.00
 Hospital4 (14.81)23 (85.19)5.39 5.04
Regular working department
 Outpatient department31 (63.27)18 (36.73)1.001.00
 Delivery ward53 (37.59)88 (62.41)2.86 2.26
 Antenatal care23 (48.94)24 (51.06)1.80 (0.80–4.06)1.97 (0.82–4.72)
 Family planning16 (44.44)20 (55.56)2.15 (0.90–5.18)2.53 (0.99–6.43)
Obstetric training
 No96 (52.75)86 (47.25)1.001.00
 Yes 27 (29.67)64 (70.33)2.65 1.32 (0.59–2.94)
Learnt partograph
 No53 (65.43)28 (34.57)1.001.00
 Yes 70 (35.46)122 (63.54)3.30 2.13
Partograph training
 No 105 (53.85)90 (46.15)1.001.00
 Yes 18 (23.08)60 (76.92)3.89 3.37
Profession
 Nurse 80 (51.6)75 (48.4)1.001.00
 Midwifes 27 (36.5)47 (63.5)1.85 0.58 (0.27–1.27)
 Public health officer 15 (40.5)22 (59.5)1.56 (0.75–3.24)1.62 (0.74–3.53)
 Others 1 (14.3)6 (85.7)6.40 (0.75–54.41)0.62 (0.04–8.11)
Clinical service years
 ≤3 years 54 (40.9%)78 (59.1%)1
 4–6 years 44 (50.6%)43 (49.4%)0.68 (0.39–1.17)
 ≥7 years 25 (46.3%)
29 (53.7%)0.80 (0.42–1.52)

Significant at value < 0.05, value < 0.01, and value < 0.001.

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