Advances in Nursing / 2015 / Article / Tab 8

Research Article

Assessment of Nurses’ Knowledge, Attitude, and Perceived Barriers to Expressed Pressure Ulcer Prevention Practice in Addis Ababa Government Hospitals, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2015

Table 8

Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with expressed pressure ulcer prevention practice in Addis Ababa government hospitals, 2015.

Variables Expressed pressure ulcer prevention practice
ResponsePoorGoodCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI) value
(overall)

Overall knowledgeInadequate knowledge52 (81.3%)24 (18.2%)0.51 (0.024, 0.111)0.29 (0.010, 0.085)0.001
Adequate Knowledge12 (18.8%)108 (81.8%)1.001.00

Overall attitudeUnfavorable attitude27 (42.2%)35 (26.5%)1.001.000.508
Favorable attitude37 (57.8%)97 (73.5%)2.022 (1.078, 3.793)1.387 (0.526, 3.652)

Disproportionate nurse to patient ratioYes50 (78.1%)83 (62.9%)0.474 (0.238, 0.945)0.294 (0.093, 0.927)0.037
No14 (22%)49 (37.1%)1.001.00

Lack of policies and guidelinesYes46 (71.9%)52 (39.4%)0.254 (0.133, 0.486)0.213 (0.076, 0.596)0.003
No18 (28.1%)80 (60.6%)1.001.00

Lack of evidence supported by researchYes35 (54.7%)50 (37.9%)0.505 (0.276, 0.925)1.629 (0.541, 4.901)0.385
No29 (45.3%)82 (62.1%)1.001.00

Lack of job satisfactionYes55 (85.9%)71 (53.8%)0.190 (0.087, 0.417)0.111 (0.037, 0.334)0.001
No9 (14.1%)61 (46.2%)1.001.00

Lack of PU related knowledgeYes33 (51.6%)48 (36.4%)0.537 (0.293, 0.983)0.699 (0.253, 1.932)0.490
No31 (48.4%)84 (63.6%)1.001.00

1.00 = reference; value < 0.05 (significant) at 95% confidence interval.