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Research Article

Perceived Clinical Competence among Undergraduate Nursing Students in the University of Gondar and Bahir Dar University, Northwest Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Institution Based Study

Table 2

Bivariate and multivariate logistic regressions analysis of factors associated with clinical competence, at The University of Gondar and Bahir Dar University, Amhara regional states, Ethiopia, 2015 ().

Variables Clinical competenceOR with 95% CI value
High Low Crude Adjusted

Religion<0.001
Orthodox 86 (51.2)82 (48.8)11
Muslim 24 (54.5)20 (45.5)1.14 (0.588, 2.227)
Protestant 4 (18.2)18 (81.8)0.21 (0.069, 0.653)

Do you have a job other than learning?
Yes12 (66.7)6 (33.3)11
No 102 (47.2)114 (52.8)0.45 (0.809, 6.173)

Social support0.039
Low social support10 (33.3)20 (66.7)1 1
Moderate social support36 (47.4)40 (52.6)1.8 (1.264, 6.682)5.87 (1.346, 9.586)
High social support 68 (53.1)60 (46.9)2.27 (1.714, 4.118) 6.27 (1.741, 7.608)

University 0.009
University of Gondar56 (40.6)82 (59.4)11
Bahardar University 58 (60.4)38 (39.6)2.23 (0.263, 0.761)3.20 (1.331, 7.694)

Year of study<0.001
Third year28 (28)72 (72)11
Fourth year 86 (64.2)48 (35.8)4.61 (2.628, 8.077)1.89 (4.760, 18.510)

Attended all theoretical classes0.002
Yes110 (50.5)108 (49.5)11
No 4 (25)12 (75)0.33 (0.102, 1.046)0.83 (0.017, 0.412)

Attended all the skill lab (demonstration) class
Yes86 (45.7)102 (54.3)11
No 28 (60.9)18 (39.1)1.84 (0.281, 1.047)

Attended all clinical (ward) practice0.002
Yes104 (48.1)112 (51.9)11
No 10 (55.6)8 (44.4)1.35 (0.282, 1.954)

Perceived clinical environment0.037
Not recommend2 (9.1)20 (90.9)11
Poor 38 (39.6)58 (60.4)6.55 (1.447, 19.658)5.65 (1.837, 13.453)
Fair 32 (55.2)26 (44.8)12.31 (2.631, 24.578)7.31 (2.790, 15.356)
Good 42 (72.4)16 (27.6)26.25 (4.497, 23.350)9.31 (3.260, 19.967)

Statistically significant at .