Table 3: Bivariate and multivariate analysis of factors associated with stigma towards PLHA among nurses, working in Amhara Region Referral Hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013 ().

VariablesStigmaCrude ORAdjusted OR
YesNo(95% CI)(95% CI)

Age in years
 20–2469168.63 (3.94, 18.91)
 25–29136377.35 (3.75, 14.40)
 30–3426481.08 (0.52, 2.27)
 35 or more18361
Sex
 Male116750.72 (0.47, 1.10)
 Female133621
Monthly salary (ETB)
 1416 or below3983.53 (1.57, 7.94)
 1417–224994451.51 (0.96, 2.38)
 2250 or more116841
Qualification
 Diploma/certificated112234.05 (2.43, 6.77)3.63 (1.27, 10.33)
 Degree and above13711411
Experience
 07 months–05 Yrs174356.76 (4.23, 10.82)5.32 (2.01, 14.08)
 Greater than 05 Yrs7510211
Training
 Getting training789211
 Not getting training171454.48 (2.87, 7.00)3.94 (1.51, 10.27)
Giving health care service
 Yes1611021
 No88351.59 (1.00, 2.53)
HIV case load
 Low HIV caseload79155.59 (2.98, 10.48)4.64 (1.57, 13.70)
 High HIV caseload828711
Supply/equipment IS
 Yes1501061
 No99312.26 (1.41, 3.63)
Policy to protect HIV/AIDS patients
 Yes119791
 No130581.49 (0.98, 2.27)
Implementation of policy
 Yes70561
 No49231.70 (0.93, 3.13)
Guidelines/protocols IS
 Yes12511011
 No124274.04 (2.48, 6.59)4.19 (1.31, 13.41)

OR: odd ratio, ETB: Ethiopian Birr, and IS: institutional support.