Emergency Medicine International / 2019 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Assessment of Knowledge and Practices of Standard Precaution against Blood Borne Pathogens among Doctors and Nurses at Adult Emergency Room in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Table 4

Factors associated with knowledge level of the study subject in selected hospitals from February to March 2018.

Variables ResponseKnowledge levelP value
PoorGood
N%N%

TrainingNo817.43882.60.105
Yes67.87192.2

ProfessionDoctor26.23093.80.862
Nurse1213.27986.8

Infection control officerNo920.53579.50.018
Yes56.37493.7

Infection control guideline
in emergency room
No919.13880.90.033
Yes56.67193.4

Wearing gloves during invasive procedureNo0021000.609
Yes1416.610788.4

Discarded, used material as per standard precaution guidelineNo25.33694.70.153
Yes1214.17385.9

Reused needle or syringeNo8981910.176
Yes617.62882.4

Wash hands before touching the patientsNo1117.25382.80.035
Yes35.15694.9

Wearing personal protective equipment’s before touching the patientsNo716.33683.70.21
Yes78.87391.3

Have you ever had NSINo89.57690.50.34
Yes615.43384.6

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