Emergency Medicine International / 2019 / Article / Tab 5

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 5

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

Variables ResponsePractice levelP value
PoorGood
N%N%

TrainingNo3678.31021.7<0.05
Yes2633.84455.7

ProfessionDoctor2578.1721.9<0.05
Nurse2426.46773.6

Infection control officerNo2761.41738.60.07
Yes3544.34455.7

Infection control guideline
in emergency room
No3268.11531.90.002
Yes3039.54660.5

Wearing gloves during invasive procedureNo1501500.991
Yes6150.46049.6

Discarded used material as per standard precaution guidelineNo2771.11128.90.002
Yes3541.25058.8

Reused needle or syringeNo3539.35460.7<0.05
Yes2779.4720.6

Wash hands before touching the patientsNo4265.62234.4<0.05
Yes2033.93966.1

Wearing personal protective equipment’s before touching the patientsNo3683.7716.3<0.05
Yes2632.55467.5

Have you ever had NSINo3642.94857.1<0.05
Yes2666.71333.3

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