Table 5: Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with NSI in Awi zone, 2016.

Needle stick and sharp injury (NSI)
Variable ResponseYesNo value

Sex Male27 (75%)79 (50.3%)2.9 (1.3, 6.7)10 (1.5, 16)0.014
Female9 (25%)78 (49.7%)11
ProfessionNursing11 (30.6%)65 (41.4%)5.9 (1.6, 21.6)0.75 (0.09, 5.8)0.79
Public health6 (16.7%)26 (16.6%)4.3 (1.1, 18.2)0.43 (0.06, 2.9)0.39
Midwifery9 (25%)40 (25.5%)4.4 (1.2, 17.1)0.24 (0.01, 3.6)0.30
Laboratory4 (11.1%)20 (12.7%)5 (1.0, 23.7)0.17 (0.01, 1.5)0.12
Physician6 (16.7%)6 (3.8%)11
Information accessYes32 (88.9%)153 (97.5%)0.20 (0.5, 0.8)0.25 (0.01, 5.4)0.37
No4 (11.1%)4 (2.5%)11
Use universal precautionYes18 (50%)154 (98.1%)0.01 (0.005, 0.073)0.01 (0.002, 0.1)0.001
No18 (50%)3 (1.9%)11
Recap of needleYes22 (61.1%)27 (17.2%)7.5 (3.4, 16.6)21.3 (4.4, 23)0.001
No14 (38.9%)130 (82.8%)11
Perceived skillYes6 (16.7%)59 (37.6%)0.33 (0.1, 0.8)0.04 (0.003, 0.57)0.017
No30 (83.3%)98 (62.4%)11
Job related stressYes11 (30.6%)13 (8.3%)4.8 (1.9, 12)7.3 (1.6, 33.2)0.010
No25 (69.4%)144 (91.7%)11

: crude odds ratio; : adjusted odds ratio; CI: confidence interval.