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Self-Medication among Medical and Nonmedical Students at the University of Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 3

Factors associated with self-medication practice.

VariablesSelf-medicationOdds ratio (95% confidence interval) value
YesNoCrudeAdjusted

Sex
Male158781.287 (0.857, 1.935)1.102 (0.637, 1.909)0.728
Female107681.001.00

Faculty8
Medical120810.664 (0.442, 0.997)0.375 (0.155, 0.907)0.030
Nonmedical145651.001.00

Year of study
First year31131.001.00
Second year78510.641 (0.307, 1.314)0.835 (0.345, 2.020)0.689
Third year106670.663 (0.324, 1.358)1.028 (0.393, 2.686)0.956 0
Fourth year22110.839 (0.318, 2.215)2.120 (0.665, 6.766)0.204
Fifth year2842.935 (0.857, 10.060)5.524 (1.436, 21.244)0.013

Notes: values characterize the corresponding adjusted odds ratios. Bold values indicate significant predictors at 95% confidence level. Significant value ().

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