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Table 3 Factors associated with the lead apron wearing rate

From: Relating factors to wearing personal radiation protectors among healthcare professionals

  Adjusted ORa (95 % CI)
Radiologic technologist
 Duration of employment (years) 1.009 (0.986–1.033)
 Exposure frequency score 1.150 (1.125–1.176)
 Hospital type  
  General hospital 1.000
  Hospital 0.956 (0.772–1.183)
  Clinic 0.378 (0.314–0.455)
  Dental hospital/clinic 0.045 (0.018–0.113)
  Public health center 0.103 (0.077–0.137)
Doctor
 Duration of employment (years) 1.062 (1.016–1.110)
 Exposure frequency score 1.507 (1.158–1.961)
 Hospital typeb  
  General hospital 1.000
  Hospital 1.364 (0.317–5.875)
  Clinic 0.681 (0.254–1.826)
Dentist/dental hygienist
 Duration of employment (years) 0.978 (0.970–1.018)
 Exposure frequency score 0.938 (0.888–0.991)
 Hospital typec  
  Dental hospital/clinic 1.000
  Public health center 3.144 (1.808–5.469)
Nurse/nursing assistant
 Duration of employment (years) 0.949 (0.899–1.003)
 Exposure frequency score 1.275 (1.162–1.400)
 Hospital typed  
  General hospital 1.000
  Hospital 0.396 (0.168–0.933)
  Clinic/Dental hospital, dental clinic/Public health center 0.178 (0.053–0.599)
  1. aAdjusted for age, sex, duration of employment, exposure frequency score and hospital type
  2. bSubjects of dental hospital/clinic and Public health center is absent
  3. cSubjects of general hospital, hospital and clinic is absent
  4. dSubjects excepting general hospital and hospital are few