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Table 2 Unadjusted and Adjusted analysis of Independent variables to vaccination status

From: Hepatitis B vaccination coverage and the determinants of vaccination among health care workers in selected health facilities in Lusaka district, Zambia: an exploratory study

Independent variable Unadjusted Odds ratio (CI) P-value Adjusted Odds ratio (CI) P-value
Age 1.03 (1.00–1.1) 0.28 1.05 (1.0–1.1) 0.01*
Sex
 Male 1.00   1.00  
 Female 0.8(0.4–1.4) 0.50 0.9 (0.5–1.6) 0.60
Profession
 Nurse 1.00   1.00  
 Lab personnel 2.6 (1.3–5.4) 0.009 4.1 (1.6–10.2) 0.002
 Doctor 1.4 (0.6–3.01) 0.396 1.6 (0.6–4.0) 0.328
 General worker 0.3 (0.1–1.1) 0.072 0.2(0.03–1.5) 0.115
Work Experience 1.02 (0.9–1.1) 0.93 0.9 (0.9–1.03) 0.252
Sharps injuries/year 1.6(1.2–2.1) 0.004 1.5 (1.1–2.0) 0.020
Knowledge of hepatitis B
 Poor 1.00   1.00  
 Fair 1.5 (0.4–6.1) 0.580 0.6 (0.07–4.6) 0.613
 Good 2.0 (0.7–5.8) 0.188 0.4 (0.06–3.3) 0.44
 Excellent 2.3 (0.9–6.3) 0.097 0.03 (0.04–2.2) 0.233
Sector
 Public 1.00   1.00  
 Private 1.02 (0.5–2.1) 0.07 1.6(0.5–2.7) 0.723
Facility Level
 Level I 1.00   1.00  
 Level II 0.1(0.01–1.1) 0.06 0.7 (0.07–0.6) 0.019
 Level III 1.5(0.8–2.6) 0.17 1.8 (0.8–4.0) 0.122
Training in infection
 No 1.00   1.00  
 Yes 2.2 (1.2–4.0) 0.01 1.9 (0.9–3.8) 0.071
  1. *Variables chosen to be statistically significant when p < 0.05