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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with essential newborn care practice among health care providers in North shoa zone, Northeast Ethiopia, 2019 (N=256)

From: Essential newborn care practice and associated factors among health care providers in Northeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Practice COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Good (%) Poor (%)
Monthly income (ETB)
 <3105 35(77.8) 10(22.2) 1 1
 3105-3825 47(73.4) 17(26.6) 0.79 (0.32-4.93) 1.28(0.46-3.62)
 3826-4545 33(62.3) 20(37.7) 0.47(0.19-1.16) 1.03(0.33-3.27)
 >4546 74 (78.7) 20(21.3) 1.06(0.49-2.95) 2.15(0.65-7.12)
Work experience (years)
 <5 112(77.2) 33(22.8) 1 1
 6-10 50(70.4) 21(29.6) 0.70(0.37-1.33) 0.72(0.30-1.71)
 11-15 21(84.0) 4(16.0) 1.55(0.49-4.83) 1.75(0.23-13.28)
 >15 6(40.0) 9(60.0) 0.19(0.65-0.59) * 1.44(0.08-25.57)
Interest to work in labor room
 No 72(64.3) 40(35.7) 1 1
 Yes 117(81.3) 27(18.7) 2.41(1.36-4.26) * 1.97(1.00-3.88) *
Health facility
 Referral hospital 17(80.9) 4(19.1) 1 1
 District hospital 51(91.1) 5(8.9) 2.40(0.58-9.98) 2.86(0.58-14.23)
 Health center 121(67.6) 58(32.4) 0.49(0.16-1.53) 1.03(0.28-13.80)
Presence of supervision
 Absent 65(65.0) 35(35.0) 1 1
 Present 124(79.5) 32(20.5) 2.09(1.26-3.90) * 2.09(1.07-4.11) *
Availability of Vitamin K
 No 3(27.3) 8(72.7) 1 1
 Yes 186(75.9) 59(24.1) 8.41(1.16-32.72) * 4.81(1.07-9.64) *
Age of health care providers (years)
 <25 38(82.6) 8(17.4) 1 1
 25-29 84(68.3) 39(31.7) 0.45(0.19-1.06) 0.59(0.23-1.60)
 30-34 46(88.5) 6(11.5) 1.61(0.52-5.06) 1.56(0.38-6.39)
 ≥35 21(60.0) 14(40.0) 0.32(0.02-0.58) * 0.06(0.04-1.07)
Training on ENBC
 No 131(71.6) 52(28.4) 1  
 Yes 58(79.5) 15(20.5) 1.53(1.03-4.55) * 1.52(0.65-3.54)
  1. Note (N=sample size; * p-value <0.05; Abbreviation: AOR Adjusted odd ratio, COR Crude odd ratio, D District, ETB Ethiopian birr