Table 4

Factors related to appropriate knowledge on cervical cancer disease and cervical cancer prevention among midwives in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivore: final multivariate analysis
Knowledge on cervical cancer disease Knowledge on cervical cancer prevention
N = 592 Adjusted OR [(95%) CI] P N = 592 Adjusted OR [(95%) CI] P
Attending courses at SoM(ref number N = 232)
   Yes 360 1.56 [1.06 - 2.29] 0.02 360 1.52 [1.04 - 2.24] 0.03
Attending conferences**(ref number N = 482)
   Yes 110 1.69 [1.07 - 2.66] 0.02
Professional experience (years)
   <1 171 - - - 171 - - -
   1-10 179 1.37 [0.86 - 2.16] 0.18 179 1.26 [0.79 – 2.04] 0.32
   11-20 121 5.00 [2.88 - 8.70] 0.01 121 2.23 [1.33 – 3.73] 0.01
   >20 121 2.64 [1.57 - 4.44] 0.01 121 1.32 [0.78 – 2.21] 0.28
Attending training session(ref number N =556)
   Yes 36 3.40 [1.36 - 8.52] 0.01 36 4.44 [1.83 - 10.77] 0.00

OR: Odds Ratio adjusted for “Attending courses at SoM”, “Attending conferences”, “Professional experience”, “Attending training session”. CI: Confidence Interval 95% SoM: School of Midwifery UH: University Hospital; GH: General Hospital; PHC: Primary Health Center.

Attending conferences**: variable not considered in the final model of knowledge of cervical cancer disease because in univariate analysis its P Value was not significant (p = 0.96).

Tchounga et al.

Tchounga et al. BMC Health Services Research 2014 14:165   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-165

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