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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of independent predictors of good compliance with PPE, hand hygiene, and IPC measures among nurses at Alexandria Main University Hospital, 2021 (n=354)

From: Nurses’ perception and compliance with personal protective equipment and hand hygiene during the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic

Independent predictors Coefficient Adjusted ORa 95% CI P value
Woman gender 1.371 3.938 (0.72, 21.5) 0.114
Higher educational level 0.166 1.181 (0.45, 3.04) 0.731
History of COVID-19 disease -0.030 0.970 (0.46, 2.03) 0.937
Colleague or relative had COVID-19 disease -0.890 0.411 (0.02, 7.19) 0.542
Working at surgical and emergency departments 0.101 1.107 (0.54, 2.26) 0.781
Working > 8 h per day 0.519 1.680 (0.55, 5.04) 0.355
Shift work 0.267 1.306 (0.47, 3.59) 0.605
Receiving training on PPE usage & hand hygiene 0.048 1.050 (0.38, 2.88) 0.925
Age -0.003 0.997 (0.94, 1.09) 0.889
Knowledge 1.262 3.532 (2.40, 5.19) <0.001***
Perception 0.229 1.257 (1.13, 1.39) <0.001***
  1. Model X2 =82.48 (p<0.001); Nagelkerke’s R2=0.368; Cox & Snell R2= 0.222; Hosmer & Lemeshow X2=6.96 (p=0.541)
  2. Abbreviations: PPE Personal protective equipment, IPC Infection prevention and control, OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval. ***p<0.001
  3. aOR adjusted for all variables in the above table