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Table 5 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression of growth monitoring practice at public health facilities of North Gondar zone, northwest Ethiopia,2017 (n = 500)

From: Prevalence of growth monitoring practice and its associated factors at public health facilities of North Gondar zone, northwest Ethiopia: an institution-based mixed study

Variables Practice of GM Crude OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Good Poor
Profession
 Health extension 86 79 1 1
 Midwife 25 36 0.64(0.35,1.16) 0.42 (0.19,0.94)*
 Nurse 105 104 0.93(0.62,1.40) 0.62 (0.31,1.22)
 Health officer 36 29 1.14(0.64,2.03) 1.07 (0.43,2.61)
Educational status
 Certificate 52 62 1 1
 Diploma 130 101 1.53(0.98,2.41) 2.20 (1.09,4.45)*
 Degree 70 85 0.99(0.60,1.60) 1.31 (0.55,3.10)
Work experience
 1–10 years 226 242 1 1
  ≥ 11 years 26 6 4.64(1.88,11.48) 4.27 (1.70,10.72)*
GM equipments
 Not available 118 143 1 1
 Available 134 105 1.55(1.09,2.20) 1.52 (1.05,2.20)*
Attitude
 Unfavorable attitude 116 96 1 1
 Favorable attitude 136 152 0.74(0.52,1.06) 0.68 (0.47,0.98)*
  1. *Statistically significant at P value < 0.05, COR Crude odd ratio, AOR Adjusted odd ratio, GM growth monitoring