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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression factors associated with the attitude of physicians and nurses towards remote monitoring at teaching hospitals, 2020

From: Factors influencing healthcare providers’ attitude and willingness to use information technology in diabetes management

Variable Category Attitude Crude OR(95%CI) Adjusted AOR(95%CI)
Positive n (%) Negative n (%)
Gender Male 162 (62.5) 87 (59.2) 1.2 [1.0–5.1]* 1.8 [.9–3.4]
Female 97 (37.5) 60 (40.8) 1 1
Work experience  < 5 years 105 (40.7) 40 (27.4) 2.8 [1.4–5.7]* 1.8 [.5–6.5]
 > 10 years 81 (31.4) 50 (34.2) 1 1
Search health information through the internet Daily 128 (49.9) 64 (43.5) 1.7 [1.5–6.6]* .9 [0.8–1.1]
Weekly 117 (45.2) 67 (45.6) .8 [.2–2.7]  
Never 14 (5.4) 16 (10.9) 1 1
Having a computer Yes 169 (65.3) 99 (67.3) 1.9 [1.6–3.4]* 2.3 [1.3–3.8]**
No 90 (34.7) 48 (32.7) 1 1
Profession Physician 91 (35.1) 32 (21.8) 1.9 [1.2–3.1]* 1.7 [0.8–3.7]
Nurses 168 (64.9) 115 (78.2) 1 1
Experience in supporting using ICT tools Yes 150 (57.9) 64 (43.5) 1.7 [1.2–2.7] 1.7 [1.1–2.6]**
No 109 (42.1) 83 (56.5) 1 1
Innovativeness Innovative 182 (70.3) 69 (46.9) 2.7 [1.8–4.1]* 2.8 [1.8–4.3]***
Non-innovative 77 (29.7) 78 (53.1) 1 1
Computer training Yes 166 (64.1) 93 (35.9) 1.2 [.7–1.9]* 1.6 [1.0–3.2]
No 101 (68.7) 46 (31.3) 1 1
  1. *P-value ≤ 0.05 for bivariable analysis
  2. **P-value < 0.01
  3. ***P-value < 0.001 for multivariable analysis, 1 = reference category