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Table 3 Bi variable and multivariable analysis of factors associated with practice of blood donation among health workers of University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, April, 2014 (n = 427)

From: Blood donation practice and its associated factors among health professionals of University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Ever donated blood OR (95% CI)
Yes No COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Age (years)
 <25 126 (74.3%) 44 (26.7%) 1 1
 >25 159 (61.8%) 98 (38.1%) 1.7 (1.1, 2.7) 1.8 (1.10, 3.00)
Knowledgeable
 Yes 90 (40.5%) 132 (59.5%) 1.94 (1.28, 2.93) 1.9 (1.1, 3.10)
 No 57 (27.8%) 148 (74.0%) 1 1
Attitude towards donating their blood
 Favorable 94 (46.1%) 110 (53.9%) 3.02 (1.98, 4.62) 3.0 (1.1, 4.9)
 Unfavorable 53 (23.7%) 170 (78.0%) 1 1
Family member ever received blood
 Yes 61 (83.6%) 17 (21.7%) 6.82 (5. 3, 9.7) 5.4 (3.7, 8.7)
 No 81 (23.2%) 268 (76.8%) 1 1