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Table 3 Multivariable analysis of predictors for self-reported safety practice in Dashen Brewery Share Company workers (N = 415)

From: Self-reported safety practices and associated factors among employees of Dashen brewery share company, Gondar, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Safety Practice Crude OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Good n (%) Poor n (%)
Age (years)
 14–29 229 (91.6) 21 (8.4) 2.6 (1.5,4.7)* 7.2 (1.9,26)**
 30+ 133 (80.6) 32 (19.4) 1.0 1.00
Sex
 Male 274 (89) 34 (11) 1.7 (0.9,3.2)  
 Female 88 (82.2) 19 (17.8) 1.0
Educational level
 Grade 1–8 19 (59.4) 13 (40.6) 1.0  
 Grade 9–12 86 (74.1) 30 (25.9) 2.0 (0.86,4.44)
 Diploma 198 (95.7) 9 (4.3) 15.0 (5.6,39.7)
 Degree and above 59 (98.3) 1 (1.7) 40.3 (4.9329)
Marital status
 Married 212 (94.6) 12 (5.4) 1.0 1.0
 Single 140 (77.8) 40 (22.2) 0.2 (0.1,0.39)* 0.1 (0.04,0.42)**
Working department
 Quality 20 (90.9) 2 (9.1) 1.0  
 Engineering 102 (95.3) 5 (4.7) 2.0 (0.37,11.3)
 Packaging 176 (90.3) 19 (9.7) 0.9 (0.2,4.3)
 Brewing 26 (89.3) 3 (10.3) 0.9 (0.13,5.7)
 Loading/Unloading 38 (61.3) 24 (38.7) 0.2 (0.03,0.74)
Employment Status
 Temporary 84 (67.2) 41 (32.8) 1.0 1.0
 Permanent 278 (95.9) 12 (4.1) 11.3 (5.7,22.5)* 5.4 (1.3,21.54)**
Knowledge
 Good 285 (90.5) 30 (9.5) 4.0 (1.5,11.4)*  
 Medium 63 (78.8) 17 (21.5) 1.6 (0.5,4.8)
 Poor 14 (70) 6 (30) 1.0
Attitude
 Good 209 (96.8) 7 (3.2) 33.6 (13.9,81.8)* 20.3 (5.8,71.05)**
 Medium 121 (92.4) 10 (7.6) 13.6 (6.1,30.3)* 10.7 (3.2,35.9)**
 Poor 32 (47.1) 36 (52.9) 1.0 1.0
Job satisfaction
 Yes 216 (89.3) 26 (10.7) 1.5 (0.86,2.74)  
 No 146 (84.4) 27 (15.6) 1.0
Management support
 Yes 252 (96.6) 9 (3.4) 11.0 (5.3,23.7)* 12.0 (3.4,41.9)**
 No 110 (71.4) 44 (28.6) 1.0 1.0
Safety and health Training
 Yes 228 (96.6) 8 (3.4) 9.6 (4.4,20.9)* 4.5 (1.2,16.3)**
 No 134 (74.9) 45 (25.1) 1.0 1.0
  1. Note: 1:0 = Reference, * Significant at P value <0.02, ** Significant at P value <0.05