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Table 4 Factors associated with receipt of the components of surgical informed consent, Hawassa, 2016

From: Surgical informed consent in obstetric and gynecologic surgeries: experience from a comprehensive teaching hospital in Southern Ethiopia

Variables Received at least six SIC components Crude odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95%CI)
Yes No
Age in completed years
 15–24 13 53 Ref. Ref.
 25–34 39 86 1.8 (0.9, 3.8) 1.1 (0.4, 3.1)
 35–44 7 19 1.5 (0.5, 4.3) 1.8 (0.4, 8.4)
 45 and above 2 10 0.8 (0.2, 4.2) 0.2 (0.1, 4.6)
Educational level
 No formal education 7 45 Ref. Ref.
 Some primary education 12 36 2.1 (0.8, 6.0) 2.4 (0.6, 10.4)
 Completed grade 8 2 16 0.8 (0.2, 4.3) 0.9 (0.1, 7.8)
 Some secondary education 2 23 0.6 (0.1, 2.9) 0.4 (0.1, 3.4)
 Completed grade 12 3 20 1.0 (0.2, 4.1) 0.7 (0.1, 4.5)
 College and above 35 29 7.8 (3.0, 19.8) 1.8 (0.3, 10.5)
Marital status
 Single 0 7 Ref. Ref.
 Married 61 151
 Separated 0 5
 Divorced 0 1
 Widowed 0 5
Religion
 Christian Protestant 27 63 Ref. Ref.
 Christian Orthodox 23 38 1.4 (0.7, 2.8) 1.2 (0.5, 3.2)
 Muslim 10 64 0.4 (0.2, 0.8) 0.4 (0.1, 1.3)
 Others 1 4 0.6 (0.1, 5.5) 0.4 (0.1, 13.0)
Occupation
 Housewife 17 105 Ref. Ref.
 Farmer 4 12 2.1 (0.6, 7.1) 1.2 (0.2, 6.9)
 Private employee 7 6 7.2 (2.1, 24.0) 1.3 (0.2, 7.7)
 Government employee 19 19 6.2 (2.7, 14.0) 1.2 (0.3, 5.7)
 Private business 14 25 3.5 (1.5, 7.9) 1.1 (0.3, 3.8)
Monthly income
  < 845 Birr 2 15 Ref. Ref.
  ≥ 845 Birr 57 92 4.5 (1.0, 21.1) 3.9 (0.6, 25.8)
Referred from other health facility
 Yes 30 132 Ref. Ref.
 No 31 37 3.7 (2.0, 6.9) 2.3 (0.9, 5.8)
Schedule of surgery
 Elective 32 73 Ref. Ref.
 Emergency 29 96 0.7 (0.4, 1.2) 1.7 (0.7, 4.0)
Timing of counseling for informed consent
 The day before date of surgery 11 15 Ref. Ref.
 On the day of surgery 9 10 1.2 (0.4, 4.0) 0.2 (0.1, 1.3)
 Immediately before surgery 41 111 0.5 (0.2, 1.2) 0.1 (0.02, 0.6)
 On the operation table 0 19