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Table 2 Support of legislation confirming health care professionals’ right to assert conscientious objection to abortion (N = 167)

From: An ethical issue: nurses’ conscientious objection regarding induced abortion in South Korea

  Odds ratio 95% confidence interval p value
Age (years) 1.015 .979–1.052 .411
Gender    
 Female .717 .247–2.077 .540
 Male Reference   
Marital status    
 Married .853 .458–1.587 .615
 Single Reference   
Clinical experience (year) 1.010 .975–1.046 .580
Clinical role    
 Recovery 1.502 .626–3.603 .362
 Anaesthesia 1.173 .481–2.861 .726
 PA/SA 2.773 .785–9.788 .113
 Op room Reference   
Religion    
 Protestant 2.471 1.189–5.133 .015
 Catholic 1.059 .427–2.625 .902
 Buddhist 2.118 .446–10.050 .345
 No religion Reference   
Religion (importance) .400 .207–.773 .006
Awareness about CO    
 Fully aware/aware 2.042 1.033–4.035 .040
 Fully unaware/unaware/neither aware nor unaware Reference   
Resolving conflicts between nurses’ right to CO and patients’ right to receive abortion care    
 Nurses’ rights 6.750 1.762–25.853 .005
 Patient’s rights .563 .201–1.574 .273
 Do not know Reference   
  1. CO: conscientious objection