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Table 4 Factors relating to the intention to assert conscientious objection (N = 167)

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

  Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval p value
Age (years) 1.025 .989–1.062 .184
Gender    
 Female .626 .216–1.817 .389
 Male Reference   
Marital status    
 Married 1.286 .690–2.399 .429
 Single Reference   
Clinical experience (year) 1.025 .989–1.061 .173
Clinical role    
 Recovery 1.280 .533–3.070 .581
 Anaesthesia .990 .403–2.434 .983
 PA/SA .990 .295–3.325 .987
 Op room Reference   
Religion    
 Protestant 2.209 1.073–4.549 .032
 Catholic 1.286 .522–3.164 .584
 Buddhist .000 .000 .999
 No religion Reference   
Religion (importance) 1.380 1.038–1.835 .027
Awareness about CO    
 Fully aware/aware 1.917 .973–3.779 .060
 Fully unaware/unaware/neither aware nor unaware Reference   
Resolving conflicts between nurses’ right to CO and patients’ right to receive abortion care    
 Nurses’ rights 3.797 1.102–13.078 .034
 Patient’s rights .526 .188–1.475 .222
 Do not know Reference   
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