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Table 8 Bivariable and multivariable analyses for factors associated with the practice of code of ethics among health professionals (n = 613)

From: Practice of code of ethics and associated factors among health professionals in Central Gondar Zone public hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia, 2021: a mixed-method study design

Variables Categories The Practice of code of ethics (n = 613) COR with 95% CI AOR with 95% CI
Good Poor
Knowledge Good 206 (33.6) 186 (30.3) 1.952 [1.392–2.738] 1.951 [1.374–2.770]**
Poor 80 (13) 141 (23) 1 1
Attitude Favorable 164 (26.7) 155 (25.3) 1.492 [1.084–2.053] 1.547 [1.106–2.163]*
Unfavorable 122 (19.9) 172 (28) 1 1
Income (Ethiopian Birr) < 5000 30 (4.9) 16 (2.6) 2.176 [1.150–4.116] 1.836 [.932–3.615]
5000–7000 69 (11.3) 94 (15.3) 0.852 [0.590–1.230] .820 [0.540–1.246]
> 7000 187 (30.5) 217 (35.4) 1 1
Work experience < 4 years 104 (17) 89 (14.5) 1.467 [0.983–2.190] 1.483 [.959–2.294]
4–8 years 96 (15.7) 130 (21.2) 0.927 [0.630–1.366] 0.933 [.600–1.452]
> 8 years 86 (14) 108 (17.6) 1 1
Job Satisfaction Satisfied 165 (26.9) 152 (24.7) 1.570 [1.140–2.162] 1.453 [1.037–2.036]*
Un satisfied 121(19.7) 175 (28.4) 1 1
People Expected Strictly Follow Professional Standard Yes 205 (33.4) 203 (33.1) 1.546 [1.100–2.173] 1.417 [0.989–2.030]
No 81 (13.2) 124 (20.2) 1 1
Relationship With Manager Negatively Influenced Practice Yes 196 (32.0) 247 (40.3%) 0.705 [0.495–1.006] 0.725 [0.491–1.070]
No 90 (14.7) 80(13.0) 1 1
Promotion Decision Considering Ethical Practice Yes 146 (23.8) 169 (27.6) 0.975 [0.710–1.339] 1.137 [0.796–1.624]
No 140 (22.8) 158 (25.8) 1 1
Accused regarding Ethical Issue Yes 54 (8.8) 93 (15.2) 0.586 [0.400–0858] 0.635 [.426–0.948]
No 232 (37.8) 234 (38.2) 1 1
  1. *Statistically significant at p value < 0.05; **statistically significant at p value < 0.01