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Table 4 Revised Regression Model to understand determinants of intent to stay

From: A national study on nurses’ retention in healthcare facilities in underserved areas in Lebanon

   Overall Hospitals PHC
   OR 95% CI P-value OR 95% CI P-value OR 95% CI P-value
Gender          
  Female 1    1    1   
  Male 1.0 0.7 to 1.6 0.971 1.0 0.6 to 1.6 0.93 2.6 0.1 to 55.2 0.540
Age          
  < 30 years 0.6 0.2 to 1.5 0.253 1.4 0.4 to 4.7 0.638    
  30 to 45 years 0.5 0.2 to 1.4 0.211 1.4 0.4 to 4.4 0.587    
  ≥ 46 years 1           1      
Married with children          
  Married with children 1.8 1.1 to 2.7 0.010 2.0 1.2 to 3.2 0.005 0.4 0.1 to 1.9 0.255
  Married without children 2.0 1.2 to 3.3 0.011 2.3 1.3 to 4.0 0.003 0.8 0.1 to 7.6 0.837
  Never married 1    1    1   
Total working experience as a nurse          
  < 5 years 0.3 0.1 to 0.6 0.001 0.2 0.1 to 0.4 < 0.001 0.3 0.1 to 2.1 0.242
  5 to 10 years 0.3 0.1 to 0.5 < 0.001 0.2 0.1 to 0.4 < 0.001 0.2 0.03 to 1.2 0.074
  11 to 15 years 0.7 0.3 to 1.7 0.489 0.4 0.6 to 1.1 0.085 1.2 0.1 to 14.3 0.883
  > 15 years 1    1    1   
Are you currently working towards a higher degree        
  No 1.8 1.2 to 2.6 0.006 1.5 1.0 to 2.3 0.076 11.5 2.4 to 55.3 0.002
  Yes 1    1    1   
I would encourage my sons to choose nursing as a career        
  No 1    1    1   
  Yes 1.8 1.1 to 2.8 0.016 2.0 1.2 to 3.4 0.007 0.6 0.2 to 2.4 0.497
I would encourage my nursing peers in other areas to move to my place of employment    
  No 1    1    1   
  Yes 2.0 1.4 to 3. 0 0.001 1.6 1.1 to 2.5 0.024 21.8 3.5 to 136.8 0.001
Overall satisfaction 4.5 2.8 to 7.2 < 0.001 5.3 3.1 to 9.1 < 0.001 1.3 0.3 to 5.7 0.700