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Table 3 Crude odds ratios (ORs) for the effect of sociodemographic and work-related factors on turnover intention

From: The effects of health worker motivation and job satisfaction on turnover intention in Ghana: a cross-sectional study

Sociodemographic and work-related factors OR 95% CI P b
Female 1.08 0.53 to 2.21 0.824
Age group    
 < 30 years 1
 30 to 39 years 0.73 0.32 to 1.64 0.442
 40 to 49 years 0.15 0.06 to 0.39 < 0.001 a
 ≥ 50 0.16 0.07 to 0.36 < 0.001 a
Marital status    
 Single 1
 Married 0.68 0.38 to 1.24 0.213
 Divorced/widowed 0.15 0.04 to 0.52 0.003 a
Living away from family 4.73 2.45 to 9.15 < 0.001 a
Years working in current health facility    
 ≤ 1 1
 > 1 and ≤ 3 0.86 0.36 to 2.07 0.739
 > 3 and ≤ 5 0.80 0.29 to 2.21 0.667
 > 5 0.12 0.06 to 0.26 < 0.001 a
Profession    
 Registered nurses 1
 Doctors 1.23 0.28 to 5.44 0.777
 Midwives 0.93 0.32 to 2.62 0.888
 Auxiliary nurses 1.52 0.52 to 4.45 0.440
 CHNs 2.19 0.87 to 5.53 0.096
 Health/ward assistants 0.23 0.08 to 0.62 0.003 a
 AHW/Pharmacists 1.31 0.42 to 4.11 0.637
Type of facility    
 Hospital 1
 Health centre/clinic 2.02 1.10 to 3.67 0.022 a
District    
 Akwapim North 1
 Upper Manya Krobo 5.11 2.05 to 12.73 < 0.001 a
 Kwahu West 1.87 1.00 to 3.47 0.049 a
  1. astatistical significance P < 0.05; bWald-test.
  2. AHW: allied health worker; CHN: community health nurse; CHPS: Community-based Health Planning and Services.