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Table 3 Factor contributing to the intention to contribute more than 5 years service by CHW (multiple logit regression)

From: Community health worker in hard-to-reach rural areas of Myanmar: filling primary health care service gaps

Intention to serve communities >5 years Odds ratio Std. err. P value 95 % CI
Confidence in providing services (VS not confident) 1.838 0.648 0.084 0.921 3.669
Age (compared with youngest, <20)
 • 20–29 2.353 0.912 0.027 1.101 5.029
 • 30–39 4.914 2.397 0.001 1.889 12.783
 • 40–49 7.374 4.795 0.002 2.062 26.373
 • ≥50 2.683 1.476 0.073 0.912 7.889
Education (compared with grade 5)
 • Grade 9 1.037 0.537 0.943 0.376 2.862
 • Grade 11 0.656 0.330 0.403 0.245 1.761
 • Bachelor or above 0.745 0.484 0.650 0.209 2.659
Recruitment (VS self-application)
 • Local midwives 0.383 0.115 0.001 0.212 0.690
 • Villagers 2.057 1.311 0.258 0.590 7.173
 • Village head 0.568 0.230 0.163 0.257 1.256
Training batch (compared with batched trained before 2000)
 • 2000–2011 0.466 0.224 0.112 0.182 1.194
 • 2012 0.308 0.153 0.018 0.116 0.815
  1. Note: pseudo R2 = 0.1623