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Table 4 Predictors of overall job dissatisfaction among health care providers working in PMTCT clinics in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

From: Job satisfaction and turnover intentions among health care staff providing services for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Variable Crude odds ratio Adjusted odds ratio
(95% CI) (95% CI)
Dissatisfaction with
 Amount of salary 7.9 (1.3–45.7) 5.6 (1.2–26.8)
 Job description 6.5 (3.0–14.0) 4.3 (1.3–14.7)
 Availability of protective gear 3.7 (1.7–8.2) 4.0 (1.5–10.6)
 Working hours 4.9 (2.5–9.8) 3.2 (1.3–7.6)
 New knowledge from work training 3.4 (2.0–5.8) 1.9 (0.8–4.8)
 Institutional management information 2.0 (1.1–3.7)
 Recognition of work by colleagues 2.7 (1.1–3.7)
 Quality of one’s own work 3.7 (1.2–11.2)
 Employment status 3.2 (1.52–6.8)
Health care workers opinion on Option B+
 Women clients prefer Option B+ 0.3 (0.1–0.7) 0.2 (0.1–0.9)
 Option B+ is the best for mothers and babies 0.2 (0.6–0.9)
  1. Crude odds ratio: univariate associations between each of the explanatory variables and the outcome variable. Adjusted odds ratio: associations between the explanatory variables and the outcome variable found to have a p value < 0.2 in the univariate models, adjusted for age, education level, level of health facility and professional cadre in a multivariate model. Empty cells represents results overlapping the null value (OR = 1). All models are adjusted for clustering of standard errors at the health care facility level