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Table 6 Bivariable and Multivariable logistic regression analysis of factors associated with preoperative anxiety

From: Preoperative anxiety and associated factors among adult surgical patients in Debre Markos and Felege Hiwot referral hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia

VARIABLES Level of anxiety COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI)
High (%) Low (%)
Sex
 Male 83 (38.8) 99 (71.2) 1 1
 Female 131 (61.2) 40 (28.8) 3.91 (2.47–6.18) 2.19 (1.29–3.71)
Educational level
 Not attended formal Edu. 126 (58.9) 62 (44.6) 8.64 (3.77–19.77) 7.06 (2.88–17.29)
 Primary education (1–8) 54 (25.2) 20 (14.4) 11.48 (4.55–28.95) 7.07 (2.63–19.02)
 Secondary education (9–12) 26 (12.1) 23 (16.5) 4.80 (1.85–12.46) 5.04 (1.81–13.99)
 College and above 8 (3.7) 34 (24.5) 1 1
Preoperative information
 Yes 87 (40.7) 87 (62.6) 1 1
 No 127 (59.3) 52 (37.4) 2.44 (1.58–3.79) 2.03 (1.22–3.39)
Previous surgical experience
 Yes 19 (8.9) 42 (30.2) 1 1
 No 195 (91.1) 97 (69.9) 4.44 (2.45–8.05) 3.05 (1.57–5.95)
Family size
 < =3 66 (30.8) 25 (18) 2.15 (1.13–4.08) 3.21 (1.50–6.90)
 4–6 105 (49.1) 79 (56.8) 1.08 (0.64–1.84) 1.23 (0.67–2.27)
 > 6 43 (20.1) 35 (25.2) 1 1