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Table 4 Factors associated with an attitude towards ADHD among elementary school teachers’ in Gondar town, Ethiopia, May 2020. (n = 636)

From: Elementary school teachers knowledge and attitude towards attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder in Gondar, Ethiopia: a multi-institutional study

Variables Attitude towards ADHD Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Favorable Unfavorable
Experience in teaching to a child with ADHD     
 No
 Yes
181 49 1
1.84 (1.2, 2.83)
1
1.85 (1.195, 2.87)*
354 52
Taking ADHD training/workshop     
 No
 Yes
422 73 1
0.69 (0.431, 1.13)
1
0.63 (0.38, 1.05)
113 28
Read any books or article about ADHD     
 No
 Yes
353 61 1
0.78 (0.50, 1.21)
1
0.64 (0.39, 1.05)
182 40
Watch any mass media     
 No
 Yes
191 45 1
1.44 (0.94, 2.22)
1
1.72 (1.05, 2.8)*
344 56
Marital status     
 Single
 Married
186 26 1.53 (0.95, 2.48)
1
1.56 (0.96, 2.55)
1
349 75
  1. Reference *p < 0.001