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Table 6 Variables associated with prescribing errors in pediatric inpatients (Multivariate Analysis)

From: Medication prescribing errors and associated factors at the pediatric wards of Dessie Referral Hospital, Northeast Ethiopia

Variables P-value AOR 95% CI
Day of the week    
Weekdays   1.000 (reference )
Weekends and holidays 0.015 0.418 (0.207 – 0.844)
Route of administration 0.000   
Intravenous   1.000 (reference)
Oral 0.000 7.834 (4.305 – 14.257)
Othersa 0.000 5.467 (2.823 – 10.586)
  1. Note: aIntramuscular, rectal, topical.
  2. Abbreviations: AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval.