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Table 4 Determinants of job satisfaction among pharmacy professionals in Easter Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 220)

From: Job satisfaction among pharmacy professionals working in public hospitals and its associated factors, eastern Ethiopia

Variables Satisfaction COR (95%CI) AOR (95% CI) P value
No (n = 148) n (%) Yes (n = 72) n (%)
Sex Female 58 (39.2) 28 (38.9) 1 1 0.741
Male 90 (60.8) 44 (61.1) 1.01 (0.6–1.8) 0.9 (0.4–1.7)
Age > 30 26 (17.6) 8 (11.1) 1 1  
26–30 78 (52.7) 30 (41.7) 1.3 (0.5–3.1) 1.3 (0.5–3.3) 0.736
20–25 44 (29.7) 34 (47.2) 2.5 (1.01–6.2) 3.5 (1.1–9.7) 0.041
Monthly salary < 2500 21 (14.2) 5 (7.0) 1 1  
2500–5000 68 (45.9) 42 (58.3) 2.6 (0.9–7.4) 1.6 (0.5–5.1) 0.375
> 5000 59 (39.9) 25 (34.7) 1.8 (0.6–5.2) 0.9 (0.2–3.4) 0.885
Qualification Diploma 72 (48.7) 26 (36.1) 1 1 0.002
Degree 76 (51.3) 46 (63.9) 1.7 (0.9–3.0) 4.2 (1.8–10.0)
Service years < 2 36 (24.3) 24 (33.3) 1 1  
2–4 62 (41.9) 26 (36.1) 0.6 (0.3–1.3) 1.4 (0.6–3.3) 0.430
> 4 50 (33.8) 22 (30.6) 0.7 (0.3–1.4) 1.1 (0.4–3.2) 0.690
Working hours per week ≤40 h 136 (91.9) 54 (75.0) 1 1 0.000
> 40 h 12 (8.1) 18 (25.0) 3.8 (1.7–8.4) 6.2 (2.4–16.1)
Current working unit Non-dispensing units a 40 (27.0) 14 (19.3) 1 1 0.039
Dispensing units 108 (73.0) 58 (80.6) 1.5 (0.8–3.1) 2.4 (1.1–5.5)
Technical support or supervision No 82 (55.4) 42 (58.3) 1 1 0.970
Yes 66 (44.6) 30 (41.7) 0.9 (0.5–1.6) 0.9 (0.5–1.9)
  1. Variables with significant association is presented in bold, ainventory and drug supply control, administrative activities and inpatient ward, COR-Crude Odds Ratio