Table 4

Bivariable and multivariable analysis of physical domain among oncological patient in HUCSH, Ethiopia, 2022

VariablePhysical domainCORAOR with 95% CIP value
Some need (%)No need (%)
Marital status
 Single14 (33.30)28 (66.70)11
 Married120 (50.40)118 (49.60)2.031.67 (0.75 to 3.69)0.204
 Divorced10 (52.60)9 (47.40)2.222.41 (0.68 to 8.48)0.169
 Widowed3 (25.00)9 (75.00)0.660.43 (0.08 to 2.22)0.316
Residence
 Rural91 (74.00)32 (26.00)6.76.75 (3.91 to 11.67)0.001**
 Urban56 (29.80)132 (70.20)11
Cancer stage
 Early26 (51.00)25 (49.00)1.892.07 (0.86 to 4.99)0.102
 Late110 (48.00)119 (52.00)1.682.95 (1.02 to 8.52)0.045*
 Unknown11 (35.50)20 (64.50)11
Remission status
 Yes41 (61.20)26 (38.80)2.051.62 (0.85 to 3.06)0.138
 No106 (43.40)138 (56.60)11
Co-existing illness
 Yes34 (69.40)15 (30.6)2.982.73 (1.27 to 5.83)0.009*
 No113 (43.10)149 (56.90)111
Information about sequence of medical treatment
 Yes84 (50.30)83 (49.70)1.30.89 (0.48 to 1.63)0.713
 No63 (43.80)81 (56.3)11
Information about expected benefits of treatment
 Yes94 (50.50)92 (49.50)11
 No53 (42.40)72 (57.60)1.381.01 (0.52 to 1.93)0.976
Have information about duration of treatment
 Yes94 (50.00)94 (50.00)1.321.46 (0.81 to 2.65)0.202
 No53 (43.10)70 (56.90)11
  • *Indicates significance.

  • AOR, adjusted OR; HUCSH, Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital.