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Table 3 Mean scores and univariate linear regression analysis of provider attitudes towards youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services according to provider characteristics (n = 510)

From: Health care professionals’ attitudes towards youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services in Jordan: a cross-sectional study of physicians, midwives and nurses

  Subscale 1 Subscale 2 Subscale 3 Full scale
Mean (SD) Simple OLS Mean (SD) Simple OLS Mean (SD) Simple OLS Mean (SD) Simple OLS
  Coefficient (95% CI)   Coefficient (95% CI)   Coefficient (95% CI)   Coefficient (95% CI)
Age
 18–24 years (ref)   1 2.82 (0.34) 1 2.50 (0.35) 1 2.66 (0.25) 1
 25–35 years 2.39 (0.46) 0.13 (− 0.13, 0.28) 2.92 (0.42) 0.11 (− 0.19, 0.23) 3.01 (0.54) 0.06 (− 0.13, 0.22) 2.76 (0.32) 0.11 (0.13, 0.20)
 36–45 years 2.36 (0.44) 0.09 (− 0.06, 0.25) 2.91 (0.37) 0.09 (− 0.04, 0.22) 2.91 (0.54) − 0.04 (− 0.21, 0.14) 2.72 (0.27) 0.07 (− 0.03, 0.16)
 46 + years 2.50 (0.47) 0.23 (0.06, 0.41) ** 2.90 (0.40) 0.08 (− 0.07, 0.23) 2.98 (0.59) 0.04 (− 0.16, 0.23) 2.78 (9.28) 0.12 (0.02, 0.24)*
Sex
 Male 2.5 (0.42) 1 2.89 (0.43) 1 3.08 (0.50) 1 2.80 (0.29) 1
 Female 2.36 (0.46) − 0.16 (− 0.26, − 0.06)** 2.91 (0.39) 0.25 (− 0.06, 0.11) 2.95 (0.53) − 0.12 (− 0.23, − 0.01)* 2.73 (0.29) − 0.07 (− 0.13, − 0.01)*
Governorate
 Amman 2.45 (0.50) 1 2.96 (0.41) 1 3.08 (0.53) 1 2.81 (0.33) 1
 Irbid 2.30 (0.46) − 0.15 (− 0.27, − 0.05)** 2.89 (0.41) − 0.07 (− 0.16, 0.24) 2.87 (0.62) − 0.22 (− 0.33, − 0.09)*** 2.68 (0.28) − 0.13 (− 0.20, − 0.06)***
 Mafraq 2.46 (0.40) 0.01 (− 0.10, 0.11) 2.88 (0.38) − 0.08 (− 0.17, 0.01) 2.90 (0.46) − 0.18 (− 0.30, − 0.06)** 2.74 (0.27) − 0.07 (− 0.14, − 0.01)*
 Zarqa 2.27 (0.42) − 0.18 (− 0.29, − 0.07)*** 2.91 (0.39) − 0.05 (− 0.14, 0.45) 3.01 (0.43) − 0.08 (− 0.20, 0.05) 2.71 (0.25) − 0.10 (-0.17, − 0.33)**
Provider type
 Midwife 2.37 (0.46) 1 2.89 (0.37) 1 2.94 (0.53) 1 2.72 (0.29) 1
 Nurse 2.32 (0.45) − 0.05 (− 0.14, 0.37) 2.90 (0.43) 0.01 (− 0.07, 0.08) 2.93 (0.53) 0.00 (− 0.10, 0.1) 2.71 (0.28) − 0.01 (− 0.07, 0.44)
 Primary care physician 2.58 (0.43) 0.21 (0.10, 0.32)*** 2.94 (0.44) 0.05 (− 0.05, 0.14) 3.12 (0.51) 0.19 (0.06, 0.31)** 2.85 (0.322) 0.14 (0.07, 0.21)***
Ever received training on SRH
 No 2.35 (0.45) 1 2.87 (0.41) 1 2.78 (0.45) 1 2.71 (0.29) 1
 Yes 2.41 (0.47) 0.05 (− 0.3, 0.14) 2.93 (0.39) 0.06 (− 0.01, 0.13) 3.01 (0.54) 0.08 (− 0.23, 0.18) 2.76 (0.276) 0.6 (0.01, 0.12)*
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001