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Table 4 RNs’ adherence to the CPG recommendations at baseline and post-intervention—logistic regression analysis

From: Effects of computer reminders on complications of peripheral venous catheters and nurses’ adherence to a guideline in paediatric care—a cluster randomised study

    Logistic regression
CPG recommendations (total number) Number of respondents Adherence n (%)a OR (95 % CI)b p value
Disinfection of hands     
 Intervention    2.05 (0.6–7.4) 0.270
  Baseline (n = 108) 108 97 (89.8)
  Post-intervention (n = 106) 105 93 (88.6)
 Control   
  Baseline (n = 104) 103 96 (93.2)
  Post-intervention (n = 102) 102 87 (85.3)
Usage of disposable gloves   
 Intervention    0.96 (0.4–2.2) 0.923
  Baseline (n = 108) 108 80 (74.1)
  Post-intervention (n = 106) 105 76 (72.4)
 Control   
  Baseline (n = 104) 103 71 (68.9)
  Post-intervention (n = 102) 102 70 (68.6)
Daily inspection of PVC site
 Intervention    0.77 (0.4–1.7) 0.499
  Baseline (n = 108) 108 58 (53.7)
  Post-intervention (n = 106) 103 58 (56.3)
 Control   
  Baseline (n = 104) 102 47 (46.1)
  Post-intervention (n = 102) 102 55 (53.9)
  1. aAdherence = answered always
  2. bOR for interaction effect of being in the intervention group post-intervention