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Table 3 Relationship between components of moral distress and familiarity with or use of the DIT

From: Barriers and facilitators to person-centred infection prevention and control: results of a survey about the Dementia Isolation Toolkit

Components of moral distress DIT exposure Unadjusted
OR (95% CI)
Adjusted for role
OR (95% CI)
Adjusted for role, gender, years of experience
OR (95% CI)
Amount of moral distress Not familiar 1.0 1.0 1.0
  Familiar 0.70 (0.39-1.3) 0.70 (0.38-1.3) 0.67 (0.35-1.3)
  Used 0.74 (0.40-1.4) 0.74 (0.38-1.4) 0.72 (0.36-1.4)
Change in moral distress Not familiar 1.0 1.0 1.0
  Familiar 1.3 (0.67-2.5) 1.3 (0.65-2.6) 1.3 (0.63- 2.7)
  Used 0.75 (0.38-1.5) 0.60 (0.28-1.3) 0.62 (0.29-1.4)
Moral distress impact on reduced job satisfaction Not familiar 1.0 1.0 1.0
  Familiar 0.67 (0.36-1.2) 0.54 (0.28-1.0) 0.48 (0.24-0.98)*
  Used 0.73 (0.39-1.4) 0.46 (0.23-0.92)† 0.41 (0.19-0.87)**
  1. p = 0.028; *p = 0.045; **p = 0.019