Evaluation of Team Composition Activities amongst Health Workers in Nigeria Using Logistic Regression Analysis

Abstract

This study evaluated team composition activities amongst health workers in Nigeria using Delta State University Teaching Hospital as a case. The objectives of this study were to determine the contribution of demographic variables on the likelihood of knowledge of team in health care, to ascertain the impact of demographic variables on the likelihood of knowledge of inter-professional team composition activities and to determine the attitude competence that contributes significantly to the likelihood of knowledge of team amongst health workers in Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara. The source of data used was primary source of data collection with the aid of questionnaire administered to 204 health workers at Delta State University Teaching Hospital Oghara. The statistical tools employed in this study include; the logistic regression analysis, percentage distribution, bar chart and pie chart analysis.  The findings of this study revealed that 57.8% of the respondents have knowledge of team for health care, while 44.1% of the respondents have knowledge of Inter-professional team composition for healthcare. The result of the Nagelkerke R Square showed that the logistic model explained the likelihood of knowledge of team for healthcare strongly than the likelihood of knowledge of inter-professional team composition for healthcare. This result implies that majority of the workers have knowledge of team than knowledge of inter-professional team composition.  Also, it was found that the attitude competencies that contributed significantly to the logistic model for likelihood of knowledge of team for health care were facilitation of participation and judgement attitude. The result further revealed that the attitude competencies identified to enhance effective healthcare were cooperative attitude, encouraging others and positive attitude.

Keywords: Competence, Healthcare, Likelihood, attitude

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