Table 1

The determinants of institutional delivery in rural India: adjusted odds ratios and predicted probabilities from random effects logistic regression model of NFHS 2 data.

n

% Institutional delivery

Unadjusted OR & 95% CIs

Adjusted OR & 95% CIs

Adjusted Predicted Probability (%)


Geographical Access


Distance to hospital

Change in AIC due to removal of distance to hospital from model: +66.3


31 + km

3027

13.4

1

1

9.7

16-30 km

4544

18.5

1.98 (1.47-2.69)

1.40 (1.09-1.77)

13.0

6-15 km

8180

23.8

2.81 (2.13-3.72)

1.79 (1.43-2.24)

16.1

Up to5 km

6160

32.0

5.08 (3.81-6.78)

2.43 (1.93-3.06)

20.7


Economic Status


Wealth Quartiles

Change in AIC due to removal of wealth from model: +361.9


1 (poorest)

5490

9.5

1

1

9.2

2

5429

15.7

1.76 (1.56-1.99)

1.40 (1.24-1.59)

12.4

3

5152

24.9

3.19 (2.81-3.61)

1.95 (1.71-2.22)

16.4

4 (richest)

5840

44.0

8.44 (7.42-9.62)

3.76 (3.26-4.34)

27.6


Indicators of preference for place of delivery


Maternal Education

Change in AIC due to removal of maternal education from model: +376.1


None

13009

13.0

1

1

11.6

Primary

3540

26.8

2.32 (2.08-2.59)

1.60 (1.43-1.79)

17.3

Secondary

4435

44.2

5.60 (5.06-6.20)

2.60 (2.33-2.91)

25.4

Higher

927

67.4

14.21(11.76-17.17)

4.79 (3.90-5.87)

38.6


Region

Change in AIC due to removal of region from model: +685.5


North

12983

15.6

1

1

9.3

East

4633

22.2

2.99 (2.47-3.62)

2.80 (2.35-3.34)

22.3

West

1440

34.7

4.89 (3.95-6.04)

3.35 (2.76-4.06)

25.6

South

2855

58.7

14.51 (12.15-17.33)

8.77 (7.45-10.32)

47.3


Birth Order

Change in AIC due to removal of birth order from model: +475.8


1

5916

39.4

2.68 (2.46-2.93)

2.41 (2.20-2.64)

26.9

2-3

9267

23.0

1

1

13.2

4-6

5325

11.9

0.53 (0.47-0.59)

0.80 (0.71-0.90)

10.9

7 +

1403

9.3

0.54 (0.44-0.67)

1.00 (0.80-1.24)

13.2


rho (P-value)

0.27 (P < 0.001)


Note. Significant associations (P < 0.05) are shown in bold

Adjusted odds ratios are calculated by adjustment for all other factors in the model, and including random effects

Akaike's Information Criterion (AIC)

Kesterton et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-10-30

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