Table 2

Determinants of choice of a private-for profit institution in institutional deliveries: unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios from logistic regression for rural births (NFHS 2).

Determinants

Private-for profit delivery


n

% Private delivery

Unadjusted OR & 95% CIs

Adjusted OR & 95% CIs

Adjusted Predicted Probability (%)


Geographical Access


Distance to private and public institutions

Change in AIC due to removal of distance from model: -3.3


Both institutions are the same distance

3428

40.3

1

1

30.7

Public institution closer (by > 5 km)

255

41.6

0.92 (0.54-1.07)

1.04 (0.62-1.73)

31.5

Private institution closer (by > 5 km)

1399

49.4

1.38 (1.07-1.77)

1.11 (0.87-1.40)

32.9


Economic Status


Wealth Quartiles

Change in AIC due to removal of wealth from model: + 85.2


1 (poorest)

503

30.4

1

1

22.8

2

824

31.4

1.39 (1.05-1.84)

1.21 (0.91-1.60)

26.4

3

1240

37.5

2.07 (1.58-2.72)

1.48 (1.12-1.96)

30.6

4 (richest)

2515

51.7

4.75 (3.65-6.19)

2.97 (2.23-3.96)

46.8


Indicators of preference for place of delivery


Maternal Education

Change in AIC due to removal of maternal education from model: +31.2


None

1628

36.4

1

1

30.4

Primary

925

35.4

1.05 (0.84-1.32)

0.86 (0.68-1.08)

27.4

Secondary

1921

46.1

1.79 (1.48-2.16)

1.17 (0.95-1.45)

33.9

Higher

608

61.0

4.67 (3.57-6.34)

2.17 (1.60-2.95)

48.7


Region

Change in AIC due to removal of region from model: +251.2


North

1974

43.9

1

1

40.9

East

1004

12.8

0.10 (0.07-0.14)

0.10 (0.07-0.14)

6.2

West

480

59.8

1.60 (1.17-2.19)

1.43 (1.03-1.98)

49.7

South

1624

55.2

1.61 (1.26-2.05)

1.52 (1.17-1.97)

51.2


Birth Order

Change in AIC due to removal of birth order from model: +5.1

1

2098

44.0

1.26 (1.08-1.46)

1.24 (1.06-1.45)

35.4

2-3

2248

44.0

1

1

30.7

4-6

611

37.3

0.80 (0.62-1.01)

0.98 (0.76-1.26)

30.2

7 +

125

29.6

0.50 (0.30-0.83)

0.70 (0.41-1.18)

23.6


Rho (P-value)

0.41 (0.000)


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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