Table 2

Odds ratio of various covariates on timing of first antenatal care visit among young women in Kenya

Panel A: Bivariate

Panel B: Multivariate


None vs (Late/Early)

(None/Late) vs Early

None vs (Late/Early)

(None/Late) vs Early


Col. 1

Col. 2

Col. 3

Col. 4

Place of residence (Ref: Urban)

Rural

0.625

**

Samea

0.747

Same

Household wealth (Ref: Poor)

Medium

2.519

**

1.053

1.310

Same

Rich

2.685

**

1.516

*

1.230

Same

Education (Ref: Primary)

None

0.200

**

1.716

**

0.244

**

1.947

**

Secondary+

1.323

Same

1.101

Same

Ethnicity (Ref: Kikuyu)

Luhya

0.615

*

Same

0.731

Same

Luo

0.593

1.185

0.610

1.276

Kamba

0.955

Same

1.057

Same

Other

0.324

**

1.044

0.664

1.080

Parity (CEB) (Ref: 1)

2

0.824

Same

0.746

*

Same

3+

0.368

**

0.663

0.455

**

Same

Age at birth of last child (Ref 15-19)

20-24

0.940

Same

1.119

Same

Marital status (Ref: Never married)

Formerly married

1.084

Same

1.515

Same

Currently married

1.147

Same

1.936

**

Same


p < .10; *p < .05; **p < .01

aSame: The Odds ratio for None vs (Late/Early) is the same as that of (None/Late) vs Early.

Ochako et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:1   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-1

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