Table 3

Odds ratio of various covariates on type of delivery assistance among young women in Kenya

Panel A: Bivariate

Panel B: Multivariate


TrueNone vs (TBA/SPa)

True (None/TBA) vs SP

TrueNone vs (TBA/SP)

True (None/TBA) vs SP


Col. 1

Col. 2

Col. 3

Col. 4

Place of residence (Ref: Urban)

Rural

0.942

**

0.264

**

0.791

**

0.561

**

Household wealth (Ref: Poor)

Medium

1.400

**

2.726

**

1.157

1.540

**

Rich

4.285

**

8.256

**

3.033

**

3.033

Education (Ref: Primary)

None

0.978

0.243

**

1.602

**

0.359

**

Secondary+

2.864

**

Sameb

1.776

**

Same

Ethnicity (Ref: Kikuyu)

Luhya

0.627

*

0.165

**

0.890

0.200

**

Luo

1.402

0.307

**

1.681

*

0.284

**

Kamba

0.556

**

0.211

**

0.667

0.218

**

Other

0.475

**

0.184

**

0.671

*

0.391

**

Parity (CEB) (Ref: 1)

2

0.530

**

0.386

**

0.456

**

Same

3+

0.419

**

0.219

**

0.378

**

Same

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

20-24

0.925

Same

1.600

**

1.130

Marital status (Ref: Never married)

Formerly married

1.821

**

Same

0.892

Same

Currently married

1.792

**

Same

1.071

Same

Timing of ANC (Ref: None)

Late

1.338

4.133

**

1.123

2.053

**

Early

1.897

**

6.611

**

1.592

3.524

**


†p < .10; *p < .05; **p < .01

aSP: Skilled Professional

bSame: The odds ratio for None vs (TBA/SP) is the same as that of (None/TBA) vs SP.

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

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