Table 6

Association between antenatal care (ANC) and facility delivery among pregnant women in Matlab, Bangladesh 2005-2009
No. of ANC Unadjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval) Adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval)*
icddr,b service area‡
0 or 1† 1 1
2 1.93 (1.72, 2.15) 1.92 (1.71, 2.16)
≥3 3.87 (3.49, 4.29) 3.25 (2.63, 3.91)
Government service area‡
0 or 1† 1 1
2 2.06 (2.09, 2.55) 1.71 ( 1.52, 1.92)
≥3 3.91 (3.49, 4.38) 2.74 (2.43, 3.09)

*adjusted for maternal age, parity, education, asset quintiles, gestational age and calendar year of birth.

† reference category.

P-for linear trend <0.05.

Pervin et al.

Pervin et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:111   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-111

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