Table 7

Association between antenatal care (ANC) and perinatal mortality 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 2.48 (1.98, 3.10) 1.91 (1.50, 2.42)
2 1.89 (1.55, 2.31) 1.54 (1.24, 1.90)
≥3† 1 1
Government service area
0 or 1 0.99 (0.82,1.20) 1.04 (0.87, 1.24 )
2 0.86 (0.69,1.06) 0.84 (0.67, 1.05)
≥3† 1 1

*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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