Table 8

Antenatal care (ANC) and perinatal mortality before and after Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health (MNCH) program in icddr,b area Matlab, Bangladesh
Adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence intervals)¶
Model 1* Model 2† Model 3** Model 4‡
Intervention period
Before (2005–2006)§ 1 1 1 1
After (2008–2009) 0.64 (0.52, 0.78) 0.62 (0.51, 0.77) 0.67 (0.54, 0.82) 0.81 (0.65, 1.01)
Delivery place
Home§ 1 1 1
Facility 1.13 (0.91, 1.41) 1.18 (0.94, 1.47) 1.36 (1.08, 1.71)
Gestational age (weeks)
<37 4.93 (4.00, 6.08) 4.40 (3.56, 5.43)
>=37§ 1 1
No. of ANC visits
0 or 1 2.41 (1.84, 3.16)
2 1.89 (1.48, 2.42)
≥3§ 1

¶consecutive adjustment of covariates in the model and changes of odds ratios of perinatal mortality before (2005–2006) and after (2008–2009) the MNCH interventions in the icddr,b service area, Matlab, Bangladesh.

§ reference category.

*adjusted for maternal age, parity, education, and asset quintiles.

†adjusted for the covariates in model 1 + delivery place.

**adjusted for the covariates in model 2 + gestational age.

‡adjusted for the covariates in model 3 + no. of antenatal care visits.

Pervin et al.

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

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