Table 4

Estimated effect of being an adolescent on social/economic support

Adolescent women

Adult womena


n

n

OR b

(95% CI)

p-value


Social and economic support

Marital status

Married/Consensual Uniona

42

315

Single

19

28

5.09

(2.62-9.90)

< 0.001

Money

Yesa

35

200

No

26

122

1.35

(0.77-2.34)

0.293

Advice received to attend ANC

Yes

46

129

5.09

(2.73-9.48)

< 0.001

Noa

15

214

Accompanied to clinic

Yes

34

162

1.42

(0.82-2.45)

0.214

Noa

27

182

Supported by husband

Yesa

56

324

No

5

20

1.45

(0.52-4.01)

0.478


a reference category, b Estimated effect of being an adolescent on social and economic support derived from logistic regression

Gross et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-16

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