Table 3

Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of the likelihood of knowing one or more danger sign during pregnancy, during delivery and after delivery.

Socio-demographic and obstetric characteristic

Aware of danger sign

Bivariate analysis

Multivariate analysis




Yes

No

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI


Age:

-19

41

97

1

1

20–29

295

310

2.3

1.5–3.4

1.7

1.1–2.8

30–39

192

116

3.9

2.5–6.0

2.3

1.2–4.1

40-

43

24

4.2

2.3–7.9

2.3

1.2–5.2

Marital status:

Single

68

82

1

Married/Cohabiting

461

434

1.3

0.91–1.8

Divorced/Separated/Widowed

42

31

1.6

0.93–2.9

Educational level:

Not gone to school

196

250

1

1

Primary school incomplete

62

75

1.1

0.72–1.5

1.0

0.67–1.6

Primary school complete

297

218

1.7

1.3–2.2

1.7

1.3–2.3

Secondary school and above

16

4

5.1

1.7–15

5.8

1.8–19

Occupation:

Peasant

430

428

1

Housewife

47

51

0.9

0.60–1.4

Petty businesswomen

80

57

1.3

0.67–2.8

Other

14

11

1.4

0.97–2.0

Number of deliveries

1

84

139

1

1

2 – 4

275

273

1.7

1.2–2.3

1.7

1.1–2.6

5 -

212

135

2.6

1.8–3.7

2.2

1.3–3.8

Place of delivery:

Home/Roadside

168

210

1

1

Health institution

403

337

1.5

1.2–1.9

1.4

1.1–1.9

Number of antenatal care visitsa,b:

-3

230

281

1

1

4-

322

249

1.5

1.2–2.0

1.4

1.1–1.9

Month booked antenatal carea:

-3

137

98

1

1

4-

427

438

0.70

0.52–0.93

0.89

0.64–1.2

Informed of a risk/complication during antenatal carea:

Yes

122

57

2.3

1.7–3.3

2.6

1.8–3.8

No

442

479

1

1

Advised to deliver in hospitalc:

Yes

119

124

1

No

207

186

1.2

0.84–1.6


a 18 women did not attend antenatal care

b 18 women did not know the number of antenatal care visits

c 482 women had no antenatal cards

Pembe et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9:12   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-9-12

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