Table 5

Factors affecting the change in second choice1 of poor (≤ 2 USD/day) mothers' care-seeking behavior (n = 392)

Variables

Crude Odds Ratio

95%CI

p-value

Adjusted Odds Ratio2

95%CI

p-value


Had symptoms of respiratory disease

2.77

[1.43-5.35]

0.003**

2.51

[1.28-4.90]

0.007**

Visiting health post first

2.24

[1.35-3.70]

0.002**

2.11

[1.26-3.53]

0.005**

Experiencing child death in the past

2.07

[1.17-3.64]

0.012*

2.05

[1.15-3.68]

0.016*

Participation in health education in the past

1.22

[0.71-1.94]

0.532

Child stunting

1.17

[0.74-2.02]

0.436

Living in rural area

1.06

[0.64-1.75]

0.824

Mother's years of school education

0.81

[0.56-2.11]

0.809


1Changed care-seeking behavior: from self-medication or home care to visit a health facility, from a health post to a public health center or private clinic, or from a public health center to a private clinic as a second care-seeking behavior.

2Multiple logistic regression. Adjusted for having symptoms of respiratory disease, visiting health post first, and experiencing child death in the past.

*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01

Sakisaka et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:10   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-10

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