Table 3

Adjusted odds ratios of Antenatal & Delivery care use by pregnancy intention and other characteristics, SW Ethiopia 2012 (n = 1370)
Variables Antenatal care1 Delivery care1
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Pregnancy intention
  Intended Ref Ref
  unintended 0.75 (0.58–0.97)* 0.71 (0.47–1.08)
Age
  15–24 Ref Ref
  25–34 1. 03 (0.72–1.47) 0.78 (0.47–1.29)
  35+ 0.79 (0.49–1.29) 0.81 (0.39–1.69)
Educational status
  No education Ref Ref
  Primary 1.45 (1.07–1.96)* 1.05 (0.70–1.59)
  Secondary & above 3.04 (1.33–6.97)** 2.31(1.13–4.75)*
Residence
  Rural Ref Ref
  Urban 1.56 (1.14–2.14)** 1.68 (1.11–2.55)**
Parity
  1–2 Ref Ref
  3–4 1.07 (0.73–1.56) 0.66 (0.38–1.11)
  5+ 0. 96 (0.63–1.45) 0.79 (0.44–1.43)
Wealth index
  Low Ref Ref
  Middle 1.64 (1.21–2.21)** 1.52 (0.84–2.74)
  Upper 2.31 (1.64–3.26)*** 2.40 (1.32–4.36)**
Participation in decisions
  No Ref Ref
  Yes 1.34 (1.06–1.70)* 1.05 (0.73–1.51)
Distance from health facility
  < 1 hour Ref Ref
  > 1 hour 0.66 (0.50–0.87)** 0.55 (0.34–0.89)*
Pregnancy related morbidity
  No 1 1
  Yes 1.32 (1.02-1.72)* 1.40 (0.96–2.05)
Ever use of family planning
  No 1 1
  Yes 2.58 (1.95–3.40)*** 2.27 (1.56–3.31)***
Antenatal care use Ref
  No - 2.41 (1.63–3.58)***
  Yes

*significant at P < 0.05 **P < 0.01 ***significant at p < 0.001.

1Adjusted for age, education, residence, parity, wealth, and participation in decisions.

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Wado et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013 13:36   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-13-36

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