Table 2

Unadjusted odds ratios (OR) and adjusted odds ratios (AOR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) of the association of socio-demographic variables and delivery assisted by traditional birth attendant in Iraq, 2000

Characteristics

OR (95%CI)

AOR (95%CI)


Age (years)

<25

0.83 (0.64, 1.06)

1.03 (0.86, 1.24)

25–34

1.19 (0.95, 1.49)

1.22 (1.08, 1.39)

35+

1

1

Currently married

Yes

0.73 (0.46, 1.17)

-

No

1

Maternal education level

None

1.86 (1.64, 2.12)

1.42 (1.22, 1.65)

Primary

1.08 (0.96, 1.22)

1.05 (0.92, 1.20)

Secondary or higher

1

1

Area of residence

Urban

0.66 (0.60, 0.72)

-

Rural

1

Wealth index (Quintiles)

Poorest

2.90 (2.49, 3.39)

2.52 (2.14, 2.98)

Second

1.27 (1.06, 1.52)

1.14 (0.95, 1.37)

Middle

0.74 (0.61, 0.89)

0.75 (0.62, 0.92)

Fourth

0.79 (0.65, 0.96)

0.85 (0.69, 1.03)

Richest

1

1

Number of children ever born

1 or 2

0.66 (0.57, 0.76)

0.72 (0.59, 0.87)

3 or 4

1.01 (0.88, 1.16)

1.04 (0.89, 1.21)

5 or 6

1.11 (0.95, 1.30)

1.07 (0.90, 1.28)

7 or more

1

1


Siziya et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:7   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-7

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