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Table 2 Obstetrics characteristics, Knowledge, Attitude and practice of participant mothers in Bahir Dar special Zone, 2010

From: Factors associated with home delivery in Bahirdar, Ethiopia: A case control study

Variables Cases(n = 108) Controls(n = 216) Crude OR (95% CI)
No (%) No (%)
Para
  1-3 93 (86.1) 179 (82.8) 1.3(0.7, 2.4)
  ≥4 15 (13.9) 37 (17.2) 1
Abortion
  Yes 15 (13.9) 18 (8.3) 1.8(0.9, 3.7)
  No 93 (86.1) 198 (91.7) 1
Still birth
  1-2 3 (2.8) 7 (3.2) 1
  None 105 (97.2) 209 (96.8) 0.8(0.2, 3.4)
No of Surviving children
  1-4 103 (95.3) 203 (93.9) 1.3(0.4, 3.8)
  5-8 5 (4.7) 13 (6.1) 1
Knowledge about danger signs of pregnancy
  No 39 (36.1) 33 (15.3) 3.1(1.8, 5.4)
  Yes 69 (63.9) 183 (84.7) 1
Knowledge about danger signs of Labor
  No 23 (21.3) 12 (5.6) 4.6(2.2, 9.6)
  Yes 85(78.7) 204 (94.4) 1
General knowledge about obstetric complications
  Bad 22 (20.4) 2 (1) 27.9(6.4, 122)
  Fair 18 (16.7) 41 (19) 1.1 (0.6, 2.0)
  Good 68 (62.9) 173 (80) 1
Over all attitude
  Unfavorable 88 (81.5) 108 (50) 4.4(2.5, 7.6)
  Favorable 20 (18.5) 108 (50) 1
Last pregnancy planned
  No 25 (23.1) 38 (17.6) 1.4(0.8, 2.5)
  Yes 83 (76.9) 178 (82.4) 1
Got ANC for last pregnancy
  No 51 (47.2) 11 (5.1) 16.6 (8.1, 34)
  Yes 57 (52.8) 205 (94.9) 1
Got any advice on where to deliver
  No 62 (57.4) 52 (24.1) 4.2 (2.6, 6.9)
  Yes 46 (42.6) 164 (75.9) 1
Number of visits
  1-2 17 (29.8) 26 (12.7) 2.9 (1.4, 5.8)
  3 or more 40 (70.2) 179 (87.3) 1
Counseling
  No 27 (47.4) 43 (21.0) 3.4 (1.8, 6.2)
  Yes 30 (52.6) 162 (79.0) 1
Satisfied with ANC care
  No 11 (19.3) 12 (5.9) 4.5 (1.8, 10.9)
  Neutral 7 (12.3) 2 (1.0) 0.2 (0.04,1.54)
  Yes 39 (68.4) 191 (93.1) 1
Over all ANC quality
  Inadequate 49 (86.0) 160 (78.0) 1.7 (0.7,3.9)
  Adequate 8 (14.0) 45 (22.0) 1
Who decided place of last delivery
  Husband 20 49 1.5 (0.8, 2.8)
  Others 17 42 1.5 (0.8, 2.9)
  Together 13 32 1.5 (0.7, 3.2)
  My self 58 93 1
  1. † Include mother or grandmother or mother in-law.