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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate analyses for predictors of hematinic use among pregnant women at Khartoum, Sudan

From: Antenatal iron and folic acid supplementation use by pregnant women in Khartoum, Sudan

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
The variables OR 95% CI P O R 95% CI P
Age > 28.0 year 2.9 1.5-5.3 0.001 3.0 1.4-6.3 0.005
primiparae 1.2 0.5-2.7 0.673 1.2 0.45-3.1 0.72
Education ≥ secondary level 1.9 1.1-3.1 0.019 0.92 1.5-4.5 0.73
Urban residence 1.84 1.12-3.0 0.016 1.0 0.55-2.1 0.86
Maternal job (employee) 0.7 0.4-1.5 0. 384 0.81 0.35-1.91 0.63
Attended antenatal care 14.7 8.1-26.4 <0.001 14.3 7.4-27.5 <0.001
No medical diseases 0.6 0.19-2.6 0.421 0.67 0.18-2.5 0.55