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Table 2 Bivariate associations between birth registration and potential determinants among children aged 047 months (with mothers aged 1449 years pregnant in the last 2 years

From: Understanding whose births get registered: a cross sectional study in Bauchi and Cross River states, Nigeria

Factors Cross River state Bauchi state
OR (95% CIca) OR (95% CIca)
From urban area 1.79 (1.33 - 2.42) 4.80 (2.82 - 8.16)
Male 1.03 (0.95 - 1.11) 1.02 (0.91 - 1.13)
Mother married or co-habiting 1.11 (0.92-1.33) 0.54 (0.32- 0.92)
Mother attended antenatal care in a government health facility in her last pregnancy 2.53 (2.18 - 2.93) 4.26 (3.00 - 6.04)
Mother delivered in a government health facility in her last pregnancy 2.31 (1.95 - 2.74) 4.41 (3.31 - 5.87)
From household with enough food in the last week 1.39 (1.20 - 1.60) 1.29 (0.96 - 1.72)
Mother has less than two children 1.08 (0.96 - 1.20) 0.99 (0.85 - 1.16)
Mother has an income and is involved in decision on how to spend it 1.09 (0.96 - 1.23) 1.04 (0.86 - 1.25)
Mother has some formal education 1.88 (1.40 - 2.53) 4.77 (3.73 - 6.11)
Mother has junior secondary or higher education 2.14 (1.84 - 2.49) 6.69 (4.79 - 9.36)
Father has some formal education 2.04 (1.60 - 2.60) 4.32 (3.30 - 5.66)
Father has junior secondary or higher education 1.76 (1.54 - 2.01) 4.72 (3.63 - 6.13)
From a female headed household 0.89 (0.76 - 1.04) 1.17 (0.58 - 2.37)
From community with an active village health development committee 0.89 (0.67 - 1.20) 1.32 (0.76 - 2.29)
From community with a government health facility within the community 1.32 (0.90-1.94) 1.92 (1.15- 3.21)
  1. Bold font indicates associations significant at the 5% level.