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Table 2 Factors associated with mother’s good knowledge about neonatal danger signs, Gondar town, April 2012

From: Level of mother’s knowledge about neonatal danger signs and associated factors in North West of Ethiopia: a community based study

Factor variables Knowledge on neonatal danger sign Crud OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Good, N Poor, N
Marital status
 Married 97 392   
 Single 5 40 0.50 (0.19, 1.31)  
 Divorce 3 37 0.33 (0.99, 1.08)  
 Widowed 5 24 0.84 (0.31, 2.26)  
Mother education
 Primary education 13 241 1 1
 Secondary education 68 204 6.18 (3.32, 11.51) 3.05 (1.43, 6.50)
 College and above 29 48 11.2 (5.43, 23.01) 3.48 (1.37, 8.52)
Mother occupation
 Housewife 34 271 1  
 Government employee 44 77 4.56 (2.72, 7.62)  
 Private employee 22 112 1.57 (0.88, 2.79)  
 Merchant 8 21 3.04 (1.25, 7.39)  
 Others 2 12 1.33 (0.28, 6.19)  
Husband education
 Primary education 4 129 1 1
 Secondary education 55 186 9.53 (3.37, 26.97) 3.89 (1.29, 11.71)
 College and above 40 87 14.8 (5.12, 42.93) 3.91 (1.23, 12.36)
ANC
 No 12 241 1 1
 Yes 98 252 7.81 (4.18, 14.59) 2.28 (1.05, 4.95)
PNC
 No 54 404 1 1
 Yes 56 89 4.70 (3.03, 7.29) 2.08 (1.22, 3.59)
Place of delivery
 Health center 30 149 1  
 Hospital 70 160 2.17 (1.34, 3.52)  
 Home 10 184 0.27 (0.13, 0.57)  
Radio
 No 15 150 1  
 Yes 95 343 2.77 (1.55, 4.93)  
Television
 No 11 222 1 1
 Yes 99 271 7.37 (3.86, 14.09) 3.49 (1.30, 9.39)
Wealth index
 Poor 8 199 1  
 Medium 31 162 4.76 (2.12, 10.64)  
 Rich 71 132 13.38 (6.23, 28.70)