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Table 4 Factors associated with adherence to iron supplements—multivariate analysis

From: Adherence to iron supplements among women receiving antenatal care at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Uganda-cross-sectional study

Variable Unadjusted OR Adjusted OR 95% CI p value
Number of ANC visits
 < 4 visits 1.0 1.0
 ≥ 4 visits 1.87 1.49 1.12–1.97 0.01
Health talk on supplements
 No 1.0 1.0
 Yes 0.40 1.56 1.07–2.29 0.02
Iron tablets received on last visit
 ≤ 14 tablets 1.0 1.0
 > 14 tablets 2.81 1.05 1.02–1.09 < 0.001
Are you taking other medication?
 Yes 1.0 1.0
 No 1.99 1.37 0.52–3.38 0.48
HIV status
 Negative 1.0 1.0
 Positive 2.72 1.43 0.47–4.38 0.52
Occupation
 Formal employment 1.0 1.0
 Informal employment 7.0 11.80 1.45–96.13 0.02
 Not employed 5.28 10.23 1.25–84.59 0.03
  1. Significant at multivariate analysis