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Table 3 Predictor variables of early ANC booking among mother who visited public health facilities in Central Zone, Tigray, Ethiopia/2015

From: Timing of first focused antenatal care booking and associated factors among pregnant mothers who attend antenatal care in Central Zone, Tigray, Ethiopia

Variables Booking status of first ANC p value COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Timely booking Late booking
Have you ever give birth
 Yes 82 (45.1%) 100 (54.9%) 0.042 2 (1.03–4.21) 2.2 (1.07–4.67)*
 No 13 (28.3%) 33 (71.7%) ++ ++  
Husband/partner involvement on ANC booking timely
 Yes 75 (45.7%) 89 (54.3%) 0.048 1.9 (1.01–3.42) 1.2 (0.63–2.40)
 No 20 (31.3%) 44 (68.8%) ++ ++  
Rank of the mother on HDA activities
 Excellent 34 (40.5%) 50 (59.5%)   0.38 (0.24–0.59) 0.97 (0.43–0.1.18)
 Good 46 (48.4%) 49 (51.6%) 0.042 2.13 (1.03–40) 1.6 (0.73–3.59)
 Not ranking 15 (30.6%) 34 (69.4%) ++ ++  
Ambulance services
 Yes 57 (48.3%) 61 (51.7%) 0.036 1.8 (1.04–3.02) 1.5 (0.82–2.62)
 No 38 (34.5%) 72 (65.5%) ++ ++  
Information received on correct time of ANC booking
 Yes 92 (45.1) 112 (54.9%) 0.006 5.8 (1.66–12.88) 4.3 (1.13–16.7)*
 No 3 (12.5%) 21 (87.5%)    
  1. * Indicates significant association
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