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Table 2 Bivariate and multivariable analysis of factors associated with institutional delivery in Pawe district Benishangul-Gumez, Ethiopia March 2015

From: Utilization of institutional delivery service and associated factors among mothers in North West Ethiopian

Variable Institutional delivery (N = 427) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
No Yes
Age of the mother
 15–24 38 71 3.322 (1.941, 5.684) 3.412 (1.461, 7.972)*
 25–34 91 102 1.993 (1.256, 3.162) 1.245 (.636, 2.438)
 ≥ 35 80 45 1 1
Residence
 Rural 166 152 1 1
 Urban 43 66 1.676 (1.077, 2.610) 0.460 (0.176, 1. 201)
Mother’s educational status
 Unable to write and read 129 70 1 1
 Primary education 65 85 2.410 (1.560, 3.722) 1.199 (0.646, 2.223)
 Secondary and above 15 63 7.740 (4.107, 14.588) 1.233 (0.476, 3.190)
Husband’s occupation (N = 381)
 Farmer 162 124 1 1
 Merchant/private employee 9 23 3.339 (1.492, 7.470) 1.519 (.535, 4.317)
 Government employee 10 53 6.924 (3.387, 14.155) 5.162 (1.740, 15.310)*
Possession of radio or television
 No 172 128 1 1
 Yes 37 90 3.269 (2.093, 5.105) 1.575 (0.786, 3.158)
Last pregnancy planned?
 No 42 19 1 1
 Yes 167 199 2.634 (1.475, 4.703) 1.440 (0.604, 3.432)
Time to reach to the nearest HF on walk
 < 30 51 85 1.980 (1.305, 3.004) 2.049 (.887, 4.733)
 ≥ 30 158 133 1 1
Frequency of ANC visit
 < 4 79 53 1 1
 4 + 60 160 3.975 (2.516, 6.280) 3.341 (1.879, 5.939)**
Knowledge on danger signs
 No 120 25 1 1
 Yes 89 193 10.409 (6.321, 17.140) 7.176 (3.770, 13.658)**
  1. * Significantly associated at p < 0.05
  2. ** Significantly associated at p < 0.001