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Table 2 Factors associated with husband’s active involvement in facility delivery

From: Husband’s involvement with mother’s awareness and knowledge of newborn danger signs in facility-based childbirth settings: a cross-sectional study from rural Bangladesh

Characteristics Husband’s involved (n = 81) COR (95% CI) p value
Age, in years
 < 25 38 (46.9) Ref.
 ≥ 25 43 (53.1) 1.4 (1.2–2.1)* 0.001
Location of residence
 Rural 32 (39.5) Ref.
 Semi-urban 49 (60.5) 1.3 (1.1–1.5)* 0.001
Occupation
 Housewife 56 (69.1) Ref.
 Employed 25 (30.9) 0.8 (0.6–1.1) 0.21
Education level
 < Secondary 33 (40.7) Ref.
 ≥ Secondary 48 (59.3) 1.1 (1.0–1.3)* 0.001
Number of children
 < 3 56 (69.1) Ref.
 ≥ 3 25 (30.9) 0.8 (0.7–1.1) 0.1
Number of ANC visit
 < 2 visits 35 (43.2) Ref.
 ≥ 2 visits 46 (56.8) 1.2 (1.1–1.3)* 0.002
Husband’s education
 < Higher secondary 52 (64.2) Ref.
 ≥ Higher secondary 29 (35.8) 0.9 (0.7–1.1) 0.41
Household assets
 Low 49 (60.5) Ref.
 High 32 (39.5) 0.9 (0.7–1.1) 0.32
Previous experience of facility delivery
 No 29 (35.8) Ref.
 Yes 52 (64.2) 1.5 (1.2–1.6)* 0.01
  1. ANC antenatal care, secondary 10 class/grade, higher secondary 12 class, ref. reference value, COR crude odds ratio
  2. * p < 0.05