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Table 3 Factors associated with late first ANC visit among pregnant mothers attending ANC service in Tselemte Woreda, Tigray, Ethiopia, March 2014

From: Late antenatal care initiation: the case of public health centers in Ethiopia

Variables Delay ANC visit Crude OR (CI 95%) Adjusted OR (CI 95%)
No n (%) Yes n (%)
Educational status N = 365
 Illiterate 67 (31.3) 147 (68.7) 2.28 (1.48, 3.51) 2.39 (0.79, 7.21)
 Literate 77 (51.0) 74 (49.0) 1 1
Occupational status N = 365
 House wife 44 (44) 56 (56) 1.94 (0.96, 3.91) 0.43 (0.10, 2.18)
 Farmer 58 (28.7) 144 (71.3) 3.79 (1.97, 7.29) 0.23 (0.03, 1.54)
 Civil servant and merchant 29 (60.4) 19 (39.6) 1 1
House hold monthly income in ETB N = 365
 ≤ 400 27 (28.7) 67 (71.3) 3.12 (1.69, 5.76) 4.54 (1.07, 19.33)*
 401–600 27 (33.3) 54 (66.7) 2.51 (1.35, 4.69) 3.40 (0.77, 15.12)
 601–1000 41 (40.2) 61 (59.8) 1.87 (1.05, 3.33) 1.47 (0.38, 5.67)
 > 1000 49 (55.7) 39 (44.3) 1 1
Parity N = 365
 Nulliparous 47 (48) 51 (52) 1 1
 ≥ 1 97 (36.3) 170 (63.7) 1.62 (1.01, 2.58) 0.52 (0.05, 5.92)
Number of child alive N = 365
 No child 57 (49.6) 58 (50.4) 1 1
 01-Feb 45 (34.1) 87 (65.9) 1.90 (1.14, 3.17) 6.56 (0.56, 76.29)
 ≥ 3 42 (35.6) 76 (64.4) 1.78 (1.05, 3.01) 0.95 (0.09, 10.52)
Husband accompany to HC N = 365
 No 56 (27.2) 150 (72.8) 3.32 (2.14, 5.15) 6.99 (2.82, 17.31)*
 Yes 88 (55.3) 71 (44.7) 1 1
Received advice on time of booking for index PX N = 216
 No 31 (25.6) 90 (74.4) 3.51 (1.98, 6.24) 4.85 (1.88, 12.50)*
 Yes 52 (54.7) 43 (45.3) 1 1
Time taken to health center (min) N = 339
 < 60 79 (62.2) 48 (37.8) 1 1
 60–120 20 (39.2) 31 (60.8) 2.55 (1.31, 4.97) 1.12 (0.25, 5.05)
 > 120 30 (18.6) 131 (81.4) 7.19 (4.21, 12.27) 5.44 (1.54, 19.25)*
  1. * Significantly associated at P < 0.05