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Table 2 Bivariate and multivariate analysis depicting factors associated with good preconception health/care knowledge among women giving birth in Hawassa, Ethiopia 2017

From: Women’s knowledge and associated factors on preconception care at Public Health Institution in Hawassa City, South Ethiopia

  Client’s preconception knowledge COR, 95% CI AOR, 95% CI
Poor PCC knowledge Good PCC knowledge
Women’s educational status Elementary and below 372 (64%) 63 (11%) 1 1
High school and above 93 (16%) 52 (9%) 3.3 (2.1–5.1)*** 2.0 (1.1–3.3)*
Husband’s educational Status Elementary and below 295 (51%) 47 (8.1%) 1 1
High school and above 170 (29.3%) 68 (11.7%) 2.5 (1.7–3.8)*** 1.3 (0.7–2.3)
Monthly house hold income ≤ 1000.0 birr 147 (25.4%) 27 (5.0%) 1 1
1001.0–2000.0 birr 98 (16.9%) 21 (3.6%) 1.2 (0.6–2.2) 1.4 (0.8–2.9)
2001.0–3675.0 birr 117 (20.2%) 25 (4.3%) 1.2 (0.6–2.1) 1.1 (0.6–2.1)
≥ 3676.0 birr 103 (17.8%) 42 (7.2%) 2.2 (1.3–3.9)* 1.5 (0.8–2.9)
Women’s place of residence Rural 183 (31.6%) 22 (3.8%) 1 1
Urban 282 (48.6%) 93 (16.0%) 2.7 (1.7–4.5)*** 2.0 (1.1–3.3)*
Attended ANC for at least one visit Not attended ANC 56 (9.7%) 3 (0.5%) 1 1
Attended at least one ANC visit 409 (70.5%) 112 (19.3%) 5.1 (1.6–16.6)* 4.0 (1.1–12.6)*
\({\text{Hx}}^{\smallint }\)of previous infant with macrosomia No history 414 (71.4%) 109 (18.8%) 1 1
Yes 51 (8.8%) 6 (1.0% 0.4 (0.9–1.1) 0.4 (0.2–1.0)
Hx of pregnancy Induced Hypertension No 452 (77.9%) 107 (18.5%) 1 1
Yes 13 (2.2%) 8 (1.4%) 2.6 (1.1–6.4)* 1.7 (0.6–4.4)
  1. \({\text{Hx}}^{\smallint }\): history
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 and ***p < 0.001