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Table 3 Factors associated with iron folate supplementation adherence among pregnant women in West Dembia northwest Ethiopia 2018 (N = 348)

From: Factors associated with adherence to iron folate supplementation among pregnant women in West Dembia district, northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Characteristics Adherence COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes
Number (%)
No
Number (%)
Knowledge about anemia
 Good knowledge 80 (40.0) 120 (60.0) 3.54 (2.25, 5.57) 2.63 (1.51, 4.59)*
 Poor knowledge 104 (70.3) 44 (29.7) 1 1
Knowledge about iron folate supplementation
 Good knowledge 102 (42.7) 137 (57.3) 4.08 (2.46, 6.76) 2.82 (1.52, 5.23)*
 Poor knowledge 82 (75.2) 27 (24.8) 1 1
Number of ANC visit
 ≤ 2 105 (64.4) 58 (35.6) 1 1
 3 66 (53.7) 57 (46.3) 1.56 (0.97, 2.52) 1.32 (0.78, 2.26)
 ≥ 4 13 (21.0) 49 (79.0) 6.82 (3.42, 13.61) 6.97 (3.25, 14.96)*
Previous anemia
 Yes 3 (9.7) 28 (90.3) 12.42 (3.70, 41.71) 13.87 (3.75, 51.35)*
 No 181 (57.1) 136 (42.9) 1 1
Previous malaria
 Yes 7 (33.3) 14 (66.7) 2.36 (0.93, 5.99) 2.76 (0.91, 8.39)
 No 177 (54.1) 150 (45.9) 1 1
Monthly income
 < 37$ 17 (54.8) 14 (45.2) 1 1
 38–111$ 109 (42.2) 149 (57.8) 0.60 (0.28, 1.27) 0.89 (0.37, 2.13)
 > 111$ 38 (64.4) 21 (35.6) 1.49 (0.61, 3.61) 1.21 (0.43, 3.40)
  1. ANC antenatal care
  2. * Statistically significant at p < 0.05 after being adjusted for other variables, 1: reference