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Table 3 Factors associated with ORT utilisation of mothers towards management of diarrhoea for under-five children in Dangure district, Benishangul Gumuze region, Ethiopia/2018

From: Prevalence of oral rehydration therapy use and associated factors among under-five children with diarrhea in Dangure, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia/2018

Variables Yes No AOR (95% CI) P-value
Knowledge about ORT
 Good 147 (53.8%) 126 (46.2%) 1.5 (1.14–3.90) 0.038
 Poor 164 (48.7%) 173 (51.3%) 1
Maternal educational status
 No formal education 130 (42.8%) 174 (57.2%) 1
 Primary school 108 (57.4%) 80 (42.6%) 2.8 (1.52–9.33) 0.001
 Secondary school 54 (60%) 36 (40%) 3.2 (1.69–6.14) 0.002
 College and above 19 (67.9%) 9 (32.1%) 4.1 (1.5–10.9) 0.004
Monthly income
 < 5000 birr 72 (36.4%) 126 (63.6%) 1
 500–1000 birr 131 (52.2%) 120 (47.8%) 2.1 (1.14–3.25) 0.014
 1001–3000 birr 71 (63.4%) 41 (36.6%) 2.8 (1.51–6.24) 0.002
 > 3000 birr 37 (75.5%) 12 (24.5%) 4.3 (1.78–12.5) 0.012
Seeking advice or treatment from health facility
 Yes 251 (58.2%) 180 (41.8%) 3.9 (2.90–8.49) 0.020
 No 60 (33.5%) 119 (66.5%) 1
Previous experience of ORT
 Yes 265 (68.5%) 122 (31.5%) 8.5 (5.20–15.1) 0.031
 No 46 (20.6%) 177 (79.4%) 1
Had ORT sachet at home
 Yes 63 (72.4%) 24 (27.6%) 2.7 (1.39–5.25) 0.003
 No 248 (47.4%) 275 (52.6%) 1
Tooth eruption
 Yes 133 (36.2%) 234 (63.8%) 0.24 (0.6–0.98) 0.000
 No 178 (73.3%) 65 (26.7%) 1