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Table 3 Multivariable analysis of factors determining preference of delivery place among women who delivered in the last 12 months in Simada district, Ethiopia

From: Delivery place preference and its associated factors among women who deliver in the last 12 months in Simada district of Amhara Region, Northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study

Variables Facility delivery N (%) Home delivery N (%) COR (95%) AOR (95%)
Education
 No formal education 62 (41.1) 121 (62.1) 3.79 (1.96, 7.33)* 0.87 (0.18, 4.25)
 Primary education 56 (37.1) 57 (29.2) 1.98 (0.99, 3.95) 1.01 (0.26, 3.95)
 Secondary and above 33 (21.9) 17 (8.7) 1 1
Monthly income (ETB)
 < 1800 56 (37.1) 105 (53.8) 1.98 (1.28, 3.05)* 2.13 (1.06, 4.35)**
 ≥ 1800 95 (62.9) 90 (46.2) 1 1
Husband education
 No formal education 56 (37.1) 56 (28.7) 1.75 (0.94, 3.26) 1.25 (0.33, 4.75)
 Primary education 53 (35.1) 115 (59.0) 3.80 (2.09, 6.90)* 2.42 (0.57, 10.30)
 Secondary and above 42 (27.8) 24 (12.3) 1 1
Previous delivery place
 Facility 108 (71.5) 42 (21.5) 0.11 (0.07, 0.18)* 0.13 (0.05, 0.32)**
 Home 43 (28.5) 153 (78.5) 1 1
Decision of delivery place
 Husband/TBA 61 (40.6) 134 (68.7) 3.24 (2.08, 5.05)* 1.11 (0.51, 2.39)
 Woman herself 90 (59.6) 61 (31.3) 1 1
Distance of facility (km)
 < 5 99 (65.6) 83 (42.6) 0.39 (0.25, 0.60)* 0.40 (0.17, 0.98)**
 ≥ 5 52 (34.4) 112 (57.4) 1 1
Transport access
 Yes 90 (59.6) 69 (35.4) 0.37 (0.24, 0.58)* 0.31 (0.15, 0.67)**
 No 61 (40.6) 126 (64.6) 1 1
No of past pregnancies
 1 pregnancy 38 (25.2) 43 (22.1) 0.49 (0.26, 0.91)* 0.96 (0.32, 2.86)
 2–5 pregnancies 84 (55.6) 85 (43.6) 0.44 (0.26, 0.74)* 0.49 (0.21, 1.55)
 > 5 pregnancies 29 (19.2) 67 (34.4) 1 1
Know advantage of facility birth
 Yes 136 (90.1) 113 (57.9) 0.15 (0.08, 0.28)* 0.57 (0.20, 1.63)
 No 15 (9.9) 82 (42.1) 1 1
Number of ANC
 < 4 visit 88 (67.7) 105 (89.7) 4.18 (2.07, 8.42)* 3.65 (1.58, 8.41)**
 ≥ 4 visits 42 (32.3) 12 (10.3) 1 1
  1. In this study, grand multiparity is defined as women who have > 5 deliveries
  2. 1 reference
  3. * Significant on binary analysis
  4. ** Significant on multivariable analysis