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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis of mothers SSC practice and its determinant factors during postpartum stay at public health institutions in four selected towns’ post natal units, Ethiopia, 2016/17

From: Assessment of skin-to-skin contact (SSC) during the postpartum stay and its determinant factors among mothers at public health institutions in Ethiopia

Variables SSC status (N = 384) COR (95% CI) P-value AOR (95% CI) P-value
Yes (n = 81) No (n = 150)
n % n %
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 4 5.5 69 94.5 13.03 (4.33, 39.23) 0.000 18.23 (5.26, 63.52) 0.000*
 Primary (1–8) 25 21.0 84 79.0 2.84 (1.52, 5.32)   3.72 (1.62, 8.52)  
 Secondary (9–12) 45 39.8 68 60.2 1.14 (0.64, 2.05)   1.59 (0.75, 3.39)
 Tertiary (Diploma and above) 34 43.0 45 57.0 1.00   1.00
Occupation
 Housewife 73 28.0 18 72.0 1.00   1.00  
 Employed 32 35.6 858 64.4 0.70 (0.42, 1.17)   0.43 (0.11, 1.66)  
 Unemployed four 3 9.1 30 90.9 3.88 (1.15, 13.12) 0.029 67 (0.16, 2.83) 0.582
Type of current pregnancy
 Wanted/planned 99 31.4 216 68.6 1.00   1.00  
 Unwanted/unplanned 9 13.0 60 87.0 3.06 (1.46, 6.40) 0.003 0.59 (0.24, 1.45) 0.251
Number of ANC visits
 One 1 5.9 16 94.1 1.00   1.00  
 Two 7 21.9 25 78.1 19.87 (2.67, 147.62)   9.97 (1.21, 81.91)  
 Three 15 22.4 52 77.6 9.09 (1.18, 69.69) 0.003 8.55 (1.05, 69.54) 0.032*
 Four 84 36.2 148 63.8 2.03 (0.84, 4.88)   1.31 (0.49, 3.50)  
GA (gestational age)
 < 37 weeks 7 77.8 2 22.2 1.00   1.00  
 37–42 weeks 101 26.9 274 73.1 9.49 (1.94, 46.47) 0.005 0.07 (0.01, 0.53) 0.010*
Current birth attendant
 Midwife 88 32.1 186 67.9 1.00   1.00  
 Nurse 6 20.0 24 80.0 1.89 (0.75, 4.79)   0.20 (0.07, 0.53)  
 Doctor 6 24.0 19 76.0 1.49 (0.58, 3.88)   0.22 (0.06, 0.89)  
 Health officer 8 14.5 47 85.5 2.78 (1.26, 6.13) 0.011 0.28 (0.07, 1.09) 0.212*
  1. COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. * Significant association with P-value < 0.05