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Table 3 Risk factors associated with stress among pregnant women in Bale zone, April 2017

From: Perceived stress and its associated factors among pregnant women in Bale zone Hospitals, Southeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Categories Perceived stress COR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Yes No COR AOR
Marital status Married 41 334 1 1
Single 5 16 2.55 (0.13, 1.12) 1.75 (0.15, 20.07)
Age of the respondents ≤ 24 24 184 3.39 (0.44, 26.14) 2.28 (0.82, 6.37)
25–34 21 140 3.90 (0.50, 30.27) 1.44 (0.10, 20.28)
≥ 34 1 26 1 1
Occupation Housewife 23 212 1 1
Merchant 5 44 1.07 (0.386, 2.98) 0.71 (0.044, 11.58)
Private employee 7 43 2.69 (1.04, 6.92) 0.29 (0.02, 14.47)
Farmer 5 24 1.42 (0.30, 6.92) 2.18 (0.11, 42.2)
Government employee 6 13 0.78 (0.26, 2.38) 0.64 (0.03, 14.47)
Living arrangements With husband 38 323 1 1
Alone 8 27 2.52 (1.07, 5.94) 0.29 (0.016, 5.34)
Status of pregnancy Wanted/planned 36 303 1 1
Unwanted/unplanned 10 47 0.56 (0.26, 1.200) 1.12 (0.10, 12.15)
Gravida (in number) 1 9 130 3.05 (0.38, 24.73) 1.08 (0.29, 4.02)
2–5 36 176 9.00 (1.20, 67.46) 9.82 (1.08, 89.5)
≥ 6 1 44 1 1
Gestational age (in weeks) ≤ 12 23 63 6.44 (2.73, 15.12) 3.53 (1.03, 12.08)
13–24 15 146 1.81 (0.75, 4.40) 1.04 (0.34, 3.18)
≥ 25 8 141 1 1
History neonatal death Yes 2 30 0.38 (0.09, 1.65) 0.60 (0.11, 3.18)
No 34 192 1 1
  1. Italic values indicate significance of P-value (P < 0.05)