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Table 2 Association of knowledge on newborn care with socio-demographic and other factors, among postnatal mothers in Health Centers, Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016 (N = 414)

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Knowledge, practice and associated factors of newborn care among postnatal mothers at health centers, Bahir Dar City, Northwestern Ethiopia, 2016

VariableKnowledge levelOdds ratio
Poor knowledgeGood knowledgeCrudeAdjusted
N%N%
Maternal educational level
 No formal education3016.2156.611
 Read and Write189.7114.81.222 (0.462, 3.234)1.362 (0.494, 3.753)
 Primary (1–4)126.5177.42.833 (1.080, 7.433)*2.679 (0.996, 7.205)
 Primary (5–8)2111.44921.44.667 (2.090, 6.421)*4.44 (0.789, 9.142)
 Secondary (9–12)4926.56427.92.612 (1.268, 5.382)*2.465 (1.175, 5.173)*
 Tertiary (> 12)5529.77331.92.655 (1.303, 5.409)*2.301 (1.114, 4.752)*
Month of pregnancy at first ANC visit
 1–3 months7141.311449.811
 3–6 months9454.710043.70.663 (0.440, 0.997)*0.714 (0.466, 1.093)
 6–9 months74.0156.51.335 (0.519, 3.433)1.447 (0.548, 3.978)
Birth preparedness
 Yes15985.921593.911
 No2614.1146.10.398 (0.201, 0.787)*0.578 (0.257, 1.300)
Do you receive information on newborn care
 Yes14176.220187.811
 No4423.82812.20.466 (0.265, 0.751)*0.698 (0.389, 1.252)
  1. * Reminded the significance of the variable (P value < 0.05)