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Table 3 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From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Knowledge, practice and associated factors of newborn care among postnatal mothers at health centers, Bahir Dar City, Northwestern Ethiopia, 2016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%  
Age of mothers
 15–1984.931.211
 20–244024.57128.34.733 (1.188, 18.858)*4.636 (1.024, 20.977)*
 25–297747.211445.43.948 (1.015, 15.352)*3.294 (0.745, 14.570)
 30–342716.64919.54.840 (1.184, 19.775)*4.544 (0.959, 21.545)
 35–39116.7145.63.394 (0.725, 15.897)5.912 (1.028, 33.978)
Maternal educational level
 No formal education2314.1228.811
 Read and write106.1197.61.986 (0.758, 5.205)1.484 (0.435, 5.057)
 Primary (1–4)63.7239.24.008 (1.372, 11.705)*1.906 (0.543, 6.690)
 Primary (5–8)3018.44015.91.394 (0.657, 2.957)0.506 (0.201, 1.276)
 Secondary (9–12)4930.16425.51.365 (0.683, 2.730)0.486 (0.199, 1.185)
 Tertiary (> 12)4527.68333.11.928 (0.969, 3.837)1.243 (0.467, 3.306)
Maternal monthly income
 151–6505533.79839.011
 651–14004527.66927.50.861 (0.522, 1.419)0.706 (0.381, 1.310)
 1401–23503823.36325.10.930 (0.553, 1.556)0.612 (0.296, 1.2666)
 2351–35502012.3156.00.421 (0.200, 0.888)*0.355 (0.133, 0.944)*
 3551–500053.162.40.673 (0.196, 2.308)0.971 (0.212, 4.436)
Month of pregnancy at first ANC visit
 1–3 months5736.812852.011
 3–6 months9259.410241.50.494 (0.324, 0 .752)*0.582 (0.352, 0.961)*
 6–9 months63.9166.51.187 (0.442, 3.192)0.998 (0.265, 3.759)
No of ANC visits
 One31.983.31.367 (0.353, 5.289)2.311 (0.334, 15.965)
 Two149.0156.10.549 (0.253, 1.192)0.536 (0.195, 1.472)
 Three5636.16325.60.577 (0.368, 0.902)0.633 (0.372, 1.079)
 Four8252.916065.011
Birth preparedness
 Yes13683.423894.811
 No2716.6135.20.275 (0.137, 0.551)*0.529 (0.213, 1.315)
Knowledge
 Poor knowledge10463.88132.30.270 (0.179, 0.409)*0.267 (0.267, 0.428)*
 Good o knowledge5936.217067.711
Attitude
 Negative attitude6347.07153.00.626 (0.412, 0.951)*0.588 (0.354, 0.977)
 Positive attitude10035.718064.311
  1. * Reminded the significance of the variable (P value < 0.05)