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Table 3 Determinants of maternal near misses in Amhara region referral hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia, February 01 to July 30, 2018

From: Magnitude of maternal near misses and the role of delays in Ethiopia: a hospital based cross-sectional study

Characteristics Maternal near miss COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Husband educational status (556)
 Unable to write and read 52 155 1.23 (0.74, 2.05) 0.658 (0.33, 1.33)
 Able to write and read only 4 40 0.37 (0.12, 1.11) 0.29 (0.09, 0.96)b
 Primary education 21 38 2.03 (1.05, 3.95)a 1.305 (0.58, 2.94)
 Secondary education 37 64 2.13 (1.21, 3.75)a 1.623 (0.79, 3.34)
 College and above 31 114 1.00 1.00
ANC follow up (n = 572)
 Not booked 76 99 3.24 (2.20,4.79)a 3.16 (1.96, 5.10)b
 Booked 76 321 1.00 1.00
Monthly income (n = 572)
 < 1000 Birr 49 86 1.00 1.00
 1001–2000 Birr 51 135 0.66 (0.41, 1.07) 0.58 (0.32, 1.05)
 2001–3000 Birr 26 124 0.37 (0.21, 0.64)a 0.35 (0.18, 0.70)b
 3001–4000 Birr 15 39 0.68 (0.34, 1.35) 0.96 (0.36, 2.46)
 ≥ 401 Birr 11 36 0.54 (0.25, 1.15) 0.50 (0.19, 1.36)
Duration of hospital stay (n = 572)
 < 7 days 92 322 1.00 1.00
 ≥ 7 days 60 98 2.14 (1.44,3.18)a 2.20 (1.33, 3.63)b
Delay in reaching the final place of care (n = 572)
 Traveled ≤ 10 km 25 122 1.00 1.00
 Traveled > 10 km 127 298 2.08 (1.29, 3.35)a 1.99 (1.10, 3.61)b
  1. aSignificant at bivariable analysis
  2. bSignificant at multivariable analysis