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Table 3 Predictive factors of unhealthy practice during pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal and neonatal period in southern Ethiopia, 2018 (N = 290)

From: Patterns and predictive factors of unhealthy practice among mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal and newborn care in Southern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Category Unhealthy practice Crude OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
No Yes
Knowing the effect of unhealthy practice
 No 60 180 2.769 (1.479–5.184)* 4.673 (1.163–18.774)*
 Yes 24 26 1 1
Number of live birth
 ≥ 5 56 90 2.578 (1.516–4.382)* 2.528 (1.037–6.166)*
 1–4 28 116 1 1
Religion
 Muslim 19 26 2.024 (1.050–3.900)* .783 (.177–3.467)
 Christian 65 180 1 1
Residence
 Rural 70 142 2.254 (1.182–4.296)* .496 (.196–1.253)
 Urban 14 64 1 1
 Educational status
 Illiterate 79 148 6.192 (2.386–16.066)* 7.611 (2.375–24.396)*
 Literate 5 58 1 1
Birth attendant
 Untrained attendant 43 77 1.757 (1.052–2.933)* .692 (.312–1.536)
 Trained attendant 41 129 1 1
  1. CI Confidence interval, COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio
  2. *Statistically significant (p < .05), ‘1’ reference category