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Table 3 Factors associated with labor pain control among mothers who gave birth at Leku general hospital, SNNPR, Ethiopia, 2018/9

From: Labor pain control and associated factors among women who gave birth at Leku primary hospital, southern Ethiopia

Variables Level of pain
Controls (n = 404)
COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) p-value
Less control Greater control
Age of mother
 ≤ 18 19 29 0.69 (0.34, 1.43) 2.9 (0.9, 9.7)
 19–24 20 110 2.48 (1.28, 4.78) 5.85 (2.14, 15.98)* 0.001
 25–29 38 101 1.2 (0.67, 2.15) 1.7 (0.8, 3.9)
 ≥ 30 27 60 1r 1r  
Marital status
 Single 9 10 1r 1r
 Married 95 290 2.75 (1.08, 6.92) 1.1 (0.3, 4.04)
Occupation
 Farmer 24 117 2.3 (1.2, 4.3) 2.5 (1.14, 5.57)* 0.02
 Merchant 22 64 1.4 (0.7, 2.7) 2.1 (0.9, 4.8)  
 Gov’t employee 15 45 1.4 (0.7, 2.98) 1.9 (0.8, 4.9)  
 Daily laborer 15 15 0.5 (0.2, 1.1) 0.8 (0.2, 2.2)  
 House wife 28 59 1r 1r  
Gravida
 Primi gravida 61 135 0.58 (0.37, 0.9) 0.13 (0.06, 0.3)* < 0.001
 Multi gravida 43 165 1r 1r  
Family support
 Good 52 230 3.29 (2.1, 5.25) 2.8 (1.49, 5.3)* < 0.001
 Poor 52 70 1r 1r  
History of pregnancy loss
 No 61 283 1r 1r  
 Yes 43 17 0.1 (0.05,0.16) 0.06 (0.03, 0.14)* < 0.001
Duration of labor
 Less than 12 h 66 261 3.85 (2.3, 6.5) 3.2 (1.65, 6.23)* 0.001
 Greater than 12 h 38 39 1r 1r  
Mode of delivery
 Vaginal 71 240 1.9 (1.13, 3.1) 1.34 (0.7, 2.6)
 C/S 33 60 1r 1r  
  1. * Significantly associated