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Table 1 Factors associated with knowledge of neonatal danger signs among mothers who gave birth the last 4 month attending immunization in Harar town public health facilities, Eastern Ethiopia, February 2017

From: Knowledge of neonatal danger signs and associated factors among mothers who gave birth during the last 4 months while attending immunization services in Harar town public health facilities, Ethiopia, 2017

Independent variables Frequency (%) Knowledge of neonatal danger signs COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Good Poor
Maternal level of education
 College and above 95 (27.3) 53 42 3.99 (1.86, 8.6)** 5.4 (1.3, 22.7)*
 Secondary level 83 (23.9) 38 45 2.7 (1.22, 5.83)* 4.9 (1.15, 21.1)
 No formal education 50 (14.4) 12 38 1.00 1.00
Time of breast feeding initiation
 < 1 h 306 (70.8 113 193 1.87 (1.17, 3)** 3.23 (1.11-9.7)
 > 1 h 126 (29.2) 30 96 1.00 1.00
Husband/partner level of education
 College and above 88 (20.6) 44 44 3.4 (1.72, 6.75)** 4.95 (1.15, 21.32)**
 Secondary level 106 (24.8) 43 63 2.34 (1.2, 4.53)* 4.7 (1.15, 19.23)
 No formal education 75 (17.5) 17 58 1.00 1.00
Parity
 Primi para 188 (43.5) 46 142 1.00 1.00
 Multi para 226 (52.3) 85 141 1.9 (1.2, 2.9)** 2.59 (1.05, 6.58)*
ANC neonatal danger sign counseling
 Yes 121 (34.2) 76 45 4.87 (3.04, 7.8)** 4.34 (1.61, 11.7)
 No 233 (68.8) 60 173 1.00 1.00
PNC visit within 6 days
 Yes 145 (33.6) 74 71 3.29 (2.16, 5.02)** 3.32 (1.26, 8.67)
 No 287 (66.4) 69 218 1.00  
Source of information
 Yes 253 (83.8) 127 126 2.29 (1.19, 4.4)* 6.04 (1.63, 22.4)**
 No 49 (16.2) 15 34 1.00 1.00
Mode of delivery
 Spontaneous vaginal delivery (SVD) 248 (57.4) 51 197 1.00 1.00
 Caesarian section 148 (34.2) 80 68 4.5 (2.9, 7)** 3.86 (1.46, 10.25)
First source of information
 Family 52 (19.9) 12 40   
 Health professional 81 (31) 47 34 4.6 (2.1, 10.6)** 5.45 (1.27, 23.3)*
 Media 68 (26.1) 35 33 3.5 (1.6, 7.9)* 5.08 (1.16, 22.36)*
  1. CI Confidence Interval, COR Crude Odds Ratio, AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio
  2. *p-value < 0.05, **p-value < 0.001