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Table 7 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis on knowledge of safe motherhood among respondents in B/Gwari cluster/Kaduna State

From: Knowledge of safe motherhood among women in rural communities in northern Nigeria: implications for maternal mortality reduction

  Knowledge of benefits of ANC visits Knowledge of maternal danger signs Knowledge of the benefits of delivery by a skilled birth attendant
  Good knowledge (%) Poor knowledge (%) P-value OR (95%CI) Good knowledge (%) Poor knowledge (%) P-value OR (95% CI) Good knowledge (%) Poor knowledge (%) P-value OR (95% CI)
Ever attended school             
Yes 84.4 68.2 0.061   84.2 66.3 *0.009 2.63 (1.2-5.8) 80.0 69.6 0.392  
No 15.6 31.8    15.8 33.7    20.0 30.4   
Being currently employed             
Yes 50.0 39.9 0.027   64.9 34.6 0.047   53.3 40.4 0.023  
No 50.0 60.1    35.1 65.4    46.7 59.6   
Attendance at ANC visits             
Yes 60.0 38.2 0.423   84.2 61.5 * 0.017 3.33 (1.6-7.2) 80.0 69.6 0.872  
No 40.0 61.8    15.8 38.5    20.0 30.4   
Parity             
Once 33.3 17.8 0.061   8.8 9.6 0.093   12.5 18.7 0.074  
2–5 40.0 64.4    40.4 49.5    62.5 63.0   
>5 26.7 17.8    50.9 40.9    25.0 18.3   
Never 0.0 0.0    0.0 0.0    0.0 0.0