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Table 8 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis on knowledge of safe motherhood among respondents in Kunchi cluster

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

88.0

81.1

0.249

 

84.1

79.9

0.035

 

85.2

81.5

0.636

 

No

12.0

18.9

  

15.9

20.1

  

14.8

18.5

  

Being currently employed

            

Yes

72.0

51.2

0.027

 

65.2

45.3

0.039

 

74.1

52.7

0.044

 

No

28.0

48.8

  

34.8

54.7

  

25.9

47.3

  

Attendance at ANC visits

            

Yes

81.4

70.2

0.359

 

86.3

75.4

*0.001

2.05 (1.1-3.9)

57.3

60.6

0.096

 

No

18.6

29.8

  

13.7

24.6

  

42.7

39.4

  

Parity

            

Once

17.9

20.6

0.083

 

8.7

14.0

0.097

 

20.5

26.3

0.089

 

2–5

61.4

66.3

  

55.9

52.2

  

66.2

59.2

  

>5

20.7

13.1

  

35.4

33.8

  

13.3

14.5

  

Never

0.0

0.0

  

0.0

0.0

  

0.0

0.0