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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