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Table 4 Influence of socio-demographic and obstetric factors on pregnant women’s full knowledge level on MTCT of HIV, SNNPR, 2012

From: Awareness and knowledge on timing of mother-to-child transmission of HIV among antenatal care attending women in Southern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Full knowledge on timing of MTCT Crude OR (95% CI)* Adjusted OR (95% CI)*
Yes No
Age in completed years     
   15-24 70 470 1.00  
   25-34 73 632 0.78 (0.55, 1.10) 0.87 (0.57, 1.36)
   35-49 9 71 0.85 (0.41, 1.78) 1.60 (0.66, 3.91)
Maximum level of education     
   Not able to read and write 25 412 1.00  
   Able to read and write only 9 58 2.56 (1.14, 5.75) 2.97 (1.28, 6.88)**
   Grade1-6 29 384 1.25 (0.72, 2.16) 1.31 (0.72, 2.39)
   Grade 7-12 50 253 3.26 (1.97, 5.40) 2.52 (1.34, 4.73)**
   College and above 39 66 9.74 (5.54, 17.14) 3.68 (1.49, 9.08)**
Occupation     
   House wife 71 661 1.00  
   Farmer 8 166 0.45 (0.21, 0.95) 0.46 (0.20, 1.03)
   Pastoralist 0 6 - -
   Merchant 10 205 0.45 (0.23, 0.90) 0.42 (0.21, 0.84)**
   Government employee 44 77 5.32 (3.41, 8.29) 2.50 (1.23, 5.07)**
   Student 13 34 3.56 (1.80, 7.06) 2.44 (1.09, 5.47)**
   Daily laborer 6 19 2.94 (1.14, 7.60) 3.05 (1.11, 8.34)**
   Others 0 5 - -
Estimated average monthly income     
   < 670 Eth. Birr 66 726 1.00  
   ≥ 671 Eth. Birr 81 409 2.18 (1.54, 3.08) 1.03 (0.66, 1.61)
Gravidity     
   One 58 302 1.00  
   Two-four 75 661 0.59 (0.50, 0.85) 0.83 (0.53, 1.30)
   Five-seven 19 189 0.52 (0.30, 0.91) 1.11 (0.54, 2.29)
   Eight and above 0 21 - -
Gestational age in weeks     
   ≤ 16 weeks 2 40 1.00  
   17-24 weeks 33 273 2.42 (0.56, 10.47) 1.69 (0.38, 7.61)
   25-35 weeks 87 669 2.60 (0.62, 10.95) 1.96 (0.45, 8.53)
   ≥ 36 weeks 30 191 3.14 (0.72, 13.68) 2.06 (0.45, 9.32)
  1. All variables were controlled for each other.
  2. *p-value < 0.05, **Statistically significant.