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Table 4 Association of HEWs visit during pregnancy and other factors with place of delivery in north and south cetral, Ethiopia 2012

From: Effect of an innovative community based health program on maternal health service utilization in north and south central Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study

Characteristics Place of delivery Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
  Health facility (n,%) Home (n,%)   
Visit by HEWs during pregnancy     
 None 497(26.7) 1367(73.3) 1.00 1.00
 Visisted at least once 740(24.0) 2345(76.0) 0.87(0.25,2.96) 1.96(1.25,3.06)*
Place of residence     
 Urban 704(60.2) 466(39.8) 1.00 1.00
 Rural 533(14.1)   0.11(0.03,0.30) 0.49(0.26,0.90)*
Mothers age (years)     
 15-19 80(35.7) 144(63.3) 1.00 1.00
 20-29 714(28.3) 1813(71.8) 0.71(0.55,0.91) 1.25(0.82,1.90)
 30-39 408(21.5) 1490(78.5) 0.49(0.32,0.76) 2.25(1.32,3.85)*
 40-49 32(11.0) 259(89.0) 0.22(0.14,0.35) 2.35(1.27,4.33)*
Women’s education     
 None 440(14.2) 2658(85.8) 1.00 1.00
 Primary 434(31.8) 931(68.2) 2.81(2.25,3.52) 1.19(0.97,1.46)
 High school 291(72.4) 111(27.6) 15.84(8.76,28.65) 2.757(1.90,3.99)*
 College/University 72(85.7) 12(14.3) 36.25(15.40,85.30) 3.943(1,64,9.46)*
Marital status     
 Currently married 1144(24.3) 3562(75.7) 1.00 1.00
 Currently unmarried 93(38.3) 150(61.7) 1.93(1.19,3.12) 1.317(0.94,1.84)
Wealth quintile     
 Poorest 79(7.9) 916(92.1) 1.00 1.00
 Poor 122(12.3) 872(87.3) 1.62(1.09,2.41) 1.61(1.15,2.24)*
 Middle 85(8.6) 905(91.4) 1.09(0.64,1.59) 1.37(0.87,2.15)
 Rich 231(23.6) 746(76.4) 3.60(2.10,6.13) 3.73(2.34,5.95)*
 Richest 720(72.5) 273(27.5) 30.60(15.22,61.43) 16.33(7.59,35.11)*
Number of pregnancies     
 1 474(49.4) 485(50.6) 1.00 1.00
 2-4 532(23.9) 1690(76.1) 0.32(0.25,0.41) 0.35(0.26,0.46)*
 5-6 158(15.4) 868(84.6) 0.87(0.13,0.26) 0.24(0.16,0.35)*
 7 and above 73(9.8) 669(90.2) 0.11(0.07,0.17) 0.18(0.12,0.26)*
  1. *p < 0.05.