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Table 5 Association of HEW’s visit during pregancy and other factors with postnatal care service within three days in north and south central 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 Postnatal care service within three days Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
  YES (n,%) NO (n,%)   
Visit by HEWs during pregnancy     
 None 91(4.9) 1173(95.1) 1.0 1.0
 Visited 515(16.7) 2570(83.3) 3.90(2.42,6.29) 3.68(2.05,6.59)*
Place of residence     
 Urban 174(14.9) 996(85.1) 1.0 1.0
 Rural 432(11.4) 3347(88.6) 0.74(0.21,2.64) 0.85(0.57,1.28)
Mothers age (years)     
 15–19 23(10.3) 201(89.7) 1.0 1.0
 20–29 302(11.9) 2225(88.1) 1.19(0.69,2.05) 1.33(0.70,2.53)
 30-39 246(13.0) 1652(87.0) 1.30(0.75,2.27) 1.71(0.86,3.44)
 40-49 33(11.3) 258(88.7) 1.12(0.57,2.18) 1.74(0.78,3.85)
Women’s education     
 None 345(11.3) 2747(88.7) 1.0 1.0
 Primary 161(11.8) 1204(88.2) 1.05(0.76,1.44) 1.13(0.96,1.32)
 High school 81(20.1) 321(79.9) 1.97(1.04,3.74) 1.69(1.06,2.69)*
 College/University 13(15.5) 71(84.5) 1.43(0.91,2.26) 1.56(0.38,6.35)
Marital status     
 Currently married 556(11.8) 4150(88.2) 1.0 1.0
 Currently unmarried 50(20.6) 193(79.4) 1.93(1.23,2.88) 1.67(1.05,2.65)*
Wealth quintile     
 Poorest 169(17.0) 826(83.0) 1.0 1.0
 Poor 131(13.2) 863(86.8) 0.74(0.49,1.11) 0.80(0.58,1.11)
 Middle 7397.4) 917(92.6) 0.39(0.21,0.71) 0.58(0.34,0.98)*
 Rich 88(9.0) 889(91.0) 0.48(0.25,0.91) 0.65(0.37,1.16)
 Richest 145(14.6) 848(85.4) 0.83(0.24,2.93) 0.85(0.36,2.01)
Number of pregnancies     
 1 145(15.1) 814(84.9) 1.0 1.0
 2-4 271(12.2) 1951(87.8) 0.78(0.60,1.02) 0.76(0.5,1.02)
 5-6 114(11.1) 912(88.9) 0.70(0.48,1.02) 0.59(0.38,0.94)*
 7 and above 76(10.2) 666(89.8) 0.64(0.41,1.00) 0.53(0.29,0.93)*
  1. *p < 0.05.