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Table 5 Analysis of effect modification between age, education, assets ownership and knowledge of at least one key danger sign during pregnancy regarding birth preparedness presented as adjusted OR with 95% CI

From: Knowledge of obstetric danger signs and birth preparedness practices among women in rural Uganda

  Birth preparedness
Age/knowledge of 1 key danger sign during pregnancy n (%) OR (95% CI)
Less than 25 years/no knowledge of key danger sign 43 (16.2) 1.0 (ref)
Less than 25 years/had knowledge of key danger sign 65 (24.4) 2.3 (1.3-4.1)
25 years/no knowledge of key danger sign 61 (22.9) 0.9 (0.5-1.6)
25 years/had knowledge of key danger sign 97 (36.5) 1.6 (1.0-2.7)
Total 266 (100)  
Education/knowledge of 1 key danger sign during pregnancy n (%) OR (95% CI)
Less than secondary/no knowledge of key danger sign 76 (28.6) 1.0 (ref)
Less than secondary/had knowledge of key danger sign 116 (43.6) 1.6 (1.0-2.4)
Secondary education/no knowledge of key danger sign 28 (10.5) 1.0 (0.5-1.8)
Secondary education/had knowledge of key danger sign 46 (17.3) 3.7 (2.0-6.8)
Total 266 (100)  
Household assets ownership/knowledge of 1 key danger sign during pregnancy n (%) OR (95% CI)
Low assets ownership/no knowledge of key danger sign 20 (7.5) 1.0 (ref)
Low assets ownership/had knowledge of key danger sign 43 (16.2) 2.5 (1.2-5.2)
High assets ownership/no knowledge of key danger sign 84 (31.6) 1.9 (1.0-3.6)
High assets ownership/had knowledge of key danger sign 119 (44.7) 3.4 (1.8-6.5)
Total 266 (100)