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Table 6 Analysis of effect modification between age, education, assets ownership and knowledge of at least one key danger sign during postpartum 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 postpartum n (%) OR (95% CI)
Less than 25 years/no knowledge of key danger sign 21 (7.9) 1.0 (ref)
Less than 25 years/had knowledge of key danger sign 87 (32.7) 2.3 (1.1-4.6)
25 years/no knowledge of key danger sign 30 (11.3) 0.9 (0.4-1.9)
25 years/had knowledge of key danger sign 128 (48.1) 1.8 (0.9-3.6)
Total 266 (100)  
Education/knowledge of 1 key danger sign during postpartum n (%) OR (95% CI)
Less than secondary/no knowledge of key danger sign 37 (13.9) 1.0 (ref)
Less than secondary/had knowledge of key danger sign 155 (58.3) 1.7 (1.0-2.9)
Secondary education/no knowledge of key danger sign 14 (5.3) 0.9 (0.4-2.0)
Secondary education/had knowledge of key danger sign 60 (22.6) 3.7 (1.8-6.4)
Total 266 (100)  
Household assets ownership/knowledge of 1 key danger sign during postpartum n (%) OR (95% CI)
Low assets ownership/no knowledge of key danger sign 13 (4.9) 1.0 (ref)
Low assets ownership/had knowledge of key danger sign 50 (18.8) 1.7 (0.7-4.0)
High assets ownership/no knowledge of key danger sign 38 (14.3) 2.5 (1.0-5.9)
High assets ownership/had knowledge of key danger sign 165 (62.0) 3.6 (1.6-8.1)
Total 266 (100)