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Table 4 Determinants of birth preparedness and complications readiness adjusted for confounding variables, Chamwino district, Central Tanzania, January 2014 (N = 428)

From: Birth preparedness and complication readiness among recently delivered women in chamwino district, central Tanzania: a cross sectional study

BPCR COR (95 %:CI) AOR(95 %:CI)
  Yes N(%) No N(%)   
Marital union     
Living with partner 201 (80.7) 131 (73.2) 1.53 (0.66,3.55) 1.36 (0.79, 2.33)
Not living with partner 48 (19.3) 48 (26.8) 1.00 1.00
Educational status     
Primary and above 200 (80.3) 109 (60.9) 2.62 (1.51,4.55) 2.27 (1.07, 4.80)
No education 49 (19.7) 70 (39.1) 1.00 1.00
Occupation     
Employed 49 (19.7) 25 (14.0) 1.51 (0.98,2.34) 0.95 (0.35, 2.64)
Not employed 200 (80.3) 154 (86.0) 1.00 1.00
Spouse’s occupation*     
Employed 41 (20.3) 11 (8.4) 2.78 (1.69,4.56) 2.18 (1.46, 3.25)
Not employed 161 (79.7) 120 (91.6) 1.00 1.00
Monthly income     
≥50,000/= 36 (14.5) 11 (6.1) 2.58 (0.85,7.86) 1.68 (0.35, 8.09)
<50,000/= 213 (85.5) 168 (93.9) 1.00 1.00
Parity     
1 71 (28.5) 37 (20.7) 1.53 (0.79, 2.93) 1.99 (0.92, 4.30)
≥2 178 (71.5) 142 (79.3) 1.00 1.00
GA at booking     
1st trimester 53 (21.3) 21 (11.7) 2.04 (0.79,5.23) 2.52 (1.02, 6.18)
Other 196 (78.7) 158 (88.3) 1.00 1.00
No. of ANC visits     
≥4 visits 197 (79.1) 119 (66.5) 1.90 (1.27,2.84) 1.73 (1.02, 2.95)
<4 visits 52 (20.9) 60 (33.5) 1.00 1.00
Counseled on Birth Preparedness     
Yes 234 (94.0) 152 (84.9) 2.48 (1.35,4.55) 1.23 (0.61, 2.47)
No 15 (6.0) 27 (15.1) 1.00 1.00
Counseled on Complication Readiness     
Yes 223 (89.6) 140 (78.2) 2.29 (1.26,4.16) 1.96 (0.92, 4.17)
No 26 (10.4) 39 (21.8) 1.00 1.00
Knowledge on danger signs     
Yes 89 (35.7) 19 (10.6) 4.68 (2.38,9.23) 4.42 (1.94, 10.45)
No 160 (64.3) 160 (89.4) 1.00 1.00
  1. *Could not add up to 428 because some of the respondents did not have spouse at the time of survey