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Table 2 Odds ratio based on multinomial logistic regression analysis, of timing of the first antenatal care visit among women, 15–49, Kenya 2008/09

From: Pregnancy wantedness, frequency and timing of antenatal care visit among women of childbearing age in Kenya

  Panel A: Bivariate Panel B: Multivariate
  None vs Early Late vs Early None vs Early Late vs Early
  Col. 1 Col. 2 Col. 3 Col. 4
Pregnancy wantedness
 Wanted 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Mistimed 1.06 1.30 1.02 1.15
 Unwanted 2.45*** 1.46* 1.75* 1.11
Region
 Central 2.22 2.04* 0.98 1.57
 Coast 1.98 1.78* 0.36 1.26
 Eastern 2.10 1.79* 0.46 1.01
 Nyanza 2.11 0.72 0.57 0.97
 Rift Valley 2.60* 0.38 0.45 0.80
 Western 2.42 1.70 0.58 0.88
 North Eastern 13.41*** 2.02 1.30 1.24
Residence
 Rural 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Urban 0.26*** 0.61** 0.54 1.10
Education
 Primary 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 None 3.69*** 0.82 3.02 ** 0.63
 Secondary or higher 0.31*** 0.57 0.47 ** 0.76
Household wealth
 Poor 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Medium 0.37*** 0.80 0.57* 0.77
 Rich 0.16*** 0.41*** 0.42* 0.43**
Marital status
 Currently married 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Never married 2.25* 1.19 4.33*** 1.43
 Formerly married 1.41 1.09 1.26 1.05
Age
 15–24 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 25–34 0.77 0.97 0.60* 0.94
 35–49 2.03** 1.15 0.75 0.83
Parity
 1 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 2–3 1.10 1.11 1.66 1.13
 4 and above 3.81*** 1.88*** 3.81** 1.75*
Working status
 No 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Yes 1.01 0.95 1.19 0.93
Preceding birth interval
 37+ months 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 First borns 0.79 0.69 0.71 0.85
 Less than 25 months 0.66 0.40*** 1.27 1.30
 25–36 months 0.79 0.67 1.00 1.00
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01 ***p < .001