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Table 3 Odds ratio of logistic regression analysis, of frequency of antenatal care visits among women, 15–49, Kenya 2008/09

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

  Bivariate - Col.1 Multivariate - Col. 2
Pregnancy wantedness
 Wanted 1.00 1.00
 Mistimed 0.63 *** 0.73**
 Unwanted 0.59*** 0.69**
Region
 Nairobi 1.00 1.00
 Central 0.72 0.90
 Coast 0.49** 0.83
 Eastern 0.48*** 0.81
 Nyanza 0.39*** 0.65*
 Rift Valley 0.41*** 0.70
 Western 0.36*** 0.65*
 North Eastern 0.25*** 0.59
Residence
 Rural 1.00 1.00
 Urban 1.88*** 0.86
Education
 Primary 1.00 1.00
 None 0.73* 0.83
 Secondary or higher 2.36*** 1.86***
Household wealth
 Poor 1.00 1.00
 Medium 1.44** 1.22
 Rich 2.84*** 1.92***
Marital status
 Currently married 1.00 1.00
 Never married 0.76 0.73
 Formerly married 0.93 0.96
Age
 15–24 1.00 1.00
 25–34 1.36** 1.23
 35–49 1.08 1.21
Parity
 1 1.00 1.00
 2–3 0.98 1.03
 4 and above 0.64*** 0.88
Working status
 None 1.00 1.00
 Yes 1.17 1.08
Preceding birth interval
 37+ months 1.00 1.00
 First borns 0.66** 0.81
 Less than 25 months 0.72* 0.84
 25–36 months 1.05 1.00
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01 ***p < .001