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Table 3 Unadjusted Odds ratios (OR) for the predictors of preferredplace of delivery

From: Women’s determinant factors for preferred place of delivery in Dodoma region Tanzania: a cross sectional study

Effect OR 95% CI P-Value
Age (Years)    0.0714
 15–19 2.497 1.006, 6.194 0.0484
 20–34 1.381 0.948, 2.009 0.0922
 35–49 Reference   
Mother Education Level    0.0126
 No formal education 0.482 [0.216, 1.076] 0.0748
 Primary education 0.359 [0.176, 0.735] 0.0051
 Secondary or higher Reference   
Marital Status    0.7400
 Married Reference   
 Cohabited 0.840 [0.575, 1.227] 0.3661
Widowed/separated/divorced 0.754 [0.377, 1.510] 0.4257
Single 0.988 [0.525,1.858] 0.9695
Estimated distance to the nearby health facility
 Within 5 km 2.977 [1.926, 4.604] <0.0001
 Above 5 km Reference   
Number of children    <0.0001
 1–2 3.043 [1.783, 5.193] <0.0001
 3–4 1.908 [1.299, 2.802] 0.0010
 5+ Reference   
Occupation
 Employed 2.159 [1.319, 3.534] 0.0022
 Peasant Reference   
Incur transport cost
 Yes 0.239 [0.165, 0.345] <0.0001
 No Reference   
Client Satisfaction    0.4067
 Very Good 1.045 [0.473, 2.310] 0.9128
 Good 1.144 [0.604, 2.167] 0.6799
 Average 1.628 [0.784, 3.381] 0.1916
 Not good Reference