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Table 4 Factors affecting practice of Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness adjusted for confounding variables in Wolaita Sodo town, Wolaita zone, Ethiopia: 2018 (n = 495)

From: Birth preparedness and complication readiness practice and influencing factors among women in Sodo town, Wolaita zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2018; community based cross-sectional study

Variables Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness Crude OR
(95% C.I)
Adjusted OR
(95% C.I)
No (%) Yes (%)
Age
 15–24 50 (42.7) 67 (57.3) 2.39 (1.40, 4.05) 2.31 (1.19, 4.46)*
 25–34 132 (50.0) 132 (50.0) 1.78 (1.13, 2.79) 1.89 (1.10, 3.25)*
 35–44 73 (64.0) 41 (36.0) 1 1
Women’s educational level
 No formal education 69 (64.5) 38 (35.5) 1 1
 Primary education 112 (49.3) 115 (50.7) 1.86 (1.16, 2.99) 1.56 (0.94, 2.59)
 Secondary education 36 (57.1) 27 (42.9) 1.36 (0.72, 2.57) 1.07 (0.53, 2.13)
 College and above 38 (38.8) 60 (61.2) 2.86 (1.62, 5.05) 2.07 (1.11, 3.88)*
Women’s Occupational status
 Housewife 146 (57.7) 107 (42.3) 0.20 (0.05, 0.73)  
 Merchant 39 (45.9) 46 (54.1) 0.32 (0.08, 1.23)
 Daily laborer 35 (54.7) 29 (45.3) 0.23 (0.05, 0.88)
 Government employee 23 (44.2) 29 (55.8) 0.34 (0.08, 1.37)
 Private employee 9 (33.3) 18 (66.7) 0.55 (0.12, 2.46)
 students 3 (21.4) 11 (78.6 1
History of family planning use
 No 78 (60.5) 51 (39.5) 1  
 Yes 177 (48.4) 189 (51.6) 1.63 (1.08, 2.45)
Gravida
 1 42 (42.9) 56 (57.1) 1  
 2–4 197 (54.6) 164 (45.4) 0.62 (0.39, 0.98)
  ≥ 5 16 (44.4) 20 (55.6) 0.93 (0.43, 2.02)
Parity
 Nulliparous (0) 7 (33.3) 14 (66.7) 1  
 Primiparous (1) 58 (41.7) 81 (58.3) 0.69 (0.26, 1.83)
 Multiparous (2–4) 180 (57.9) 131 (42.1) 0.36 (0.14, 0.92)
 Grand multiparous ≥5 10 (41.7) 14 (58.3) 0.70 (0.20, 2.36)
Counseled to prepare blood donors
 No 216 (53.6) 187 (46.4) 1 1
 Yes 39 (42.4) 53 (57.6) 1.57 (0.99, 2.48) 1.90 (1.15, 3.12)*
Counseled to Identifying skilled birth attendant
 No 183 (54.1) 155 (45.9) 1 1
 Yes 72 (45.9) 85 (54.1) 1.39 (0.95, 2.03) 1.59 (1.05, 2.39)*
Family/Partners were counseled on BPCR
 No 228 (55.5) 183 (45.5) 1 1
 Yes 27 (32.1) 57 (67.9) 2.63 (1.59, 4.32) 2.16 (1.25, 3.74)*
Discussion with partner about BPCR
 No 122 (61.3) 77 (38.7) 1  
 Yes 133 (44.9) 163 (55.1) 1.94 (1.34, 2.79)
Total number of ANC visits
  < 4 Visits 193 (54.7) 160 (45.3) 1  
  ≥ 4 Visits 62 (43.7) 80 (56.3) 1.56 (1.05, 2.30)
Pregnancy planned/unplanned
 Unplanned 68 (43.9) 87 (56.1) 1  
 Planned 187 (55.0) 153 (45.0) 0.63 (0.43, 0.93)
Knowledge on key danger sign during pregnancy
 Not knowledgeable 238 (53.0) 211 (47.0) 1  
 Knowledgeable 17 (37.0) 29 (63.0) 1.92 (1.02, 3.60)
Knowledge on key danger sign during childbirth
 Not knowledgeable 211 (53.0) 187 (47.0) 1  
 Knowledgeable 44 (45.4) 53 (54.6) 1.35 (0.87, 2.12)
  1. *Significant association at p-value < 0.05