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Table 4 Predictors of essential newborn care quality among facility deliveries in Northwest Ethiopia (N = 338), 2019

From: Perceived quality of essential newborn care implementation among health facility deliveries in North Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Category Newborn care quality Odds ratio with 95%CI
Good (%) Poor (%) CoR AoR
Type of health facility Health centers 170 (75.9) 63 (55.3) 2.5 (1.6,4.1)* 2.8 (1.4, 5.8)**
Hospitals 54 (24.1) 51 (44.7) 1 1
Number of nurses Nine or less 74 25 1.8 (1.1, 2.9)* 1.7 (1.1, 2.9)*
Ten or more 150 89 1 1
BEmEONC service readiness Good 117 31 2.9 (1.8, 4.8)* 2.1 (1.2, 3.9)**
Poor 107 83 1 1
Child immunization service readiness Good 139 56 1.7 (1.1, 2.8)* 2.9 (1.5, 5.7)**
Poor 85 58 1 1
Partograph use Yes 27 5 3.0 (1.1, 7.9)* 3.0 (1.1, 8.6)*
No 197 109 1 1
Birth weight /gram/ Low / < 2500/ 23 (10.3) 26 (22.8) 1 1
High / ≥ 2500/ 201 (89.7) 88 (77.2) 2.6 (1.4, 4.8)* 1.9 (1.1, 3.6)*
Hypothermia Yes 7 16 1 1
Other illness 44 27 3.7 (1.4, 10.2)* 3.0 (1.1, 8.6)*
No illness at all 173 71 5.6 (2.2, 14.1)* 4.2 (1.6, 10.9)**
Type of pregnancy Singleton 219 (97.8) 104 (91.2) 4.2 (1.4,12.6)* 3.0 (1.1, 9.4)*
Twin or triplet 5 (2.2) 10 (8.8) 1 1
Sex the delivery assistant Female 84 (37.5) 67 (58.8) 1 1
Male 140 (62.5) 47 (41.2) 2.4 (1.5,3.8)* 2.1 (1.3, 3.3)**
Friendly care during delivery Yes 213 (95.1) 88 (77.2) 5.7 (2.7,12.1)* 5.1 (2.4, 11.0)**
No 11 (4.9) 26 (22.8) 1 1
  1. *p < .05, **p < .01, and ***p < .001