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Table 5 Bivariable and multivariable logistic regression analysis of factors associated with practice of episiotomy at public health facilities in Metema district, Northwest, Ethiopia, 2020

From: Episiotomy practice and associated factors among mothers who gave birth at public health facilities in Metema district, northwest Ethiopia

Variables Episiotomy practice COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI)
  Yes (%) No (%)   
Age group     
 18–24 years 110 (26.83) 28 (6.83) 1 1
 25–35 years 50 (12.20) 190 (46.34) 0.07 (0.04, .11) 0.11 (0.05, 0.25)
 36–49 years 21 ( 5.12) 11 (2.68) 0.49 (.21, 1.12) 0.3 (0.09, 0.99)
ANC follow up history     
 Yes 130 (31.71) 215 (52.44) 0.17 (.09,.31) 1.80 (0.78, 4.15
 No 51 (12.44) 14 (3.41) 1 1
Vaginal instrumental delivery     
 Yes 47 (11.46) 17 (4.15) 4.37 (2.41, 7.93) 3.04 (1.36, 6.78)
 No 134 (32.68) 212 (51.71) 1 1
Educational status     
 No formal education 89 43 4.66 (1.36, 15.98) 0.85 (0.22, 3.36)
 Primary level 69 132 1.18 (0.35, 3.96) 0.28 (0.07, 1.10)
 Secondary level 19 45 0.95 (0.26, 3.47) 0.39 (0.09, 1.67)
 Diploma and above 4 9 1 1
Oxytocin     
 Yes 43 (10.49) 16 (3.90) 4.15 (2.25, 7.65) 2.73 (1.19, 6.25)
 No 138 (33.66) 213 (51.95) 1 1
Birth spacing     
 No previous delivery history 35 (8.54) 73 (17.80) 9.91 (5.77, 16.99) 1.44 (0.59, 3.53)
 Two and less than 2 years 72 (17.56) 23 (5.61) 14.87 (8.23, 26.86) 4.76 (2.31, 9.83)
 More than 2 years 171 (41.71) 36 (8.78) 1 1
Perineal tear     
 Yes 59 (14.39) 15 (3.66) 6.89 ( 3.75, 12.68) 3.56 (1.68, 7.55)
 No 122 (29.76) 214 (52.20) 1 1