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Table 3 Women’s characteristics and its association with home delivery for their recent birth in Saharti-Samre district (n=1113)

From: Determinants of antenatal and delivery care utilization in Tigray region, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Place of delivery Odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
Home n (%) HF n (%)
Age groups     
16-29 448 (40.3) 25 (2.2) 1  
30-39 464 (41.7) 18 (1.6) 0.69 (0.37-1.29)  
40-50 155 (13.9) 3 (0.3) 0.35 (0.10-1.16)  
Marital status     
Single+Widowed 55 (4.9) 5 (0.4) 1  
Married 945 (84.9) 41 (3.7) 0.47 (0.18-1.23)  
Divorced 67 (6.0) 0 -  
Education     
No education 854 (76.7) 26 (2.3) 1 1
1-4 Grade 123 (11.1) 3 (0.3) 0.83 (0.25-2.8) 0.72 (0.20-2.55)
5-12 Grade 90 (8.1) 17 (1.5) 6.9 (3.63-13.2) 2.56 (1.08-6.01)
Parity     
1-4 560 (50.3) 33 (3.0) 1 1
5-7 361 (32.4) 10 (0.9) 0.47 (0.23-0.96) 0.39 (0.17-0.93)
8-11 146 (13.1) 3 (0.3) 0.35 (0.11-1.15) 0.40 (0.11-1.48)
Husbands occupation     
Farmer 957 (86) 23 (2.1) 1 1
Other occupations 109 (9.8) 23 (2.1) 8.78 (4.77-16.2) 3.84 (1.78-8.29)
Attended ANC     
No 504 (45.3) 7 (0.6) 1 1
Yes 563 (50.6) 39 (3.5) 4.98 (2.21-11.2) 1.45 (0.48-4.34)
ANC advice     
No 634 (57.0) 12 (1.1) 1 1
Yes 433 (38.9) 34 (3.1) 4.14 (2.1-8.1) 3.08 (1.21-7.84)
Difficult/prolongedlabor*     
No 837 (77.4) 17 (1.6) 1 1
Yes 200 (18.5) 28 (2.5) 6.89 (3.70-12.8) 10.0 (4.87-20.6)
Health facility in village     
No 666 (59.8) 21 (2.0) 1  
Yes 401 (36.0) 25 (2.2) 1.97 (1.1-3.57) 1.59 (0.77-3.27)
  1. * Number of respondents for difficult/prolonged labor is 1082 (1036/46), because of missing reports.