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Table 2 AORs and corresponding 95% CIs of having a caesarean delivery by predictors in the multivariable logistic regression model

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in the use of caesarean section delivery in Ghana: a cross-sectional study using nationally representative data

Predictors AOR (95% CI) P-value
Maternal age (ref. 15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24 years)
 25–34 years 3.15 (2.11, 4.71) < 0.0001
 35–49 years 7.53 (5.11,11.08) < 0.0001
Parity (ref. one birth)
 2 births 0.52 (0.38, 0.73) < 0.0001
  ≥ 3 births 0.31 (0.22, 0.43) < 0.0001
Education (ref.no education)
 Primary 1.59 (0.98, 2.59) 0.06
 Secondary 1.65 (1.15, 2.36) 0.006
 Higher 2.17 (1.26, 3.74) 0.005
Wealth quintile (ref. poorest)
 Poorer 1.36 (0.89, 2.06) 0.2
 Middle 2.13 (1.43, 3.18) < 0.0001
 Richer 2.76 (1.77, 4.28) < 0.0001
 Richest 4.38 (2.83, 6.77) < 0.0001
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, AOR adjusted odds ratio, % percent, ref. reference