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Table 3 Determinant factors of delay in decision for safe abortion services at South West Ethiopia, May 2019

From: Delay in decision and determinants for safe abortion among women at health facilities in south West Ethiopia: facility based cross sectional study

  Decision
VariablesCategoriesDelayedNot DelayedCORAOR
Age groupLess than 20 Years91(75.8)29(24.2)1.07 (0.59–1.95)0.72(0.34–1.54)
20–24 Years99(64.3)55(35.7)0.62 (0.36–1.06)0.64(0.34–1.22)
Above 25 Years82(75.5)28(24.5)11
Residence,Urban157(63.6)90 (36.4)11
Rural115(83.9)22 (16.1)2.99 (1.77–5.06)2.44(1.39–4.30)*
Educational status,No formal education47(81)11 (19)3.28 (1.53–7.01)2.41(1.08–5.39)*
Primary education83(73.5)30 (26.5)2.12 (1.20–3.74)1.59(0.86–2.93)
Secondary education82(76.6)25(23.4)2.52 (1.39–4.53)2.22(1.19–4.11)*
Above secondary60(56.6)46(43.4)11
Marital statusSingle155(69.8)67(30.1)0.51 (0.21–1.20)0.50(0.19–1.27)
Married85(69.1)38(30.9)0.49 (0.19–1.21)0.55(0.20–1.50)
Divorced and Separated32(82)7(18)11
Know presence of Legal AbortionYes86(62.3)52(37.7)11
No186(75.6)60(24.4)1.87 (1.19–2.94)1.34(0.79–2.25)
History of abortionYes18(41.9)25(58.1)11
No254(74.5)87(25.5)4.05 (2.11–7.79)3.47(1.74–6.91)*
Timely confirming pregnancyTimely92(61.3)58(38.7)11
Late180(76.9)54(23.1)2.10 (1.34–3.29)1.64(1.01–2.65)*
Knowing price affordable (free)Yes157(75.1)82(24.9)11
No115(79.3)30(20.7)2.00(1.24–3.24)1.38(0.79–2.41)
  1. *p-value < 0.05