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Research Article

The Prevalence of Skilled Birth Attendant Utilization and Its Correlates in North West Ethiopia

Table 2

Sociodemographic characteristics associated with skilled birth attendance in Akansha Guagusa Woreda, Awi zone, Amhara Region, North West Ethiopia, 2014.

Variables SBA useCrude odds ratio (95% CI)Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
NoYes

Residence
 Rural253291.001.00
 Urban50 417.15   5.46  
Women’s education
 No education210231.001.00
 Primary67 192.59   2.10 (0.71–6.16)
 Secondary and above26 28 9.83   6.12  
Polygamy
 No 271570.36   0.36 (0.12–1.16)
 Yes 12 71.001.00
Husbands’ education
 No education172201.001.00
 Primary77 111.23 (0.56–2.69)0.68 (0.23–1.98)
 Secondary and above34 338.35   2.04 (0.45–9.33)
Women’s occupation
 Housewife245331.001.00
 Others+58 374.74   0.07 (0.00–2.00)
Husbands’ occupation
 Farmers234301.001.00
 Others49 345.41   7.72 (0.17–83.54)
Household size
 2–494365.07   0.83 (0.52–6.37)
 5–7156301.06 (0.41–2.76)0.76 (0.55–5.62)
 8–125341.001.00
Source of income
 Women themselves36182.92   1.43 (0.49–4.16)
 Relatives and family 4481.06 (0.41–2.76)1.79 (0.58–5.49)
 Both women and husbands147311.23 (0.61–2.49)0.82 (0.34–1.99)
 Husbands76131.001.00

Significance at value < 0.05, value < 0.01, and value < 0.001.
Others: governmental workers, housewives, merchants, and daily laborers for respondents.
Others: governmental workers, merchants, and daily laborers for husbands.