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Research Article

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

Table 3

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

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

Age at first marriage
 8–15 years 148170.21 1.64 (0.35–7.64)
 16–18 years 84140.30 0.76 (0.25–2.28)
 19–27 years 71391.001.00
Age at first pregnancy
 14–18 years120180.53 0.44 (0.11–1.67)
 19–31 years183521.001.00
Parity
 1–4 children 173552.76 1.82 (0.68–4.88)
 5–12 children 130151.001.00
Frequency of ANC visit
 One visit 78111.001.00
 Two and three visits 121301.76 (0.83–3.71)2.52 (0.81–7.83)
 Four visits and more22237.41 17.33
Type of nearby HF
 Health post 253291.001.00
 Health center 50417.15 5.67
Travelling hour
 <1 hour 81469.94 3.75 (0.54–25.67)
 1 hour187222.06 (0.46–9.15)1.50 (0.25–9.08)
 >1 hour 3521.001.00
Ever given birth at HF
 No 240361.001.00
 Yes 63343.60 0.77 (0.29–2.04)
Problem during current labour
 No 283220.04 0.02
 Yes 23481.001.00

Significance at value < 0.05, value < 0.01, and value < 0.001.

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