International Journal of Pediatrics / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Knowledge Level and Determinants of Neonatal Jaundice: A Cross-Sectional Study in the Effutu Municipality of Ghana

Table 5

Logistic regression of factors associated with neonatal jaundice (NNJ).

ParameterOR (95% CI) value

Age group (years)
≤201.500 (0.109–20.675)0.762
21–305.304 (0.459–61.339)0.182
31–403.765 (0.318–44.574)0.293
>40Reference
Sex
Male0.923 (0.467–1.827)0.817
FemaleReference
Occupation
NoneReference
Informal0.640 (0.273–1.502)0.305
Formal4.174 (1.612–10.807)0.003
Gravidity
PrimigravidaReference
Secundigravida1.151 (0.515–2.571)0.732
Multigravida1.313 (0.557–3.097)0.534
Parity
NulliparousReference
Primiparous0.833 (0.346–2.003)0.683
Multipara1.250 (0.542–2.882)0.601
Vaginal bleeding
NoReference
Yes1.258 (0.485–3.267)0.637
Mode of delivery
NVDReference
NVDA2.596 (0.969–6.957)0.058
CS1.762 (0.674–4.603)0.248
Duration of labour
NormalReference
Prolonged2.389 (1.117–5.109)0.025
ANC
No2.042 (0.222–18.764)0.528
YesReference
Suckling
NoReference
Yes1.812 (0.575–5.710)0.310
Traditional medicine
NoReference
Yes0.494 (0.194–1.258)0.139
Mother’s sickling status
NegativeReference
Positive1.313 (0.533–3.231)0.554
Mother’s G6PD status
NormalReference
PD6.325 (0.791–50.577)0.082
FD1.725 (0.444–6.694)0.431
Birth weight
Low2.347 (1.022–5.391)0.044
NormalReference

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