International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Postnatal Care Service Utilization and Associated Factors among Women Who Gave Birth in the Last 12 Months prior to the Study in Debre Markos Town, Northwestern Ethiopia: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 3

Bivariate and multivariable analysis of factors associated with PNC utilization among the study participants at Debremarkos town, December, 2014 ().

Variables ⁢PNC utilizationCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
YesNo

Educational status of mothers
Cannot read and write 386911
Can read and write 541660.59 (0.36, 0.98)1.16 (0.64, 2.08)
Elementary education (1–8)37860.78 (0.46, 1.24)1.05 (0.59, 1.87)
Secondary education and above68701.76 (1.05, 2.96)1.44 (0.79, 2.60)
Average monthly income
<256715911
25–75521340.96 (0.60, 1.41)1.38 (0.83, 2.31)
>7578981.89 (1.25, 2.85)1.15 (0.65, 2.04)
Source of information about PNC
From health personnel841081.95 (1.92, 2.96)1.22 (0.75, 1.98)
From peers/neighbors541351.00 (0.64, 1.58)0.71 (0.42, 1.21)
From radio/television 5914811
Awareness about PNC services
Yes 1221163.89 (2.96, 5.53)0.69 (0.35, 1.40)
No 7527511
Awareness about maternal complication
Yes 1241024.81 (3.34, 6.95)2.72 (1.71, 4.34)
No7328911
Awareness about neonatal complication
Yes 1151043.87 (2.69, 5.56)0.79 (0.36, 1.79)
No 8228711
Place of delivery
Home 4520711
Health institution 1521843.80 (2.58, 5.59)1.68 (1.01, 2.79)
Outcome of birth
Alive 1883502.45 (1.16, 5.14)2.71 (1.19, 6.19)
Stillbirth 94111
Mode of delivery
Spontaneous vaginal delivery13431811
Instrumental 39661.40 (0.46, 2.11)1.12 (0.82, 5.51)
Cesarean section 2478.14 (3.42, 19.34)4.82 (1.86, 12.54)
ANC follow-up for last pregnancy
Yes 1381633.27 (2.27, 4.71)1.01 (0.54, 1.91)
No5922811
Obstetric complication during last pregnancy
Yes 62562.75 (1.82, 4.15)1.23 (0.73, 2.09)
No13533511
Delivery complication during recent birth
Yes 1121053.59 (2.50, 5.14)2.58 (1.56, 4.28)
No 8528611

Significantly associated with value < 0.05.

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