International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

What Influences Where They Give Birth? Determinants of Place of Delivery among Women in Rural Ghana

Table 2

Binary logistic regression on place of delivery among women in Ghana.

Independent variableOdds ratio95% confidence interval

Educational level
No educationRefRef
Primary1.301.01–1.67
Secondary1.841.40–2.42
Higher5.940.73–48.06
Wealth index
PoorestRefRef
Poorer1.160.90–1.49
Middle1.601.14–2.23
Richer4.722.42–9.21
Richest3.280.38–28.27
Parity
One birthRefRef
Two births0.820.57–1.16
Three births0.790.56–1.12
Four births or more0.660.49–0.90
Partner’s education
No educationRefRef
Primary1.501.13–2.01
Secondary1.541.18–2.01
Higher2.141.15–3.98
Distance to health facility
Big problemRefRef
Not a big problem1.561.27–1.93
Getting money need for treatment
Big problemRefRef
Not a big problem1.000.80–1.23
Ecological zone
Coastal zoneRefRef
Forest zone1.341.04–1.72
Savannah zone1.370.95–1.97
Ethnicity
AkanRefRef
Ga/Dangme0.800.47–1.34
Ewe1.030.74–1.43
Guan1.370.73–2.59
Mole–Dagbani1.791.23–2.59
Grusi1.470.89–2.40
Gurma0.470.31–0.71
Mande3.151.33–7.46
Other0.440.19–1.03

Ref = Reference. ;  ;  .

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