Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2020 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Trends and Factors Associated with Healthcare Utilization for Childhood Diarrhea and Fever in Ethiopia: Further Analysis of the Demographic and Health Surveys from 2000 to 2016

Table 5

Multivariable logistic regression analyses of factors associated with healthcare seeking for fever illness from the 2000–2016 EDHS.

Variables2000200520112016
AOR95% CIAOR95% CIAOR95% CIAOR95% CI

Distance
 Big problem0.630.44–0.901.300.98–1.731.010.81–1.24
 Not big1.001.00
Total under-five birth
 10.930.68–1.290.850.50–1.430.810.55–1.200.730.51–1.04
 20.890.65–1.210.720.45–1.180.920.65–1.310.910.66–1.24
 3 and above1.001.001.001.00
Birth order
 1st1.531.08–2.151.981.20–3.271.571.00–2.471.140.79–1.66
 2nd1.250.91–1.701.520.90–2.591.250.86–1.841.180.86–1.63
 3rd1.080.79–1.471.580.88–2.861.230.86–1.760.950.69–1.30
 4th and above1.001.001.001.00
Media exposure
 No0.110.02–0.521.090.64–1.851.120.79–1.580.970.72–1.30
 Yes1.001.001.001.00
Desire to have more children
 Wants no more children1.321.05–1.660.980.68–1.401.120.85–1.490.980.77–1.25
 Wants more children1.001.001.001.00
Mother’s age
 Less than 301.120.87–1.450.610.40–0.931.070.79–1.451.120.87–1.45
 30 and above1.001.001.001.00
Region
 Tigray0.840.46–1.540.160.04–0.610.150.02–1.501.731.05–2.87
 Afar2.311.23–4.340.400.09–1.730.390.04–3.892.551.47–4.42
 Amhara1.610.89–2.900.400.11–1.480.380.04–3.740.950.53–1.70
 Oromia2.001.15–3.480.610.17–2.130.560.06–5.501.570.93–2.66
 Somali3.161.70–5.850.410.09–1.870.460.05–4.540.950.53–1.73
 Ben-Gumuz4.042.22–7.350.810.21–3.141.090.11–10.740.700.38–1.31
 SNNPR2.121.21–3.730.670.19–2.350.500.05–4.941.200.71–2.04
 Gambella5.062.81–9.130.820.21–3.211.080.11–10.691.510.86–2.63
 Harari2.441.32–4.500.200.04–0.940.330.03–3.700.850.47–1.54
 Dire Dawa1.911.03–3.550.600.14–2.600.760.07–8.221.110.63–1.94
 Addis Ababa1.001.001.001.00
Residence
 Urban1.861.30–2.671.250.65–2.421.610.98–2.641.761.19–2.60
 Rural1.001.001.001.00
Wealth index
 Poorest0.620.33–1.220.470.27–0.800.900.55–1.47
 Poorer0.730.39–1.370.640.37–1.091.130.70–1.84
 Middle0.830.46–1.470.610.36–1.041.160.71–1.88
 Richer0.800.46–1.370.700.42–1.161.400.89–2.20
 Richest1.001.001.00
Sex of child
 Male1.140.95–1.381.230.90–1.680.990.79–1.251.120.92–1.35
 Female1.001.001.001.00
Mother’s work status
 Not working1.110.91–1.360.740.52–1.051.000.78–1.280.770.62–0.95
 Working1.001.001.001.00
Antenatal care visits
 No ANC0.640.46–0.890.620.37–1.010.520.37–0.750.840.60–1.16
 1–30.930.68–1.290.640.36–1.110.630.43–0.910.910.72–1.16
 4 and above1.001.001.001.00
Husband’s education
 No education0.890.63–1.261.140.65–1.990.980.59–1.620.910.65–1.28
 Primary0.930.66–1.300.970.56–1.671.010.62–1.631.330.99–1.79
 Secondary/higher1.001.001.001.00
Mother’s education
 No education0.850.52–1.370.310.12–0.800.940.40–2.221.490.99–2.24
 Primary1.110.70–1.760.590.23–1.520.830.36–1.921.420.99–2.02
 Secondary/higher1.001.001.001.00
Postnatal care
 No0.280.14–0.560.860.53–1.370.810.61–1.09
 Yes1.001.001.00

Significant value < 0.05.

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