Table 7: Selected characteristics influencing the complication readiness among pregnant women in Dale District, Sidama Zone, SNNPR, 2015 (n=604).

Variables Number (%)
Complication readiness
Crude ORAdjusted OR
YesNo95% CI95% CI

Forum membership
Members125(20.7)177(29.3)6.17(3.99-9.55)3.55(2.18-5.78)
Non-members31(5.1)271(44.9)1.01.0
Education level
No education19(3.1)72(11.9)0.38(0.18-0.84)0.60(0.24-1.45)
Primary(1-8)118(19.5)348(57.6)0.50(0.26-0.92)0.76(0.37-1.55)
and above19(3.1)28(4.6)1.01.0
Family size
1-228(5.7)105(21.4)1.34 (0.83-2.16)1.18(0.75-1.85)
≥ 494(19.2)263(53.7)1.01.0
Antenatal care follow-up
Yes150(24.8)296(49.0)12.83(5.54-29.71)2.28(0.86-6.01)
No6(1.0)152(25.2)1.01.0
Place for first antenatal visit
No antenatal visit6(1.0)152(25.2)1.01.0
Health posts66(10.9)111(18.4)15.0(6.30-35.98)3.24(1.24-8.46)
Health center/hospital84(13.9)185(30.6)11.5(4.88-27.0)2.77(1.08-7.08)
Gestational age during first antenatal care
Before/at 4 months88( 14.6)80(13.2)5.95(3.99-8.86)3.16(2.04-4.91)
Five or more months68(11.3)368(60.9)1.01.0
Focused counseling on BPACR
Yes148(24.5)308(51.0)8.40(4.01-17.60)3.66(1.65-8.10)
No8(1.3)140(23.2)1.01.0

Note.   refers to the significance level of p-values less than 0.001.