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Outcomes among Mothers Who Gave Birth in the Health Facility: Does Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness Have a Role?

Table 3

Sociodemographic and obstetric factors associated with maternal birth outcome, among postnatal mothers in Debre Tabor Hospital, 2016 (n = 384).

VariablesMaternal birth outcomeCOR (95% CI) p valueAOR (95% CI)
Good (%)Bad (%)

Residence
Urban147 (38.3)26 (6.7)2.29 (1.38, 3.84)1.15 (0.55, 2.41)
Rural150 (39.1)61 (15.9)11

Maternal education level
Unable to read and write95 (24.7)44 (11.5)11
Able to read and write87 (22.7)17 (4.4)2.37 (1.26, 4.45)1.10 (0.51, 2.37)
Primary level (1–8) class115 (29.9)26 (6.7)2.05 (1.18, 3.57)0.45 (0.19, 1.07)

Family size
≤3102 (26.6)15 (3.9)3.33 (1.62, 6.87)0.88 (0.19, 3.95)
4–6144 (37.5)47 (12.2)1.50 (0.84, 2.68)1.13 (0.42, 3.06)
≥751 (13.3)25 (6.5)11

Had ANC
Yes277 (72.1)65 (16.9)4.69 (2.42, 9.09)2.60 (1.16, 5.83)
No20 (5.2)22 (5.7)11

The pregnancy was planned
Yes255 (66.4)56 (14.9)3.36 (1.95, 5.81)1.47 (0.74, 2.94)
No42 (10.9)31 (8.1)11

BPCR practice
Well practiced188 (48.9)31 (8.1)3.12 (1.89, 5.13)2.10 (1.12, 3.96)
Less practiced109 (28.4)56 (14.6)11

Preference of this hospital
Self-preference144 (37.5)22 (5.7)2.78 (1.63, 4.74)2.34 (1.11, 4.50)
Referred from another facility153 (39.8)65 (16.9)11

Parity
One104 (27.1)14 (3.7)3.32 (1.59, 6.88)4.71 (0.97, 22.93)
2–4137 (35.7)48 (12.5)1.27 (0.72, 2.26)0.86 (0.32, 2.34)
≥556 (14.6)25 (6.5)11

Mode of delivery
Spontaneous vaginal230 (59.9)51 (13.3)11
Caesarean45 (11.7)22 (5.7)0.45 (0.25, 0.82)0.46 (0.23, 0.87)
Assisted breech8 (2.1)5 (1.3)0.35 (0.11, 1.13)0.17 (0.04, 0.69)
Instrumental14 (3.7)9 (2.3)0.34 (0.14, 0.84)0.27 (0.09, 0.79)

ANC = antenatal care. BPCR = birth preparedness and complication readiness.

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