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Research Article

Determinants of Maternal Death in a Pastoralist Area of Borena Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: Unmatched Case-Control Study

Table 6

Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with maternal death at pastoralist area of Borena zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia, 2017.

VariablesCase (%), n = 59Control (%), n = 177COR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI) value

Place of residence
Urban6 (10)69 (39)11
Rural53 (90)108 (61)5.6 (2.3–13.8)2.17 (0.7–6.8)0.18

Husband’s education
No formal education54 (92)98 (55)8.70 (3.3–22.8)5.13 (1.6–16)≤0.001
Formal education5 (8)79 (45)11

Parity
0-116 (27)28 (16)1.6 (0.7–9.1)2.74 (0.9–8.6)0.8
2-320 (34)84 (47)0.7 (0.34–4.3)1.64 (0.67–3.9)0.28
4+23(39)65(37)11

ANC attendance
Yes25 (42)158 (89)5.48 (2.4–12)5.3 (2.3–12.1)0.004
No34 (58)19 (11)1

Place of delivery
Home/on transit32 (54)31 (17)5.78 (2.2–11.4)2.62 (2.4–6)≤0.001
Health facility27 (46)146 (83)11

OR (95% CI) shows significant associations at and 1 represents the reference category.

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