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Research Article

Husband Support Rises Women’s Awareness of Preconception Care in Northern Ethiopia

Table 4

Factors of women’s awareness on preconception care.

VariableAwareness on preconception careOdds ratio and 95% CI
Aware (%)Not aware (%)CrudeAdjusted

Age (in years)
 15–2445 (100.0%)43 (48.9%)3.14 (1.84–5.33)
 25–34125 (45.1%)152 (54.9%)2.47 (1.65–3.68)
 35–4949 (25.0%)147 (75.0%)1NS
Mother’s education
 No education39 (26.5%)108 (73.5%)0.23 (0.13–0.39)
 Primary education47 (37.0%)80 (63.0%)0.37 (0.21–0.64)
 Secondary education74 (38.4%)117 (61.3%)0.40 (0.24–0.66)
 More than secondary59 (61.5%)37 (38.5%)1NS
Household income in ETB
 <50062 (47.0%)70 (53.0%)0.49 (0.46–1.45)
 501–100062 (30.0%)145 (70.0%)0.39 (0.23–0.68)
 1001–200058 (38.4%)93 (61.6%)0.57 (0.32–1.01)
 ≥200137 (52.1%)34 (47.95%)1NS
Parity
 Primipara (1 pregnancy)52 (37.7%)86 (62.3)0.93 (0.62–1.38)
 Multipara (2 and above)167 (39.5%)256 (60.5%)1NS
Gravidity
 One pregnancy43 (38.1%)70 (61.9%)1.51 (0.79–2.87)
 2–4 pregnancies156 (41.2%)223 (58.5%)1.71 (0.98–2.99)
 5 and above pregnancies20 (29%)49 (71%)1NS
Previous family planning use
 No65 (29.5%)155 (70.5%)0.51 (0.36–0.73)
 Yes154 (45.2%)187 (54.8%)1NS
Previous adverse pregnancy outcome
 No284 (64.1%)159 (35.9%)0.54 (0.36–0.82)0.45 (0.25–0.83)
 Yes58 (49.2%)60 (50.8%)11
Having joint plan discussion with partner
 No79 (20.1%)315 (79.9%)0.05 (0.03–0.08)0.15 (0.08–0.28)
 Yes140 (83.8%)27 (16.2%)11
Husband support
 No82 (20.4%)320 (79.6%)0.04 (0.03–0.07)0.10 (0.05–0.19)
 Yes137 (86.2%)22 (13.8%)11
Having any chronic diseases
 No191 (36.6%)331 (63.4%)0.23 (0.11–0.47)
 Yes28 (71.8%)11 (28.2%)1NS

value; value < 0.05; value < 0.001, NS: nonsignificant.

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