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Table 3 Logistic regression model for variables associated with delivery by unskilled birth attendant among mothers seeking child welfare services in selected health facilities, Nyandarua South, Central Kenya

From: Delivery Practices and Associated Factors among Mothers Seeking Child Welfare Services in Selected Health Facilities in Nyandarua South District, Kenya

Variables Multivariate analysis, AOR (95% C.I.)
Mother's level of education
   Primary (class 1-3) 19.2 (1.7 - 212.8)
   Primary (class 4-8) 5.9 (0.7 - 47.2)
   Secondary 1.8 (0.2 - 15.7)
   Tertiary Reference
Total number of deliveries in a life time
   >3 deliveries 3.8 (2.3 - 6.4)
   < = 3 deliveries Reference
Perception on birth attendants at home versus at health facility
   Similar 1.9 (1.1 - 3.4)
   Not similar Reference
Scores of mother's knowledge on safe delivery (%)
   0 - 20 36.5 (4.3 - 309.3)
   21 - 40 7.4 (3.0 - 18.4)
   41 - 60 2.2 (1.1 - 4.4)
   61 - 80 1.7 (0.9 - 3.1)
   81 - 100 Reference
  1. Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval; AOR, adjusted odds ratio; *Column percentages; Significant odds ratio values (adjusted) printed in bold
  2. Dependent variable: (0 = Safe (Skilled birth attendance, 1 = Unsafe (Unskilled birth attendance)