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Table 2 Odds Ratios (95% CI) for Factors Associated with Receipt of Prenatal Benefit and Participation in Community Support Programs, All Women Giving Birth in Manitoba, 2004/05-2007/08

From: Program for expectant and new mothers: a population-based study of participation

Variable PB CSP
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Mother's Age (< 20 vs 20+) 1.31 (1.21, 1.41) 1.18 (1.06, 1.31)
Parity (0 vs 3+ children) 0.6 (0.56, 0.65) 2.04 (1.84, 2.26)
Parity (1 vs 3+ children) 0.52 (0.48, 0.56) 1.14 (1.02, 1.27)
Parity (2 vs 3+ children) 0.67 (0.62, 0.73) 0.97 (0.86, 1.09)
PNC (Adequate vs Inadequate) 1.02 (0.96, 1.07) 1.18 (1.11, 1.26)
Region (North vs urban) 0.73 (0.68, 0.79) 0.85 (0.73, 1.00)
Region (South/Mid vs urban) 1.17 (1.11, 1.23) 2.16 (2.03, 2.29)
SES index (higher = lower SES) 1.52 (1.49, 1.55) 1.24 (1.06, 1.29)
IA during pregnancy 3.47 (3.26, 3.71) 2.29 (2.09, 2.51)
Marital status (married vs not) 0.2 (0.19, 0.21) 1.09 (1.00, 1.09)
High School Completion 1.23 (1.17, 1.31) 1.81 (1.68, 1.95)
Maternal Depressive Symptoms 1.21 (1.12, 1.30) 1.49 (1.38, 1.62)
Prenatal CSP (yes vs no) 4.47 (3.93, 5.09) //// ////
Prenatal CSP (unknown vs no) 2.26 (1.36, 3.82) //// ////
Receipt of PB //// //// 2.10 (1.95, 2.26)
  1. Bolded values indicate statistical significance at p < 0.05
  2. CSP = Community Support Programs
  3. PB = Prenatal Benefit
  4. PNC = Prenatal Care
  5. IA = Income Assistance