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Table 3 Odds Ratios (95% CI) for Factors Associated with Receipt of Prenatal Benefit and Participation in Community Support Programs, Women Receiving Income Assistance During Pregnancy, 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+) 0.75 (0.64, 0.88) 0.96 (0.81, 1.14)
Parity (0 kids vs 3+ kids) 0.99 (0.83, 1.18) 1.44 (1.21, 1.72)
Parity (1 kid vs 3+ kids) 0.88 (0.76, 1.02) 0.90 (0.77, 1.06)
Parity (2 kids vs 3+ kids) 0.89 (0.76, 1.04) 0.79 (0.66, 0.94)
PNC (Adequate vs Inadequate) 1.67 (1.43, 1.94) 1.27 (1.11, 1.46)
Region (North vs urban) 0.4 (0.35, 0.47) 0.77 (0.61, 0.98)
Region (South/Mid vs urban) 0.74 (0.65, 0.84) 1.29 (1.1, 1.51)
SES (higher = lower SES) 1.13 (1.07, 1.19) 1.15 (1.08, 1.22)
Marital status (married vs not) 0.25 (0.22, 0.28) 1.27 (1.10, 1.47)
High School Completion 1.54 (1.36, 1.75) 1.11 (0.98, 1.27)
Maternal Depressive Symptoms (yes vs no) 1.17 (1.00, 1.36) 1.39 (1.21, 1.60)
Prenatal CSP (yes vs no) 3.35 (2.66, 4.22) //// ////
Prenatal CSP (unknown vs no) 3.09 (1.34, 7.12) //// ////
Receipt of HBPB //// //// 2.56 (2.18, 3.00)
  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