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Table 5 Factors influencing health behaviours

From: Postpartum practices of puerperal women and their influencing factors in three regions of Hubei, China

Response variables Independent variables Estimate Standard error P value Standardized Estimate OR 95%CI
Get up within 2 days after giving birth Husband's education level -0.162 0.052 0.002 -0.093 0.85 0.77~0.94
  Location – rural 0.614 0.113 < 0.001 0.163 1.85 1.48~2.31
  Cesarean delivery 1.137 0.113 < 0.001 0.294 3.12 2.50~3.89
  Having serious obstetric complication 0.457 0.171 0.007 0.074 1.58 1.13~2.21
Physical exercises Woman's education level -0.332 0.054 < 0.001 -0.206 0.72 0.65~0.80
  Location – urban -0.873 0.117 < 0.001 -0.225 0.42 0.33~0.53
  Receiving postpartum visits -0.378 0.150 0.012 -0.076 0.69 0.51~0.92
Behaviour taboos Woman's education level 0.297 0.049 < 0.001 0.183 1.35 1.22~1.48
  Location – urban -0.273 0.114 0.017 -0.071 0.76 0.61~0.95
  Having serious obstetric complication -0.408 0.167 0.014 -0.066 0.67 0.48~0.92
  Receiving postpartum visits 0.336 0.131 0.011 0.067 1.40 1.08~1.81
  Attending health care education courses 0.826 0.110 < 0.001 0.199 2.28 1.84~2.83
  1. *The independent variables above were selected by stepwise regression to enter into the final models. All potential independent variables were listed in the statistical analysis section.