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Table 2 Multinomial logistic regression analysis of the odds of delivery at home, public or private facility (n = 1410).

From: Where to deliver? Analysis of choice of delivery location from a national survey in India

  Odds Ratio
  Home vs. Public Home vs. private Public vs. private
Predisposing    
Birth order    
   2 or less - - -
   More than 2 1.58* 1.81* 1.14
Mother's age    
   < 20 yrs - - -
   20 – 29 yrs 0.64* 0.50* 0.77
   > 30 yrs 0.60* 0.40* 0.67
Mother's education    
   Primary or less - - -
   Up to secondary 0.82 0.48* 0.59*
   More than secondary 1.11 0.37* 0.34*
Father's education    
   Primary or less - - -
   Up to secondary 0.72 0.58* 0.80
   More than secondary 1.01 0.40* 0.40*
Religion    
   Hindu - - -
   Muslim 0.57* 0.50* 0.88
   Others 0.83 1.12 1.35
Scheduled caste status    
   No - - -
   Yes 0.76 1.36 1.80*
Enabling    
Household standard of living    
   Low - - -
   Medium 0.94 0.82 0.87
   High 0.77 0.42* 0.55*
Media exposure 0.62* 0.60* 0.97
Healthcare decision-maker    
   Mother - - -
   Father 1.34 1.04 0.78
   Mother & father jointly 0.88 1.03 1.16
   Others in household 1.19 1.13 0.95
Number of antenatal visits    
   3 or less - - -
   More than 3 0.26* 0.30* 1.18
Location    
   Urban - - -
   Rural 4.82* 4.85* 1.01
Need    
   Low - - -
   High 1.03 0.99 0.96
  1. * p < 0.05