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Table 3 Adjusted Odds Ratios (AOR) for factors associated with uptake of IPTp among women who attended ANC services and had a live birth 2 years before the survey (N = 1616)

From: Predictors for uptake of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) in Tanzania

Variable AOR 95 % CI P value
Age groups
 15–19 1   
 20–24 1.28 0.83–1.98  
 25–29 1.38 0.88–2.16  
 30–34 1.88 1.16–6.05 **
 35–39 2.25 1.36–3.64 ***
 40–44 1.17 0.60–2.29  
 45–49 1.69 0.37–7.64  
Marital Status
 Married 1   
 Never married 1.29 0.08–2.08  
 Divorced/Separated 0.61 0.37–1.01 *
Zones
 Eastern 1   
 Western 0.82 0.49–1.38 ***
 Southern 0.63 0.32–1.22 **
 Southern Highlands 0.81 0.50–1.31  
 Southern West Highlands 0.44 0.27–0.73  
 Central 0.51 0.30–0.85  
 Northern 0.68 0.41–1.13  
 Lake 0.54 0.35–0.83 **
 Zanzibar 0.46 0.23–0.93 *
Parity
 Three or more Children No child 1   
 One child 3.08 1.21–7.83 *
 Two Children 1.42 1.00–2.02 *
  1.10 0.80–1.51  
Timing of 1st ANC Visit:
 3rd trimester 1   
 1st trimester 1.99 1.24–3.21 **
 2nd trimester 1.94 1.29–2.90 ***
  1. Here *, ** and *** indicate p < 0.05, p < 0.01 and p < 0.001 respectively