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Table 10 Logistic regression estimates for assistance at delivery of respondents

From: Maternal health care seeking behavior: the case of Haor (wetland) in Bangladesh

Independent variable Regression coefficient Odds ratio = Exp (B) 95 % C.I. for Exp (B)
Lower Upper
Mother’s age at last birth
 Less than 25 years (RC)   1.00   
 25 years and more 0.009 1.009 0.475 2.142
Birth order
 First birth (RC)   1.00   
 Second birth and more 0.626 1.871 0.832 4.208
Family type
 Nuclear family (RC)   1.00   
 Extended family 0.057 1.059 .438 2.558
Mother’s education
 No education (RC)   1.00   
 Primary −.783 0.457* 0.179 0.948
 Secondary and more −0.887 0.412* 0.216 0.968
Constant −1.024 .359   
HosmerLomshow test = Chi-square 1.72, sig. 0.786
−2 Log likelihood = 357.33
Nagelekerke R. = 0.056
  1. * = p <0.05, RC reference category