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Table 4 Regression results for determinants of health facility delivery among women in Akordet Town

From: Factors determining choice of place of delivery: analytical cross-sectional study of mothers in Akordet town, Eritrea

Exposure variable Variables Unadjusted Odds Ratio (COR) [95% CI] Adjusted Odds Ratio (AOR) [95% CI]
Religion Moslem 1 1
Christian 2.79 [1.05–7.39]* 0.55 [.03–8.68]
Ethnicity Tigrigna 1 1
Tigre 0.344 [0.12–0.91]* 0.78 [.05–11.38]
Other 0.11 [0.03–0.39]** 0.11 [0.01–1.73]
Mother educational level Illiterate 1 1
Can read and write 0.66 [0.21–2.04] 0.99 [0.27–3.66]
Elementary level 2.24 [1.13–4.45]* 1.52 [0.59–3.95]
Junior and above 9.91 [2.2–44.4]** 8.80 [1.18–65.64]*
Husband Educational level Illiterate 1 1
Can read and write 1.3 [0.52–3.26] 0.93 [0.3–2.9]
Elementary level 1.89 [0.88–4.04] 1.59 [0.55–4.53]
Junior and above 5.45 [2.03–14.62]** 3.92 [1.06–14.54]*
Place of delivery preceding last pregnancy Home 1 1
Health Facility 3.85 [2.03–7.28]*** 8.16 [3.41–19.48]***
Birth order of last child 1st -3rd 1 1
4th -6th 0.37 [0.18–0.73]** 0.24 [0.09–0.62]**
7th and above 0.24 [0.09–0.63]** 0.032 [0.1–1.04]
Any complications during pervious delivery No 1 1
Yes 2.22 [1.06–4.68]* 0.64 [0.21–1.98]
First ANC visit during last pregnancy First Trimester 1 1
Second Trimester 0.35 [0.11–1.06] 0.46 [0.09–2.2]
Third Trimester 0.18 [0.05–0.59]** 0.038 [0.06–2.35]
Number of ANC visits during last pregnancy 1–3 1 1
4–6 2.33 [1.2–4.5]* 2.06 [0.8–5.3]
7 and above 5 [1.12–22.27]* 2.41 [0.28–20.52]
Any complication during last pregnancy No 1 1
Yes 1.9 [1.02–3.52]* 2.24 [1.04–4.82]*
  1. * P ≤ 0.05, ** P ≤ 0.01, *** P ≤ 0.001