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Table 5 The bivariate analysis of the relationship between reasons for non-participation-training and major child-rearing difficulties (N = 1610, %)

From: Using epidemiological data to identify needs for child-rearing support among Chinese parents: a cross-sectional survey of parents of children aged 6 to 35 months in 15 Chinese cities

 TotalMajor Child-rearing DifficultiesOR95% CI
 YesNo   
Lack of time815 (50.62)273 (52.91)542 (49.54)1.140.93–1.41
Inconvenient timing of services586 (36.40)193 (37.40)393 (35.92)1.070.86–1.32
Conflict with my job *294 (18.26)110 (21.32)184 (16.82)1.341.03–1.74
Didn’t feel that needed to262 (16.27)77 (14.92)185 (16.91)0.860.65–1.15
Financial cost *156 (9.69)62 (12.02)94 (8.59)1.451.03–2.04
Wasn’t aware of any programs *121 (7.52)50 (9.69)71 (6.49)1.551.06–2.26
Transport difficulties121 (7.52)47 (9.11)74 (6.76)1.380.94–2.02
used to learned but it no use68 (4.22)20 (3.88)48 (4.39)0.880.52–1.50
Extended family or partner not supportive20 (1.24)9 (1.74)11 (1.01)1.750.72–4.24
Felt uncomfortable accessing a parenting program6 (0.37)2 (0.39)4 (0.37)1.060.19–5.81
Other103 (6.40)29 (5.62)74 (6.76)0.820.53–1.28
  1. * P < 0.05