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Table 5 Estimates of Adjusted Odds ratios for the uptake of three or more doses of IPTp-SP

From: Uptake of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during pregnancy with Sulphadoxine-Pyrimethamine in Malawi after adoption of updated World Health Organization policy: an analysis of demographic and health survey 2015–2016

CharacteristicsN = 1069
n
Adjusted Odds Ratio (95%CI)P-value
Educationa
 No formal education1251 
 Primary6990.85 (0.52–1.39)0.514
 Secondary or higher2450.95 (0.51–1.75)0.860
Age groupa
 15–191681 
 20–243561.37 (0.81–2.34)0.241
 25–292371.67 (0.81–3.45)0.166
 30–341561.17 (0.51–2.69)0.708
 35–391080.97 (0.39–2.44)0.956
 40+440.99 (0.35–2.87)0.993
Occupationa
 Unemployed3921 
 Self-employed5780.94 (0.66–1.33)0.730
 Employed991.07 (0.60–1.93)0.813
Wealtha
 Poorest2341 
 Poorer2380.76 (0.47–1.22)0.260
 Middle2070.73 (0.46–1.18)0.197
 Richer1991.06 (0.64–1.73)0.829
 Richest1900.92 (0.51–1.67)0.784
Paritya
 One child2771 
 Two children2440.99 (0.57–1.77)0.998
 Three children1611.07 (0.55–2.06)0.842
 Four children1320.85 (0.36–1.99)0.711
 Five or more children2540.73 (0.32–1.66)0.452
Timing of 1st ANC visit*
 2nd trimester7531 
 1st trimester2220.85 (0.56–1.29)0.453
 3rd trimester940.60 (0.29–1.23)0.164
Number of ANC visits*
 4+5001 
 34130.71 (0.49–1.02)0.060
 1–21560.12 (0.06–0.21)<0.001
  1. aInitial multiple logistic regression; weighted total frequency, weighted frequency for each categorical variable, *second multiple logistic regression