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Table 4 Relationship between individual power dynamics and overall utilization of nutrition services

From: Power dynamics as a determinant of access and utilization of nutrition services by pregnant and lactating adolescent girls in Trans-Mara East Sub-County, Narok County, Kenya

Power DynamicsOR95% CIP-value
Self Esteem
 Intrinsic capability ***0.520.4–0.7< 0.0001
 Extrinsic dependency *1.21.0–1.60.055
Social Support 
 Care, respect, social support and decision-making capability1.10.8–1.50.621
 Education support*0.80.6–0.960.021
 Guardian/extended family concern0.90.7–1.00.126
 Parental value for opinion1.00.8–1.20.604
Gender dynamics
 Gender equity **1.41.1–1.80.007
 Physical and emotional violence0.90.7–1.10.283
  1. Table presents binary regression analyses results on how individual power dynamics influence overall utilization of nutrition services. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001 based on z-test effect size; OR odds ratio; refers to the likelihood of having the listed power dynamics i.e. self-esteem, social support and gender dynamics, CI confidence interval