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Table 6 Adjusted associations of health outcomes with concordance and discordance of wife’s/husband’s responses to gender indicator variables

From: The role of gender power relations on women’s health outcomes: evidence from a maternal health coverage survey in Simiyu region, Tanzania

  Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
P-value Outcome
Childbearing is a women’s concern    Skilled ANC
 Women yes, men no 0.76 (0.42, 1.38) 0.40  
 Men yes, women no 0.77 (0.31, 1.90) 0.60  
 Both yes 0.34 (0.15, 0.75) 0.009  
Women/both decide to visit wife’s family    Skilled ANC
 Women yes, men no 1.61 (0.84, 3.11) 0.20  
 Men yes, women no 1.74 (0.90, 3.35) 0.10  
 Both yes 1.85 (1.00, 3.42) 0.05  
Women/both sell livestock    Skilled post-delivery check
 Women yes, men no 1.58 (0.29, 8.72) 0.60  
 Men yes, women no 4.67 (1.31, 16.70) 0.018  
 Both yes 3.42 (0.98, 11.90) 0.054  
Women/both make major purchases    Contraception
 Women yes, men no 2.85 (1.13, 7.21) 0.028  
 Men yes, women no 1.72 (0.82, 3.63) 0.20  
 Both yes 1.92 (0.86, 4.28) 0.11  
Women/both sell livestock    Contraception
 Women yes, men no 0.60 (0.19, 1.85) 0.40  
 Men yes, women no 2.10 (0.98, 4.48) 0.056  
 Both yes 1.18 (0.52, 2.68) 0.70  
  1. All models adjusted for women’s education, women’s age, household wealth, and household urbanicity. P-values adjusted for false-discovery rate