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Table 2 Unadjusted, partially adjusted, and adjusted odds ratios of use of UAPs during labor and delivery among women in KamrangirChar slum in Dhaka, 2008

From: The perspectives of clients and unqualified allopathic practitioners on the management of delivery care in urban slums, Dhaka, Bangladesh - a mixed method study

Characteristic Model 1
Unadjusted OR
(95% CI)
Model 2
Partially Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Model 3
Adjusted ORc
(95% CI)
   ORa ORb  
Socio-demographic
Age group
15-19 2.48 (1.27-4.87) 1.77 (0.87-3.60)   0.61 (0.23-1.60)
20-24 2.01 (1.14-3.56) 1.53 (0.847-2.79)   0.71 (0.32-1.57)
25-29 1.67 (0.91-3.06) 1.49 (0.801-2.78)   1.18 (0.60-2.34)
≥ 30 1.00 1.00   1.00
Woman's education
Any education 2.36 (1.52-3.66) 2.04 (1.27-3.28)   1.57 (0.96-2.58)
None 1.00 1.00   1.00
Monthly family Income (in taka)
≤ 5000 (≤ 71 US$) 0.89 (0.56-1.44) 0.95 (0.58-1.55)   1.04 (0.63-1.74)
5001-8000 (71.1-114 US$) 0.70 (0.43-1.14) 0.825 (0.49-1.36)   0.882 (0.52-1.49)
≥ 8001(≥ 114.1 US$) 1.00 1.00   1.00
Reproductive
Gravidity
1 3.23 (1.97-5.28)   2.79 (1.68-4.65) 3.46 (1.65-7.25)
2 2.35 (1.45-3.79)   2.23 (1.35-3.67) 2.54 (1.36-4.77)
≥ 3 1.00   1.00 1.00
Knowledge on any danger-sign during pregnancy
Yes 1.49 (1.01-2.23)   1.42 (0.93-2.17) -
No 1.00   1.00  
Reported any delivery-related complication
Yes 2.82 (1.89-4.22)   2.66 (1.75-4.02) 2.56(1.68-3.90)
No 1.00   1.00 1.00
  1. a: Adjusted for socio-demographic variables (age group, woman's education, monthly family income) b: Adjusted for reproductive variables (gravidity, knowledge on any danger-sign during pregnancy, reported any delivery-related complication)
  2. c: Adjusted for socio-demographic and reproductive variables (age group, woman's education, monthly family income, gravidity, reported any delivery-related complication)