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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with community involvement in obstetric emergency management

From: Community involvement in obstetric emergency management in rural areas: a case of Rukungiri district, Western Uganda

Variable Community involvement Unadjusted OR 95% CI Adjusted
OR
95% CI
  High Low     
Sex       
Male 151 82 1.00    
Female 42 30 1.32 0.77 - 2.26 1.04 0.56 - 1.94
Age in years       
15 - 24 23 18 1.00    
25 - 54 170 94 0.71 0.36 -1.38 0.67 0.31 - 1.45
Employment status       
Unemployed/student 70 25 1.00    
Employed (formal/self) 123 87 1.98 1.16 - 3.37* 1.91 1.02 - 3.54*
Saving money for use when obstetric emergency develops       
Yes 139 95 1.00    
No 54 17 0.46 0.25 - 0.84* 0.48 0.25 - 0.94*
Rating of quality of general health care       
Poor/Fair 129 62 1.00    
Good 64 50 1.63 1.01 - 2.62* 0.91 0.48 - 1.71
Rating quality of maternal health care       
Poor/Fair 118 45 1.00    
Good 75 67 2.34 1.46 - 3.77*** 2.22 1.19 - 4.14*
Sensitizing communities on signs of obstetric emergencies by local leaders       
Yes 3 14 1.00    
No 190 98 0.11 0.03 - 0.39** 0.12 0.03 - 0.47**
Distance to the nearest health unit       
≥ 5 km 3 5 1.00    
< 5 km 190 107 0.34 1.17 - 3.53 0.23 0.05 - 1.08
Distance to the maternity unit       
≥ 5 km 82 39 1.00    
< 5 km 111 73 1.38 0.85 - 2.24 1.72 0.97 - 3.04
Conducting community health education by health workers       
Yes 64 22 1.00    
No 129 90 2.03 1.17 - 3.53* 2.22 1.18 - 4.19*
  1. Key: significance is at p < 0.05:
  2. Whereby we get * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001