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Table 5 Bivariate analysis of factors associated with skilled delivery service utilization among mothers in Sekela district, North West Ethiopia, August- 2010

From: Institutional delivery service utilization and associated factors among mothers who gave birth in the last 12 months in Sekela District, North West of Ethiopia: A community - based cross sectional study

Variables Delivery service utilization COR (95%CI) P-value
Yes No
Possessing Radio and TV     
 Yes 29 102 3.98(1.01, 7.65) 0.000
 No 16 224 1.00  
Income in month     
 ≤408birr 8 89 1.00 0.027
 409-693birr 11 79 1.55(0.59, 4.04)  
 694-987birr 7 86 0.91(0.31, 2.6)  
 >988birr 19 72 2.94(1.21, 7.1)  
Occupation of the mothers     
 House wife 27 296 1.00 0.000
 Gov’t employed 9 5 17.9(5.6,57.4)  
 Others ** 9 52 1.7(0.77,3.8)  
Distance     
 <1 hour 42 226 6.2(1.87,20.5) 0.003
 ≥1hour 3 100 1.00  
Gravidity     
 1 17 52 3.0(1.3,6.9) 0.003
 2-4 17 172 0.9(0.41, 2.0)  
 ≥5 11 102 1.00  
Parity     
 1 16 53 3.3(1.7,7.8) 0.01
 2-4 20 176 1.2(0.5, 2.8)  
 ≥5 9 97 1.00  
Number of ANC visit at last pregnancy     
 One 2 40 1.00 0.047
 Two to three 32 133 4.8(1.1,2.9)  
 Four and above 11 30 7.3(1.5,3.6)  
Get information where to deliver during ANC     
 Yes 42 162 3.54(1.0,12.0) 0.042
 No 3 41 1.00  
Attitude of the mothers on ANC and delivery services     
 Favorable 41 204 6.1(2.1,17.5) 0.045
 Unfavorable 4 122 1.00  
Education of the husband     
 Primary and below 27 305 1.00 0.000
 Secondary and above 15 8 21.2(8.2,54.4)  
Occupation of the husband     
 Farmer 13 250 1.00 0.000
 Merchant/carpenter 17 54 6.1(2.7,13.7)  
 Gov’t and private employed 12 9 25.6(9.2,71.7)  
  1.  ** Tea & tella seller, daily labourer, merchant, student.