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Table 6 Multivariate 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) AOR (95%CI) P-value adjusted
Yes No
Place of residence      
 Rural 16 280 1.00 1.00 0.001
 Urban 29 46 11(5.56,21.89) 4.6(1.91,10.9)  
Age of the mother      
 15-24 32 78 5.74(1.9,17.16) 4.4(1.15,16.8) 0.000
 25-34 9 192 0.66(0.195,2.21) 0.59(0.14,2.6)  
 35 and above 4 56 1.00 1.00  
Educational status of mother      
 Primary education & below 27 321 1.00 1.00 0.000
 Secondary and above 18 5 42.8(14.7,124) 11.98(3.46, 41.4)  
ANC visit during last pregnancy      
 Yes 42 3 8.15(2.47,26.8) 4.26(1.1,16.4) 0.036
 No 206 120 1.00 1.00  
Knowledge of mother on ANC and delivery services      
 Not Knowledgeable 5 156 1.00 1.00 0.044
 Knowledgeable 40 170 7.34(2.86,19.1) 2.97(1.1,8.6)  
  1. *Reference category.
  2. -Back ward stepwise multiple logistic regression was used to assess the independent effect of explanatory variables.