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Table 3 Complete cord care and demographic characteristics

From: Is antenatal care preparing mothers to care for their newborns? A community-based cross-sectional study among lactating women in Masindi, Uganda

Variable Incomplete cord care n (%) Complete cord care n (%) UOR [95% CI] p-value aOR [95% CI] p-value
Sufficient ANC**       
  1-3 visits 389 (76.4) 120 (23.6) 1.0    
  > = 4 visits 298 (76.0) 94 (24.0) 1.02 [0.70-1.95] 0.902 0.96 [0.65-1.41] 0.837
Age**       
  14-19 yrs. 139 (79.4) 36 (20.6) 1.0    
  20-42 yrs. 569 (75.6) 184 (24.4) 1.25 [0.80-1.95] 0.310 1.22 [0.82-1.83] 0.313
Marital status       
  Not living with spouse 76 (78.4) 21 (21.7) 1.0    
  Living with spouse 632 (76.1) 199 (24.0) 1.14 [0.74-1.76] 0.536   
Education**       
  Non or primary 620 (79.9) 156 (20.1) 1.0    
  Secondary plus 88 (57.9) 64 (42.1) 2.89 [1.72-4.45] 0.000 2.72 [1.63-4.54] 0.001*
Parity       
  Two or more 566 (76.4) 175 (23.6) 1.0    
  First child 142 (75.9) 45 (24.1) 1.02 [0.70-1.49] 0.906   
Place of delivery**       
  Home 432 (81.2) 100 (18.8) 1.0    
  Health facility 276 (69.7) 120 (30.3) 1.88 [1.06-3.32] 0.032 1.54 [0.84-2.81] 0.150
Source of income**       
  Subsistence farming 128 (65.0) 69 (35.0) 1.0    
  Commercial farming/regular income 580 (79.3) 151 (20.7) 0.48 [0.30-0.78] 0.005 0.54 [0.32-0.90] 0.021*
  1. **For initial inclusion in multivariable model; *p-is less than 0.05; UOR = unadjusted odds ratio; aOR = adjusted odds ration; (95% CI) Confidence Interval at 95%.