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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with still birth among deliveries in Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia (n = 481), February 2013

From: Adverse birth outcomes among deliveries at Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Still birth Crude OR Adjusted OR
  Yes No (95% CI) (95% CI)
Residence     
  Urban 17 342 1 1
  Rural 17 105 3.26 (1.61-6.61) 1.64 (1.29- 8.24)
Age (years)     
  <20 6 21 1 1
  20-34 25 379 0.23 (0.09 – 0.62) 0.17 (0.02- 1.21)
  35+ 3 48 0.22 (0.05 -0.98) 0.02 (0.00- 0.32)
Occupation     
  Farmer 14 44 1 1
  House wife 12 253 0.15 (0.06-0.34) 0.19 (0.05-0.79 )
  Merchant 3 49 0.19 (0.05-0.71) 0.35 (0.04- 2.94)
Government employee 2 82 0.08 (0.02-0.35) 0.06 (0.01- 0.89)
  Others* 3 19 0.50 (0.13-1.93) 0.62 (0.07- 5.78)
Family size     
  ≤ 5 25 389 1 1
  >5 9 58 2.41 (1.10-5.43) 5.46 (1.46- 20.40)
ANC follow up status     
  Yes 18 397 1 1
  No 16 50 7.11 (3.39-14.72) 9.74 (2.65- 35.77)
Birth weight     
  LBW 21 33 20.27 (9.32-44.10) 18.21 (6.06 - 55.34)
  Normal 13 414 1 1
APH     
  Yes 5 7 10.84 (3.24-36.26) 8.43 (1.28- 55.34)
  No 29 440 1 1
Hypertension     
  Yes 6 13 7.15 (2.53-20.24) 9.53 (2.05-44.33)
  No 28 434 1 1
History of perinatal death     
  Yes 8 17 7.78 (3.10-19.70) 13.90 (3.30- 58.53)
  No 28 430 1 1
Gestational age     
  Preterm 17 52 7.6 (3.65 – 15.79) 4.47 (1.39 – 14.32)
  Term 17 395 1 1
  1. *were mainly jobless or student.