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Table 4 Results of multivariable regression model to explain the magnitude of delay

From: Determinants of delays in travelling to an emergency obstetric care facility in Herat, Afghanistan: an analysis of cross-sectional survey data and spatial modelling

  Adjusted ratio to the reference group [95% CI] p-value
Number of facilities visited before CEmOC  
  2 or more 19.5 [13.7, 27.8] <0.0001
  1 4.9 [3.8, 6.4] <0.0001
  None (CEmOC only) Reference  
Complication type   
  Haemorrhage in early pregnancy 1.9 [1.2, 3.1] 0.006
  Severe pre-eclampsia 2.1 [1.3, 3.5] 0.002
  APH 1.6 [1.0, 2.6] 0.042
  Eclampsia 1.4 [0.9, 2.1] 0.111
  Impending rupture of the uterus 1.7 [1.0, 2.9] 0.032
  Rupture of the uterus 1.8 [1.1, 3.2] 0.032
  PPH Reference  
  Severe infection 2.6 [1.4, 4.9] 0.002
  Other 0.7 [0.2, 2.2] 0.499
Reported difficulties obtaining transportation  
  Very difficult 2.1 [1.5, 3.0] <0.0001
  Moderately difficult 1.0 [0.8, 1.3] 0.929
  Not difficult Reference  
Number of people the husband can rely on in long-term emergency
  0 1.4 [0.8, 2.3] 0.257
  1-2 1.2 [0.7, 2.1] 0.474
  3-4 Reference  
  5 or more 2.0 [1.1, 3.7] 0.033
  1. Note: APH = antepartum haemorrhage; CEmOC = comprehensive emergency obstetric care; PPH = postpartum haemorrhage.