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Table 3 Factors Associated with Institutional Delivery Service Utilization among Childbearing Mothers in Cheha District, Ethiopia, December 2012 to January 2013

From: Magnitude and factors associated with institutional delivery service utilization among childbearing mothers in Cheha district, Gurage zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study

Variable Institutional delivery attended by skilled birth attendants Crude OR (95 % CI) Adjusted OR (95 % CI)
Yes No   
N (%) N (%)
Place of residence     
 Urban 125 (79.62 %) 32 (20.38 %) 16.21 (10.50, 25.00) 3.26 (1.33, 7.97)
 Rural 128 (19.42 %) 531 (80.58 %) 1.00 1.00
Husbands attitude towards institutional delivery     
 Negative 6 (4.58 %) 125 (95.42 %) 0.09 (0.04, 0.20) 0.19 (0.04, 0.80)
 Positive 243 (35.68 %) 438 (64.32 %) 1.00 1.00
Traveling time needed to reach to health facility that provide safe delivery service     
 >60 min 39 (11.82 %) 291 (88.18 %) 0.04 (0.03, 0.08) 0.22 (0.09, 0.55)
 30–60 min 129 (34.58 %) 244 (65.42 %) 0.17 (0.11, 0.28) 0.42 (0.18, 0.95)
 <30 min 85 (75.22 %) 28 (24.78 %) 1.00 1.00
Able to afford for the whole process of getting delivery service at health facility     
 Yes 236 (34.40 %) 450 (65.60 %) 3.46 (2.03, 5.89) 2.48 (1.11, 5.53)
 No 17 (13.18 %) 112 (86.82 %) 1.00 1.00
Knowledge on danger signs and delivery service     
 Not knowledgeable 118 (21.03 %) 443 (78.97 %) 0.24 (0.17, 0.33) 0.68 (0.37, 1.24)
 Knowledgeable 135 (52.94 %) 120 (47.06 %) 1.00 1.00
Attitude towards institutional delivery     
 Unfavourable 3 (9.68 %) 28 (90.32 %) 0.23 (0.07, 0.76) 0.17 (0.02, 1.14)
 Favourable 250 (31.85 %) 535 (68.15 %) 1.00 1.00
Use of ANC service     
 No 2 (2.44 %) 80 (97.56 %) 0.05 (0.01, 0.20) 0.27 (0.06, 1.17)
 Yes 251 (34.20 %) 483 (65.80 %) 1.00 1.00
Counseling given at ANC clinic about where to give birth     
 No 13 (11.61 %) 99 (88.39 %) 0.23 (0.13, 0.43) 0.37 (0.17, 0.84)
 Yes 163 (35.98 %) 290 (64.02 %) 1.00 1.00
Place of birth of 2nd youngest child     
 Health institution 129 (72.9 %) 48 (27.1 %) 21.20 (13.87, 32.38) 7.23 (4.14, 12.62)
 Home 62 (11.3 %) 489 (88.7 %) 1.00 1.00
  1. Adjusted for Socio-demographic variables including access related factors, health care behaviours and cultural factors; obstetric variables including characteristics of ANC service; knowledge and attitude of respondents. The results that are written in bold numbers indicate the results of those variables that show statistically significant association with the outcome variable in the Crude OR and Adjusted OR analysis