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Table 3 Multivariable Logistic Regression table showing factors associated with maternal deaths

From: Puerperal sepsis, the leading cause of maternal deaths at a Tertiary University Teaching Hospital in Uganda

Variable Cases n(%) Controls n(%) cOR (95 % CI) aOR (95 % CI) p-value
Rural dwellers 109 (78.4) 144 (34.5) 4.5 (2.4–8.3) 4.5 (2.5–8.3) <0.001
Being referred 89 (64) 91 (21.8) 5.4 (2.9–10.0) 5.0 (2.8–9.2) <0.001
Primary or no education 86 (61.9) 163 (39.1) 1.7 (0.9–3.1) 1.9 (1.0–3.3) 0.037
No Antenatal Care (ANC) attendance 60 (43.2) 99 (23.7) 3.6 (1.8–7.0) 3.6 (1.9–6.9) <0.001
Delay to decide to seek health care (delay 1) 131 (94.2) 301 (72.2) 32.6 (13.5–78.6) 36.9 (16.2–84.4) <0.001
HIV positive sero-status 48 (34.5) 65 (15.6) 3.4 (1.6–6.9) 3.6 (1.9–7.0) <0.001