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Table 4 Factors associated with knowledge of obstetric danger signs during pregnancy, labour and postpartum period in Raya Kobo district, North-eastern Ethiopia, March 2016

From: Knowledge of obstetric danger signs and associated factors among reproductive age women in Raya Kobo district of Ethiopia: A community based cross-sectional study

Variables AOR (95% CI) for knowledge
about danger signs of pregnancy
AOR (95% CI) for knowledge
about danger signs of labour
AOR (95% CI) for knowledge
about danger signs of postpartum
Mothers’ education
 Illiterate
 Read & write only
 Primary
 Secondary & above
1
0.69 (0.29, 1.60)
1.45 (0.83, 2.54)
3.63 (1.19, 11.07)*
1
0.70 (0.31, 1.57)
0.96 (0.56, 1.65)
1.79 (0.74, 4.33)
1
1.15 (0.50, 2.64)
1.27 (0.72, 2.23)
5.31(2.13, 13.22)*
Husband education
 Illiterate
 Read & write only
 Primary
 Secondary & above
1
1.74 (0.94, 3.21)
1.08 (0.52, 2.24)
0.72 (0.29, 1.82)
** 1
1.46 (0.80, 2.69)
1.11 (0.53, 2.32)
1.51 (0.64, 3.55)
Household income
 <=100
 101–300
 > = 300
1.09 (0.57, 2.08)
0.87 (0.38, 2.00)
1
** **
Mothers’ occupation
 Housewife
 Private employee
 Merchant
 Other
1
5.41(1.03, 28.32)*
1.81 (0.48, 6.82)
2.26 (0.16, 30.42)
1
2.30 (0.76, 6.97)
1.50 (0.53, 4.26)
1.95 (0.43, 8.83)
1
2.16 (0.60, 7.84)
1.41 (0.43, 4.63)
0.541 (0.04, 6.35)
Number of ANC visit
 1
 2–3
 > = 4
0.09 (0.01, 0.81)*
0.53 (0.31, 0.90)*
1
1.55 (0.33, 7.16)
0.59 (0.35, 0.99)
1
**
Place of delivery
 Home
 Health institution
1
0.808 (0.453, 1.441)
1
2.14 (1.17, 3.92)*
1
0.97 (0.57, 1.67)
Distance from nearest HF
 <15 min
 15–30 min
 > = 30 min
** 1
1.64 (0.89, 3.02)
0.76 (0.41, 1.39)
1
1.32 (0.67, 2.56)
0.78 (0.44, 1.38)
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, HF health facility, *statistically significant variables at P-value <0.05 (adjusted for all variables in the table), **P-value of the variable was greater than 0.05 which was not a candidate for logistic regression