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Table 5 Socio-demographic factors associated with institutional delivery, results from logistic regressions, Liban District, Oromia, Southern Ethiopia, June 2015

From: Institutional delivery service utilization and associated factors among women of reproductive age in the mobile pastoral community of the Liban District in Guji Zone, Oromia, Southern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Factors Institutional delivery Crude odds ratio Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
No (%) Yes (%)   
Women age     
  < =19 81 (91.0) 8 (9.0) 1.00 NA
 20–34 452 (86.8) 69 (13.2) 1.56 NA
  > =35 148 (81.8) 33 (18.2) 2.26 NA
 Total 681 110   
Religion     
 Waqefata 404 (86.1) 65 (13.9) 1.00 NA
 Islam 219 (85.2) 38 (14.8) 1.08 NA
 Protestant 58 (89.2) 7 (10.8) 0.75 NA
 Total 681 110   
Women educational status     
 Non-literate 631 102 1.00 NA
 Literate 50 8 0.99 NA
 Total 681 110   
Women marital status     
 Not in marital union 81 23 1.00 NA
 Married 600 87 0.51 NA
 Total 681 110   
Months elapsed since last mobility by household     
  < =5 months 53 6 1.00 NA
 6–59 months 344 64 1.64 NA
  > =60 months 284 40 1.24 NA
 Total 681 110   
Time taken to reach nearest functional transport road     
  < = one hour 455 96 1.00 1.00
  > one hour 226 14 0.29 0.45 (0.16,1.26)
 Total 681 110   
Time taken to reach nearest health facility     
  < = 2 hours 169 12 1.00 1.00
 3–5 hours 454 79 2.45 1.23 (0.47,3.22)
 6 hours 68 19 4.61 2.26 (0.68,7.56)
 Total 681 110   
Perceived availability of transportation when labor started     
 No 386 54 1.00 1.00
 Yes 295 56 1.38 0.58 (0.32,1.05)
 Total 681 110   
Radio listening frequency     
 Not at all 389 49 1.00 1.00
 Sometimes 227 51 1.78 1.33 (0.67,2.61)
 Most of time 65 10 1.22 1.02 (0.36,2.93)
 Total 681 110   
Cattle owned in “Hawicha”     
  < =4 217 (89.3) 26 (10.7) 1.00 1.00
 5–9 246 (82) 54 (18) 1.83 1.23 (0.60, 2.53)
  > =10 218 (87.9) 30 (12.1) 1.15 1.24 (0.53, 2.88)
 Total 681 110   
Camel owned in “Hawicha”     
  < =4 407 (88.7) 52 (11.3) 1.00 1.00
 5–9 189 (79.7) 48 (20.3) 1.99 1.53 (0.80, 2.91)
  > =10 85 (89.5) 10 (10.5) 0.92 1.38 (0.49, 3.89)
 Total 681 110   
Goat and sheep owned in “Hawicha”     
  < =10 340 (88.1) 46 (11.9) 1.00 NA
 11–20 259 (83.7) 50 (16.3) 1.43 NA
  > =21 82 (85.4) 14 (14.6) 1.26 NA
 Total 681 110   
Readily available cash when labor started     
 No 316 (94.3) 19 (5.7) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 332 (80.0) 83 (20.0) 4.16 2.79 (1.25,6.25)*
 Othersa 33 (80.5) 8 (19.5) 4.03 5.57 (1.53,20.32)*
 Total 681 110   
Husband’s education     
 No education 502 (87.3) 73 (12.7) 1.00 NA
 Primary education and above 98 (87.5) 14 (12.5) 0.98 NA
 Total 600 87   
Family size     
  < =4 146 (89.6) 17 (10.4) 1.00 NA
 5–6 153 (86.9) 23 (13.1) 1.29 NA
  > =7 382 (84.5) 70 (15.5) 1.58 NA
 Total 681 110   
Decision maker for institutional delivery     
 Husband and wife jointly 581 (86.6) 90 (13.4) 1.00 1.00
 Mainly wife 57 (75.0) 19 (25.0) 0.46 (0.47, 12.66)
 Total 638 109   
  1. NA not applicable
  2. *: the test was significant at p- < 0.05
  3. a: either “I do not know” or “I do not remember”