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Table 3 Hierarchical Logistic Regression analysis of women’s individual attributes and their social network variables predicting facility delivery (N = 274)

From: Women’s social networks and use of facility delivery services for uncomplicated births in North West Ethiopia: a community-based case-control study

Variables Odds ratio (95% confidence interval)
Model I Model II
Age of respondents .92(.82–1.14) .94(.86–1.03)
Educational level
 No education® 1 1
 Primary (1–8) .95(.29–3.12) .54(.25–1.19)
 High school and above 3.79 (2.31–23.04)* 8.07(1.36–17.64)*
Husband’s educational status
 Illiterate® 1 1
 Literate 2.20(.62–5.05) 1.70((.84–3.43)
Residence
 Rural® 1 1
 Urban 2.75(.86–8.77) 3.32(1.37–8.05)**
Parity
 1–2 children® 1 1
 3–4 children .22(.04–1.09) .85(.38–1.92)
  > = 5 children 1.91(.08–4.36) 2.35(.57–9.73)
Use of ANC
 No® 1 1
 Yes 4.33(.85–2.13) 1.86(.83–4.17)
Knowledge of obstetric complications
 Limited ® 1 1
 Better knowledge 2.31(.70–7.63) 3.01(1.46–6.18)**
 Household autonomy .63(.21–1.92) 1.47(.61–3.52)
 Network size 1.29(1.16–1.45)***
Network tie strength
 Weak®   1
 Strong .73(.35–1.55)
Network homogeneity
 Less homogeneous ®   1
 Homogeneous 2.53(1.26–5.06)**
SBA endorsement
 Low ®   1
 High 7.97(4.07–12.16)***
Network neighborhood
 Non-neighbor®   1
 Neighbor 1.65(.85–3.36)
 Model G2 (−2log likelihood) 313.836 245.685
 Degree of freedom 10 15
 Changed Chi-square 95.731*** 134.116***
  1. ® reference category, *P < .05, ** P < .01, *** P < .001