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Table 2 Bivariate and multivariate analysis of the association between socio-demographic characteristics and health facility delivery

From: Factors influencing deliveries at health facilities in a rural Maasai Community in Magadi sub-County, Kenya

Characteristics Total n (%) Health facility delivery Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Yes n (%) No n (%)
Total sample 200 (100%) 78 (39%) 122 (61%)   
Education Level
 None (Ref) 137 (68.5%) 38 (27.7%) 99 (72.3%) 1 1
 Primary 50 (25.0%) 30 (60.0%) 20 (40.0%) 4.0 (2.0, 7.7) 1.8 (0.8, 4.01)
 Post Primary 13 (6.5%) 10 (76.9%) 3 (23.1%) 8.69 (2.3, 33.3) 2.3 (0.5, 11.3)
Age (Mean(SD)) 25.8 (7.3) 24.5 (6.1) 27.0 (7.7) 0.94 (0.90, 0.98) 1.0 (0.9, 1.1)
Marital status
 Married Polygamous (Ref) 73 (36.5%) 17 (23.3%) 56 (76.7%) 1 1
 Married Monogamous 104 (52.0%) 47 (45.2%) 57 (54.8%) 2.72 (1.4, 5.3) 2.8 (0.7, 10.1)
 Currently not married 23 (11.5%) 14 (60.9%) 9 (39.1%) 5.12 (1.9, 13.9) 2.4 (1.1, 5.4)
Religion
 Others (Ref) 40 (25.0%) 15 (37.5%) 25 (62.5%) 1  
 Christians 160 (75.0%) 63 (39.4%) 97 (60.6%) 1.08 (0.5, 2.2)  
Occupation
 No income (Ref) 154 (77.0%) 53 (34.4%) 101 (65.6%) 1 1
 Earns income 46 (33.3%) 25 (54.3%) 21 (45.7%) 2.27 (1.2, 4.4) 1.7 (0.7, 4.1)
No. of children (Median (Range) 3 (1,8) 2 (1,6) 3 (1,8) 0.66 (0.5, 0.8) 0.7 (0.5, 0.9)
ANC visits
 less than 4 visits (Ref) 35 (17.5%) 11 (31.4%) 24 (68.6%) 1  
 4+ visits 162 (82.5%) 66 (40.7%) 96 (59.3%) 1.50 (0.7, 3.3)  
Distance
 Far (>3 km) (Ref) 96 (48.0%) 26 (27.1%) 70 (72.9%) 1 1
 Near (≤3 km) 104 (52.0%) 52 (50.0%) 52 (50.0%) 2.69 (1.5, 4.9) 2.2 (1.1, 4.4)
Wealth quintiles
 Lowest (Ref) 40 (20.0%) 8 (20.0%) 32 (80.0%) 1 1
 Low 40 (20.0%) 9 (22.5%) 31 (77.5%) 1.16 (0.4, 3.4) 1.4 (0.4, 4.5)
 Medium 40 (20.0%) 18 (45.0%) 22 (55.0%) 3.27 (1.2, 8.8) 4.5 (1.5, 14.1)
 High 40 (20.0%) 19 (47.5%) 21 (52.5%) 3.62 (1.3, 9.8) 4.9 (1.5, 15.5)
 Highest 40 (20.0%) 24 (60.0%) 16 (40.0%) 6.0 (2.2, 16.3) 4.9 (1.5, 16.5)