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Table 2 Logistic regression models for skilled delivery, classified by predictor factor

From: Factors influencing choice of skilled birth attendance at ANC: evidence from the Kenya demographic health survey

  n Univariate model Final Multivariate model
1445 Odds Ratio (95% CI) P-value Odds Ratio (95% CI) P-value
Cost (has money for delivery)      
No 400 Reference    
Yes, enough 457 8.99 (3.76; 21.44) < 0.001 4.34.(1.73; 10.87) 0.002
Yes, but not enough 552 2.80 (1.64; 4.76) < 0.001 1.90(1.07; 3.35) 0.027
Opinion of ANC service      
Very satisfied 1161 Reference    
Not satisfied 223 0.89 (0.47; 1.68) 0.711   
more or less satisfied 22 0.97 (0.13; 7.40) 0.977   
Service Waiting time      
< 30 751 Reference    
30–60 min 255 1.55 (0.77; 3.12) 0.224   
61–120 min 170 1.32 (0.60; 2.85) 0.482   
> 121 min 233 2.40 (1.01; 5.70) 0.048   
Age of client      
1 year 1401 1.00(0.95; 1.04) 0.69   
Mother’s Education level      
No education 122 Reference    
Primary and above 1283 11.20 (6.55; 19.13) < 0.001 6.62 (3.66; 11.95) < 0.001
Total number ANC Visits      
1 554 Reference    
2–3 656 1.71 (1.04; 2.82) 0.04 1.58 (0.92; 2.7) 0.095
4 or more 199 7.95 (1.90; 33.24) 0.01 5.95 (1.35; 26.18) 0.018
Sex of Provider      
Male 311 Reference    
Female 1134 2.57(1.55; 4.25) 0.00 2.02(1.35; 3.53) 0.014
Geographical Region      
Non- ASAL 1168 Reference    
ASAL 277 0.31 (0.19; 0.52) < 0.001   
  1. Odds ratio for final model adjusted for cost, education, ANC visits and sex of provider