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Table 2 Multivariate multinomial logistic regression model predicting in need of or wanting pregnancy options counseling among pregnant women at their first prenatal visit (n = 570)

From: Should prenatal care providers offer pregnancy options counseling?

  Relative Risk Ratio p-value 95% Confidence Interval
In need of options counseling
State
 Maryland Reference    
 Louisiana 1.29 n.s. 0.97 1.72
Age (cont.) 0.98 n.s. 0.94 1.02
Race/Ethnicity
 Black or African American Reference    
 White 1.02 n.s. 0.10 10.14
 Hispanic/Latina 3.41 n.s. 0.32 36.30
 Other/Multiple 2.01 n.s. 0.15 26.14
Education
 Did not complete high school Reference    
 High school or GED 0.38 * 0.18 0.82
 Some or completed college 0.17 n.s. 0.01 2.11
Food insecurity in past 12 months 3.20 *** 2.50 4.08
Previous abortion 0.83 n.s. 0.38 1.83
Previous pregnancy 0.41 n.s. 0.09 1.87
Gestational age (cont.) 1.01 n.s. 0.97 1.05
LMUP score (cont.) 0.77 ** 0.64 0.91
Wanting options counseling
State
  Maryland Reference    
  Louisiana 4.95 *** 3.50 7.00
Age (cont.) 0.94 * 0.88 0.99
Race/Ethnicity
  Black or African American Reference    
  White 1.05 n.s. 0.43 2.57
  Hispanic/Latina 3.00 * 1.10 8.22
  Other/Multiple 0.75 n.s. 0.13 4.36
Education
  Did not complete high school Reference    
  High school or GED 1.45 n.s. 0.93 2.28
  Some or completed college 1.22 n.s. 0.45 3.30
Food insecurity in past 12 months 5.48 *** 2.49 12.03
Previous abortion 0.37 * 0.16 0.88
Previous pregnancy 0.76 n.s. 0.24 2.40
Gestational age (cont.) 1.00 n.s. 0.97 1.03
LMUP score (cont.) 0.90 *** 0.86 0.95
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001, n.s. = not significant
  2. Base outcome: Women not in need of or wanting pregnancy options counseling. Four women reporting both in need of and wanting counseling were categorized in model as wanting pregnancy options counseling. LMUP = London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy