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Table 4 Logistic regression model for predicting consumption of pregnancy related orthodox medication (N=795)

From: First trimester medication use in pregnancy in Cameroon: a multi-hospital survey

Variables Crude model Adjusted model
Exposed (%) OR 95% C.I P-value OR 95% C.I P-value
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Health unit(20)b 0.000a   0.000a
Highest level of Education 0.000a   0.072a
 Secondary 37.4 1 - - - 1 - - ref
 Never went to school 38.0 1.0 0.7 1.5   0.9 0.5 1.4  
 Primary 26.3 0.6 0.2 1.7   0.2 0.0 0.6  
 High School 45.0 1.4 0.9 2.1   1.0 0.5 1.7  
 University/Professional 63.7 2.9 1.9 4.6   1.4 0.7 3.0  
Gestational age at ANC booking -   0.004a
 13 - 24 weeks 39.5 1 - - 0.000a 1 - - ref
 < 13 weeks 59.8 2.3 1.6 3.2   1.4 0.9 2.4  
 25 - 28 weeks 8.7 0.1 0.0 0.6   0.4 0.1 1.9  
 Not registered for ANC 13.6 0.2 0.1 0.6   0.2 0.1 0.6  
Participant received safety advice 0.001a   0.057a
 Yes 47.6 1 - - - - - - ref
 No 34.5 0.6 0.4 0.8   0.6 0.4 0.9  
 Can't remember 35.0 0.6 0.3 1.2   0.7 0.2 2.1  
Setting type 0.609a   0.042a
 Urban 41.5 1 - - - 1 - - ref
 Rural 43,3 1.1 0.8 1.4   3.3 1.0 10.2  
  1. aOverall statistical significance of variable within model
  2. b See Additional file 2 for complete table showing statistics for all health units
  3. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, r Rural hospital, u Urban hospital, p Private hospital, g Government hopsital