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Table 5 Logistic regression model for predicting consumption of anti-infectives (N=795)

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

  Crude model Adjusted model
Variables Exposed (%) OR 95% C.I P-value OR 95% C.I P-value
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Health unit(20)b 0.000a   0.001a
Gestational age at ANC booking 0.00a   0.000a
 13 - 24 weeks 42.2 1 - - - 1 - - ref
 < 13 weeks 62.8 2.3 1.7    2.7 1.6 4.5  
 25 - 28 weeks 17.4 0.3 0.1    0.6 0.1 2.4  
 Not registered for ANC 11.4 0.2 0.1    0.3 0.1 0.9  
Illness during first trimester
 No 20.6 - - - - - - - ref
 Yes 52.5 4.2 2.9 6.3 0.000a 3.7 2.1 6.4 0.000a
Opinion on safety of orthodox medication 0.098a   0.056a
 Yes, it is always safe 46.6 1 - - - 1 - - ref
 Yes, safe but depends 45.9 1.0 0.7 1.4   0.6 0.4 1.1  
 No, never safe 33.3 0.6 0.2 1.4   0.2 0.0 1.2  
 I don't know 31.8 0.5 0.3 0.9   0.4 0.2 1.0  
  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 hospital