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Table 4 Prevalence and Adjusted Odds Ratios (aORs) of ≥ 2 behavioral risk factors for CVD among pregnant rural women

From: Prevalence of behavioral risk factors of cardiovascular diseases and associated socio-economic factors among pregnant women in a rural area in Southern Nepal

Variable ≥ 2 Behavioral risk Factors for cardiovascular diseases (aORs, 95% CI)
N (%) aORs 95%CI
Age (Years)
 < 20 77 (75.5) 1.00
 20–34 160 (61.1) 0.27 0.13–0.56**
 35–49 46 (74.2) 0.91 0.37–2.24
Caste/ethnicity
 Dalit 49 (69.0) 1.00
 Adibasi/Janajati 60 (65.9) 0.84 0.40–1.77
 Upper caste group 174 (65.9) 0.94 0.45–1.97
Place of Origin
 Hill 115 (67.3) 1.00
 Terai 168 (65.9) 0.89 0.55–1.44
Religion
 Hindu 256 (65.5) 1.00
 Muslim/others 27 (77.1) 1.87 0.76–4.58
Women Education
 No education 88 (63.3) 1.00
 Primary 89 (75.4) 2.78 1.35–5.72**
 Secondary 50 (63.3) 1.28 0.63–2.61
 Higher 56 (62.2) 1.15 0.56–2.35
Women Occupation
 Non-agriculture 197 (67.5) 1.00
 Agriculture 86 (64.2) 0.59 0.31–1.11
Wealth Index
 Lower 87 (70.2) 1.00
 Second 64 (64.0) 0.59 0.27–1.2
 Middle 59 (70.2) 1.22 0.55–2.73
 Fourth 42 (68.9) 0.98 0.41–2.30
 Highest 31 (54.4) 0.36 0.16–0.84**
Parity (years)
 Primi 112 (67.1) 1.00
 1 75 (67.0) 0.74 0.42–1.32
 2 41 (70.7) 1.20 0.58–2.49
 3+ 55 (61.8) 0.77 0.40–1.47
Total 283 (100)
  1. **p value < 0.05 (Significant)