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Table 2 Factors associated with good quality intrapartum and newborn care in Northern Ethiopia, 2015

From: Quality of intrapartum and newborn care in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

Variables Quality intrapartum Odd ratio with 95% CI
Good n(%) Poor n(%) Cured Odd ratio Adjusted odd ratio
Friendly care during birth
 Poor 14(12.3%) 100(87.7%) 1 1
 Good 49(48.0%) 53(52.0%) 6.6(3.34–13.05)** 7.9 (3.59–17.33)**
Misuse of partograph by health providers
 Yes 17(16.0%) 89(84.0%) 1 1
 No 46(41.8%) 64(58.2%) 3.76(1.98–7.15)** 3.92(1.78–8.63)**
Service providers working experience
  < 1 Year 25(36.8%) 43(63.2%) 1 1
  > =2 Years 38(25.7%) 110(74.3%) 0.59(0.32–1.1) 0.31 (0.13–0.73)*
Zone
 East 22(20.4%) 86(79.6%) 1 1
 South east 24(51.1%) 23(48.9%) 4.08(1.95–8.54)** 6.2(2.36–16.28)**
 South 17(27.9%) 44(72.1%) 1.5(0.73–3.13) 1.7(0.64–4.50)
Type of health facility care given
 Health center 49(32.0%) 104(68.0%) 1 1
 Hospital 14(22.2%) 49(77.8%) 0.61(0.31–1.2) 0.54(0.21–1.41)
Sex of Health provider who provide care
 Male 17(34.0%) 33(66.0%) 1 1
 Female 46(27.7%) 120(72.3%) 0.74(0.38–1.46) 1.34(0.56–3.24)
Knowledge of service providers on obstetric and newborn care
 Good 26(26.3%) 73(73.7%) 1 1
 Poor 37(31.6%) 80(68.4%) 1.3(0.72–2.35) 1.91(0.87–4.19)
Health facility input quality (readiness)
 Good 45(25.6%) 131(74.4%) 1 1
 Poor 18(45.0%) 22(55.0%) 2.38(1.17–4.84)* 1.48 (0.55–3.94)
Mode of current birth
 SVD 56(27.9%) 145(72.1%) 1 1
 Instrumental 7(46.7%) 8(53.3%) 2.27(0.78–6.54) 1.25(0.33–4.79)
  1. * Significant variable (p-value < 0.05), ** significant variable (p-value < 0.001), SVD: spontaneous vaginal delivery