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Table 4 Result of logistic regression showing antenatal care utilization by selected background characteristics and husbands knowledge of pregnancy complications

From: What he knows about her and how it affects her? Husband’s knowledge of pregnancy complications and maternal health care utilization among tribal population in Maharashtra, India

Background characteristics Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
AOR 95 %CI AOR 95 %CI AOR 95 %CI
Current age
 19–24®          
 25–29 0.36 0.060 2.187     0.466 0.071 3.054
 >  29 0.53 0.091 3.148     0.434 0.069 2.736
Education
 illiterate®          
 Primary 5.62** 1.082 29.169     8.757** 1.286 59.613
 Secondary 5.758*** 2.590 12.800     5.758*** 2.590 215.439
 Graduation and above 9.547*** 2.980 33.689     9.473*** 2.746 32.042
Current Occupation
 Agriculture®          
 Agriculture labours 1.18 0.320 4.379     0.868 0.205 3.676
 Govt./Private employees 0.730 0.073 7.264     0.558 0.047 6.625
 Others 0.549 0.055 5.438     0.392 0.031 4.904
Type of family
 Nuclear family®          
 Joint family 0.754 0.242 2.347     0.585 0.161 2.122
Type of tribes
 Gond®          
 Madiya 2.64* 0.847 8.249     3.687** 0.989 13.751
Type of marriage
 Arrange marriage®          
 Love marriage 1.12 0.220 5.762     0.579 0.093 3.615
Wealth Index
 Rich®          
 Middle 0.720 0.122 4.263     0.403 0.042 3.913
 Poor 0.22* 0.040 1.203     0.137* 0.014 1.304
knowledge about complications during pregnancy
 No knowledge®          
 Partial knowledge     7.09* 0.765 65.656 10.324 0.440 242.140
 Complete knowledge     9.12 1.946 72.392 10.786 0.56 78.50
knowledge about complications during delivery
 No knowledge®          
 Partial knowledge     0.215 0.018 2.626 0.046 0.001 1.658
 Complete knowledge     0.031** 0.002 0.411 0.006** 0.000 0.261
knowledge about complications after delivery
 No knowledge®          
 Partial knowledge     3.88* 0.812 18.503 5.028 0.704 35.935
 Complete knowledge     5.16 0.465 57.233 3.507 0.196 62.870
  1. Note: ® is the reference category, level of significance * p-value of < 0.05, **p-value of < 0.01, ***p-value of < 0.001