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Table 6 Result of logistic regression showing postnatal 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 1.618 0.898 2.915     1.813* 0.946 3.477
 >  29 1.038 0.549 1.963     1.012 0.506 2.021
Education
 Illiterate®          
 Primary 1.364 0.699 2.661     1.112 0.535 2.312
 Secondary 3.245*** 1.830 5.754     2.026** 1.073 3.823
 Graduation and above 10.315*** 4.003 26.578     4.765** 1.630 13.930
Current occupation
 Agriculture®          
 Agriculture labours 0.810 0.461 1.423     1.481 0.792 2.770
 Govt./Private employees 1.086 0.484 2.437     1.048 0.423 2.599
 Others 0.971 0.370 2.544     0.921 0.312 2.713
Type of family
 Nuclear family®          
 Joint family 0.633* 0.395 1.013     0.745 0.446 1.245
Type of tribes
 Gond®          
 Madiya 0.666 0.407 1.089     0.883 0.515 1.515
Type of marriage
 Arrange marriage®          
 Love marriage 1.824* 0.995 3.347     1.739 0.895 3.379
Wealth index
 Rich®          
 Middle 0.580* 0.328 1.025     0.695 0.373 1.295
 Poor 0.608* 0.338 1.095     0.845 0.443 1.612
knowledge of complications during pregnancy
 No knowledge®          
 Partial knowledge     1.442 0.581 3.583 1.624 0.630 4.186
 Complete knowledge     2.424 0.826 7.112 2.148 0.684 6.741
knowledge of complications during delivery
 No knowledge®          
 Partial knowledge     1.290 0.490 3.395 1.049 0.383 2.877
 Complete knowledge     1.126 0.387 3.272 0.905 0.294 2.787
knowledge of complications after delivery
 No knowledge®          
 Partial knowledge     4.843*** 2.731 8.587 4.837*** 2.571 9.101
 Complete knowledge     10.172*** 4.403 23.500 7.161*** 2.854 17.968
  1. Note: ® is the reference category, level of significance * p-value of < 0.05, **p-value of < 0.01, ***p-value of < 0.001