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Table 3 Characteristics of married women who requested their partners to attend ANCa

From: Male partner antenatal clinic attendance is associated with increased uptake of maternal health services and infant BCG immunization: a national survey in Kenya

  Unweighted N (Weighted %) or Weighted Median (IQR)     
Requested Partner to attend ANC     
Totalc (n = 2141) No (n = 1335) Yes (n = 806) OR (95% CI) P-value AOR (95% CI)b P-value
HIV positive 148 42 116 1.67 (1.05–2.65) 0.029 1.79 (1.11–2.90) 0.017
Median age, years 25 (22–30) 25 (21–30) 25 (22–29) 0.99 (0.98–1.02) 0.905 0.99 (0.98–101) 0.365
Maternal education
  ≤ Primary 1167 (60) 499 (67) 667 (45) ref   ref  
 Secondary 678 (29) 213 (25) 465 (37) 1.77 (1.42–2.22) < 0.001 1.77 (1.42–2.22) < 0.001
  > Secondary 296 (11) 62 (8) 234 (18) 2.91 (2.10–4.04) < 0.001 2.97 (2.14–4.11) < 0.001
Employed
 No 1312 (64) 490 (67) 820 (44) ref   ref  
 Yes 809 (36) 275 (33) 533 56) 1.23 (0.92–1.64) 0.162 1.09 (0.80–1.50) 0.569
Has other male partners
 No 2052 (97) 740 (97) 1312 (97) ref   ref  
 Yes 78 (3) 30 (3) 48 (3) 0.94 (0.55–1.61) 0.816 0.91 (0.53–1.58) 0.750
Intimate partner violence
 No 1247 (57) 450 (56) 797 (59) ref   ref  
 Yes 894 (43) 324 (44) 569 (41) 0.89 (0.70–1.13) 0.327 0.97 (0.77–1.23) 0.830
  1. aAll estimates account for sampling design and clinic-level clustering
  2. bMultivariable model adjusting for maternal age and maternal education
  3. cMarried women without partner attendance data were excluded from the analysis