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Table 5 Logistic regression of factors that influence timing of ANC attendance of the respondents in Axum town, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, June 2017 (n = 386)

From: Timing of first antenatal care attendance and associated factors among pregnant women in public health institutions of Axum town, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017: a mixed design study

Variables   Timing of ANC COR with 95% CI AOR with 95% CI
Timely Bookers n = 106(%)) Late Bookers n = 280 (%)) Total n (%) COR (CI) AOR (CI)
Maternal education Primary and below 23 (18) 105 (82) 128 (33.2) 1 1
Secondary and above 83 (32.2) 175 (67.8) 258 (66.8) 2.165 (1.285, 3.647) 2.619 (1.216, 5.642)
Intended pregnancy Yes 92 (32.6) 190 (67.4) 282 (73.1) 3.113 (1.682, 5.761) 2.873 (1.231, 6.707)
No 14 (13.5) 90 (86.5) 104 (26.9) 1 1
Complication in previous pregnancy n = 237 Yes 24 (39.3) 37 (60.7) 61 (25.7) 1.946 (1.050,3.605) 1.756(.810, 3.807)
No 44 (25.0) 132 (75.0) 176 (74.3) 1 1
Problem in current pregnancy Yes 32 (49.2) 33 (50.8) 65 (16.8) 3.237 (1.865, 5.617) 3.596 (1.525, 8.481)
No 74 (23.1) 247 (76.9) 321 (83.2) 1 1
Advice from significant others Yes 49 (34.3) 94 (65.7) 143 (37) 1.701 (1.079, 2.682) 2. 333 (1.101, 4.945)
No 57 (23.5) 186 (76.5) 243 (63) 1 1
Perceived time to start ANC Appropriate 61 (37.2) 103 (62.8) 164 (42.5) 2.329 (1.477, 3.673) 3.445 (1.611, 7.364)
In appropriate 45 (20.3) 177 (79.7) 222 (57.5) 1 1
Number of alive children n = 230 1–2 58 (31.7) 125 (68.3) 183 (79.6) 2.651 (1.121, 6.274 1.367 (.503, 3.715)
> 2 7 (14.9) 40 (85.1) 47 (20.4) 1 1
Maternal knowledge Good 71 (31.7) 153 (68.3) 224 (58.0) 1.684 (1.054, 2.689) 2.748 (1.074, 7.034)
Poor 35 (21.6) 127 (78.4) 162 (42.0) 1 1
Decision of ANC initiation With husband 70 (30.2) 162 (69.8) 232 (60.1) 1.416 (.888, 2.259) .887 (.406, 1.939)
My self 36 (23.4) 118 (76.6) 154 (39.9) 1 1
Did your husband encourage you to attend ANC timely? Yes 100 (29.2) 244 (70.9) 344 (89.1) 2.459 (1.005, 6.018) .629 (.171, 2.314)
No 6 (14.3) 36 (85.7) 42 (10.9) 1 1
  1. 1 = Reference