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Table 3 Factors associated with adequate knowledge of PE among the study population

From: Knowledge of preeclampsia and its associated factors among pregnant women: a possible link to reduce related adverse outcomes

VariableInadequate knowledgeAdequate knowledgecOR (95% CI)p-valueaOR (95% CI)p-value
Age (years)
  < 2568 (94.4)4 (5.6)1 1 
 25–35199 (87.8)28 (12.3)2.39 (0.81–7.07)0.1150.90 (0.27–3.02)0.864
  > 3544 (84.6)8 (15.4)3.09 (0.88–10.88)0.0491.42 (0.35–5.75)0.622
Marital status
 Single40 (90.9)4 (9.1)1   
 Married271 (88.3)36 (11.7)1.33 (0.45–3.93)0.608  
Employment status
 Employed249 (87.4)36 (12.6)1 1 
 Unemployed62 (93.9)4 (6.1)0.45 (0.15–1.30)0.1390.63 (0.20–2.02)0.438
Residence
 Urban281 (88.9)35 (11.1)1   
 Rural30 (85.7)5 (14.3)1.34 (0.49–3.68)0.572  
Educational status
  ≤ SHS204 (94.4)12 (5.6)1 1 
  > SHS107 (79.3)28 (20.7)4.45 (2.18–9.10)< 0.00012.87 (1.31–6.30)0.008
Is this your first pregnancy?
 No216 (88.9)27 (11.1)1   
 Yes95 (88.0)13 (12.0)1.10 (0.54–2.21)0.801  
Parity
 0–2236 (88.4)31 (11.6)1   
  > 275 (89.3)9 (10.7)0.91 (0.42–2.00)0.822  
Family history of PE
 No143 (81.3)33 (18.8)1 1 
 Yes16 (69.6)7 (30.4)1.90 (0.72–4.98)0.1940.53 (0.19 1.46)0.220
Experienced PE before?
 No147 (80.3)36 (19.7)1   
 Yes10 (71.4)4 (28.6)1.63 (0.48–5.51)0.429  
  1. PE pre-eclampsia, cOR crude odds ratio, aOR adjusted odds ratio