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Table 4 Association of participants’ characteristics with postnatal home visit receipt, rural Tigray, northern Ethiopia, 2018 (N = 705)

From: Postnatal home visits by health extension workers in rural areas of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study design

Characteristics of respondentsReceived PNHVsCrude Odds RatioAdjusted Odds Ratio
Yes (%)No (%)Odds ratio95% CIOdds ratio95% CI
Educational status of the mother
 No education34 (12.0)250 (88.0)1.00 1.00 
 Primary Education31 (12.4)219 (87.6)1.040.62–1.750.860.48–1.57
 Secondary education. and above37 (21.6)134 (78.4)2.031.22–3.381.560.85–2.87
Model household status
 Did not hear and/not model family59 (12.7)407 (87.3)1.00 1.00 
 Yes/certified or non-certified model family20 (29.0)49 (71.0)2.821.56–5.071.240.61–2.52
 Working towards model family23 (13.5)147 (86.5)1.080.64–1.810.730.40–1.33
ANC visit by HEW (at least1)
 No9 (3.1)278 (96.9)1.00 1.00 
 Yes93 (22.2)325 (77.8)8.844.38–17.857.49*3.55–15.80
HEWs cell phone available
 No34 (8.9)346 (91.1)1.00 1.00 
 Yes68 (20.9)257 (79.102.691.73–4.191.310.78–2.21
Participation in Pregnant women forum
 No15 (4.7)306 (95.3)1.00 1.00 
 Yes87 (22.7)297 (77.3)5.983.38–10.583.16*1.67–5.99
Community health insurance membership
 No51 (10.7)425 (89.3)1.00 1.00 
 Yes51 (22.3)178 (77.7)2.391.56–3.661.87*1.13–3.10
Birth notification
 No19 (4.7)387 (95.3)1.00 1.00 
 Yes83 (27.8)216 (72.2)7.834.63–13.246.16*3.50–10.84
Time taken to Health post
  < 30 min81 (16.2)420 (83.8)1.00   
 30–1 h16 (10)144 (90)0.580.33–1.020.730.38–1.39
  > 1 h5 (11.4)39 (88.6)0.660.25–1.740.920.30–2.81