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Table 3 Multivariable multilevel logistic regression analysis of factors influencing skilled birth attendants use during delivery

From: Factors influencing utilization of skilled birth attendant during childbirth in the Southern highlands, Tanzania: a multilevel analysis

Variables aORa (95% CI) P- Value
Education level
 None 1  
 Primary 1.22(0.81–1.82) 0.345
 Secondary and above 2.14 (1.19–3.90) 0.012
Distance from home to the health facility (walking)
 Up to 30 min 1  
 31 min to 60 min 0.67 (0.48–0.93) 0.012
 > 60 min 0.43 (0.32–0.57) < 0.001
Frequency of ANC visit
 < 4 visit 1  
 ≥ 4 visit 1.63 (1.26–2.10) < 0.001
Number of children
 1 1  
 2 0.52 (0.33–0.79) 0.003
 3 and above 0.39 (0.27–0.58) < 0.001
  1. aOR Adjusted Odds Ratio
  2. aAdjusted for age, educational level, residence, income, ANC visit, distance to health facility and number of children