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Table 3 Multivariable logistic analyses for severe degree fear of childbirth and associated factors among pregnant women, Arba Minch town, southern Ethiopia, 2019

From: Fear of childbirth among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Arba Minch town, southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

  Variables Severe degree Fear of childbirth COR 95%CI AOR 95%CI
Yes (n, %) No (n, %)
Educational status No formal education 10(35.7%) 18(64.3%) 1.88(0.79, 4.5) 0.96(0.36, 2.55)
Primary education 31(26.5%) 86(73.5%) 1.22 (0.69, 2.17) 0.60(0.22, 1.61)
Secondary education 23(21.7% 83(78.3%) 0.94(0.509, 1.73) 0.79(0.30, 2.09)
College and above 31(22.8%) 105(77.2%) 1 1
Parity Nulliparous 38(29.5%) 91(70.5%) 1.47(0.91, 2.38) 1.61(0.94, 2.74
Multiparous 57(22.5%) 201(77.9%) 1 1
Planned pregnancy No 16(41%) 23(59%) 2.34(1.2, 4.70* 2.30(1.12, 4.74)*
Yes 79(22.7%) 269(77.3%) 1 1
Current pregnancy complication Yes 17(60.7%) 11(39.3%) 5.57(2.5, 12.34)** 6.24(2.72, 14.29)**
No 78(21.75%) 281(78.3%) 1 1
Husband support No 11(34.4%) 21(65.6%) 1.7(0.78, 3.65) 0.84(0.36, 1.99)
Yes 84(23.7%) 271(76.3%) 1 1
Social support Poor support 38(37.3%) 64(62.7%) 1.94(1.04, 3.63)* 1.93(1.01, 3.68)*
Moderate support 35(18.3%) 156(81.7%) 0.73(0.40, 1.34) 0.66 (0.35, 1.24)
Strong support 22(23.4%) 72(76.6%) 1 1
  1. *p-value<0.05, **p-value=0.001, AOR Adjusted Odd Ratio, COR Crude Odd Ratio, CI Confidence interval