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Table 4 Factors associated with male involvement during birth preparedness and complication readiness for obstetric referral at Sodo town in Wolaita zone, 2017

From: Male involvement in birth preparedness and complication readiness for emergency referral at Sodo town of Wolaita zone, South Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

VariablesMale involvementCOR (95%CI)AOR (95% CI)P-value
YesNo   
Women Educational
 Primary and below26 (20.3%)102 (79.68%)0.23 (0.09–0.64%)0.94 (0.24–3.61).924
 Secondary and above55 (52.38%)50 (47.61%)1.001.00 
Male partner education
 Primary and below89 (51.44%)84 (48.55%)1.60 (1.07–2.61)1.09 (0.43–2.74).858
 Secondary and above24 (40%)36 (60%)1.001.00 
Women Occupation
 Formal employment48 (85.71%)8 (14.28%)1.86 (0.51–7.53)2.48 (0.57–10.83).227
 Informal employment135 (76.3%)42 (23.72%)1.001.00 
Male partner occupation
 Formal employment13 (16.3%)67 (83.75%)0.09 (0.01–0.73)0.09 (0.01–1.04).054
 Informal employment105 (68.6%)48 (31.37%)1.001.00 
Distance of health facility
 Less than 5 km10 (14.5%)59 (85.5%)0.23 (0.11–0.56)0.29 (0.12–0.72).008
 More than 5 km69 (15.76%)95 (84.2%)1.001.00 
ANC at least once
 Yes105 (46.6%)120 (53.33%)2.62 (1.52–4.74)2.9 (1.52–5.51).001
 No2 (25%)6 (75%)1.001.00 
Experience of complication
 Yes1 (4.76%)20 (95.2%)1.63 (1.07–2.64)1.79 (1.06–3.04)0.030
 No16 (7.54%)196 (92.5%)1.001.00 
  1. Statistically significant at p < 0.05