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Table 3 Odds ratios of lack of maternal knowledge about birth complications in relation to other factors

From: Potential factors associated with institutional childbirth among women in rural villages of Lao People’s Democratic Republic: a preliminary study

 Crude OR (95% CI)
N = 328 a
Adjusted OR (95% CI) b
N = 309
Antenatal care during pregnancy
 Received at least once1.001.00
 Never1.61 (0.43–6.09)1.87 (0.43–8.12)
Maternal age (years)
 Less than 201.001.00
 20–240.61 (0.21–1.76)0.66 (0.22–1.97)
 25–291.22 (0.46–3.20)1.38 (0.45–4.24)
 30–340.37 (0.11–1.19)0.44 (0.11–1.78)
 35 and more1.76 (0.63–4.95)1.51 (0.38–5.96)
Maternal educational attainment
 Secondary and above1.001.00
 Primary1.43 (0.68–3.03)1.35 (0.56–3.28)
 No formal education1.85 (0.80–4.28)1.43 (0.53–3.84)
Work of woman and house owner
 At least one self-employed/Employed1.001.00
 Both Unemployed/Unpaid family work1.18 (0.65–2.15)1.37 (0.66–2.83)
Ethnicity of women
 Lao1.001.00
 Minority1.62 (0.55–4.79)1,28 (0.32–5.09)
Distance from the nearest facility (km)
 Less than 11.001.00
 1–53.08 (1.37–6.94)2.80 (1.21–6.49)
 6 and more3.85 (1.76–8.43)3.72 (1.59–8.70)
Number of children
 One or two1.001.00
 Three and more1.01 (0.57–1.80)0.79 (0.34–1.82)
  1. CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio
  2. aall women who had institutional childbirth, home birth with and without SBA were included, missing data were excluded
  3. bAdjusted for all other variables in the table