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Table 2 The association of post health education maternal knowledge about neonatal danger signs in Ethiopia

From: Evidence from 2016 Ethiopian demographic and health survey data: association between post health education maternal knowledge and neonatal danger signs

Variable Categories Neonatal Danger Signs Awareness (n=325)   95% CI P-value
Poor Good COR AOR Lower Upper  
Residence Rural 108 (62.8) 64 (37.2) 0.48* 0.53 0.28 1.02 0.06
Urban 119 (77.8) 34 (22.2) 1 1 - - 1
Head of household Male 189 (70.5) 79 (29.5) 1 1 - - 1
Female 38 (66.7) 19 (33.3) 1.20 1.31 0.66 2.60 0.44
Was child wanted Wanted then 196 (71.8) 77 (28.2) 1 1 - - 1
Wanted latter 23 (60.5) 15 (39.6) 1.66 1.58 0.71 3.49 0.26
Wanted no more 8 (57.1) 6 (42.9) 1.91 4.15 1.12 15.41 0.03
Khat Chewing No 203 (70.2) 86 (29.8) 1 1 - - 1
Yes 24 (66.7) 12 (33.3) 1.18 1.31 0.56 3.06 0.54
Child sex Male 105 (64.4) 58 (35.6) 1 1 - - 1
Female 122 (75.3) 40 (24.7) 0.59* 0.58 0.34 0.98 0.04
Child birth Single birth 220 (69.6) 96 (30.4) 1 1 - - 1
2nd of multiple 7 (77.8) 2 (22.2) 0.66 0.59 0.11 3.26 0.54
Maternal education No education 72 (78.3) 20 (21.7) 0.27* 0.43 0.17 1.14 0.09
Primary 88 (71.0) 36 (29.0) 0.39* 0.42 0.19 0.92 0.03
Secondary 43 (71.7) 17 (28.3) 0.38* 0.37 0.16 0.91 0.03
Higher 24 (49.0) 25 (51.0) 1 1 - - 1
Caesarean Section No 199 (71.6) 79 (28.4) 1 1 - - 1
Yes 28 (59.6) 19 (40.4) 1.71 1.31 0.61 2.81 0.48
Size of child Very large 55 (77.5) 16 (22.5) 1 - - - 1
Large 36 (72.0) 14 (28.0) 1.34 1.93 0.76 4.91 0.17
Average 104 (68.0) 49 (32.0) 1.62 2.64 1.26 5.53 0.01
Small 14 (51.9) 13 (48.1) 3.19* 4.53 1.52 13.51 0.005
Very small 18 (75.0) 6 (25.0) 1.15 1.46 0.44 4.85 0.54
ARDS No 207 (70.4) 87 (29.6) 1 1 - - 1
Yes 20 (64.5) 11 (35.5) 1.31 1.06 0.43 2.63 0.90
KMC No 50 (64.1) 28 (35.9) 1 1 - - 1
Yes 177 (71.7) 70 (28.3) 0.71 0.67 0.36 1.26 0.22
Maternal age 15-19 7 (63.6) 4 (36.4) 1.14 1.53 0.18 12.97 0.70
20-24 40 (58.0) 29 (42.0) 1.45 1.83 0.32 10.37 0.50
25-29 68 (70.8) 28 (29.2) 0.82 0.79 0.15 4.30 0.78
30-34 60 (74.1) 21 (25.9) 0.70 0.70 0.13 3.84 0.68
35-39 34 (81.0) 8 (19.0) 0.47 0.39 0.06 2.40 0.31
40-44 12 (70.6) 5 (29.4) 0.83 0.46 0.06 3.51 0.46
45-49 6 (66.7) 3 (33.3) 1 - - - 1
  1. Note: *=p<0.05, ARDS Acute respiratory distress syndrome, KMC Kangaroo mother care