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Table 4 Association of receiving full postnatal care according to WHO guidelines with socio-demographic and obstetric care related factors

From: Postnatal care coverage and its determinants in Sri Lanka: analysis of the 2016 demographic and health survey

  Variable AOR 95% CI P value
1 Residence
  Rural 0.697 0.522–0.933 0.015
  Estate 0.830 0.639–1.078 0.163
2 Religion: Buddhist 0.853 0.610–1.193 0.353
3 Nationality: Sinhala 1.892 1.346–2.662 < 0.001
4 Mother’s age at delivery (years)
  20–34 0.724 0.541–0.968 0.029
  Above 35 0.851 0.721–1.003 0.054
5 Maternal education: AL or above 1.006 0.873–1.158 0.936
6 Household wealth index quintile 1.069 0.925–1.237 0.367
7 Mothers involve in household decision making ability 1.041 0.898–1.207 0.590
8 Mothers involve in spending decision on father’s earning 1.039 0.906–1.102 0.586
9 Mother own mobile phone 1.188 1.020–1.384 0.027
10 Mother own bank account 1.037 0.884–1.217 0.655
11 Antenatal clinic made awareness on complication and services 1.562 1.273–1.916 < 0.001
12 Antenatal clinic attendance frequency 4 or more 1.635 0.792–3.376 0.184
13 Antenatal home visits by PHM* 1.985 1.648–2.392 0.000
14 Normal vaginal delivery 0.924 0.808–1.056 0.245
15 First born child 0.955 0.834–1.093 0.505
  1. *PHM public health midwife