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Table 5 Bivariable and multivariable analysis of factors affecting pregnant women level of knowledge about COVID-19 infection in Debre Tabor Town Northwest Ethiopia, May 25–June 15, 2020(N = 405)

From: Knowledge and practice to prevent COVID-19 and its associated factors among pregnant women in Debre Tabor Town Northwest Ethiopia, a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables Knowledge of COVID-19 COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) P-value
Good
N (%)
Poor
N (%)
Age in years
 15–24 73 (57.5) 54 (42.5) 2.704 (1.349–5.421) 4.852 (1.721–13.682) 0.003*
 25–34 108 (47) 122 (53) 1.77 (0.921–3.404) 1.663 (0.704–3.928) 0.246
 ≥ 35 16 (33.3) 32 (66.7) 1 1  
Educational status
 No formal education 17 (28.3) 43 (71.7) 1 1  
 Primary 33 (46.5) 38 (53.5) 2.197 (1.059–4.558) 1.188 (0.493–2.86) 0.701
 Secondary 27 (37.5) 45 (62.5) 1.518 (0.726–3.171) 0.844 (0.35–2.033) 0.705
 College and above 120 (59.4) 82 (40.6) 3.702 (1.976–6.935) 2.507 (1.162–5.407) 0.019*
Occupation
 Housewife 68 (39.3) 105 (60.7) 1 1  
 Civil servant 69 (60) 46 (40) 2.318 (1.43–3.75) 2.848 (1.554–5.21) 0.001*
 Private business 54 (52.9) 48 (47.1) 1.737 (1.06–2.848) 2.883 (1.506–5.517) 0.001*
 Others 6 (40.0) 9 (60.0) 0.662 (0.165–2.648 0.527 (0.108–2.567) 0.428
Husband education
 No formal education 8 (18.6) 35 (81.4) 1 1  
 Primary 15 (41.7) 21 (58.3) 3.125 (1.133–8.618) 0.85 (0.243–2.976) 0.80
 Secondary 39 (37.5) 65 (62.5) 2.625 (1.106–6.232) 1.525 (0.529–4.397) 0.435
 College and above 129 (60) 86 (40) 6.562 (2.905–14.82) 2.705 (0.989–7.398) 0.053
Husband occupation
 Civil servant 122 (55.7) 97 (44.3) 3.144 (0.957–10.33) 1.036 (0.2–5.35) 0.966
 Private business 53 (39) 83 (61) 1.596 (0.476–5.352) 0.354 (0.066–1.889) 0.224
Worked at private sector 12 (41.4) 17 (58.6) 1.765 (0.446–6.979) 0.496 (0.8–3.077) 0.451
 Daily laborer 4 (28.6) 10 (71.4) 1 1  
Gravidity
 Primi 76 (50) 76 (50) 1 1  
 Multi 121 (47.8) 132 (52.2) 0.971 (0.613–1.371) 2.759 (1.394–5.461) 0.004*
Parity
 Nulli 86 (53.) 74 (46.3) 1 1  
 Primi 47 (56.6) 36 (43.4) 1.123 (0.659–1.916) 0.683 (0.275–1.697) 0.412
 Multi 64 (39.5) 98 (60.5) 0.562 (0.361–0.875) 0.616 (0.295–1.286) 0.197
Condition of px
 Unwanted 9 (27.3) 24 (72.7) 1 1  
 Wanted 183 (55.5) 147 (44.5) 3.32 (1.497–7.361) 3.372 (1.202–9.456) 0.021*
 Mistimed 5 (11.9) 37 (88.1) 0.36 (0.108–1.206) 0.203 (0.044–2.932) 0.089
ANC in current px
 Yes 176 (54.3) 148 (45.7%) 3.398 (1.974–5.847) 2.073 (1.039–4.134) 0.039*
 No 21 (25.9) 60 (74.1) 1 1  
  1. COR Crude Odds Ratio, AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio
  2. * = P-value < 0.05 considered as statistically significant