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Table 6 Bivariable and multivariable analysis of factors affecting pregnant women level of practice to prevent against COVID-19 infection in Debre Tabor Town Northwest Ethiopia, May 25–June 15, 2020(N = 309)

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 Level of practice COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) P-value
Good
N (%)
Poor
N (%)
Educational status
 No formal education 6 (14.6) 36 (85.4) 1 1  
 Primary 12 (22.2) 42 (77.8) 1.667 (1.567–4.897) 0.748 (0.192–2.912) 0.675
 Secondary 13 (22.4) 45 (77.6) 1.685 (0.582–4.885) 0.665 (0.179–2.48) 0.544
 College and above 116 (74.4) 40 (25.6) 6.917 (6.624–23.20) 3.783 (1.198–11.938) 0.023*
Husband educational status
 No formal education 6 (24.0) 19 (76.0) 1 1  
 Primary 14 (46.7) 16 (53.3) 2.771 (0.864–8.882) 2.076 (0.351–12.281) 0.421
 Secondary 33 (42.3) 45 (57.7) 2.322 (0.836–6.452) 2.404 (0.523–11.046) 0.259
 College and above 88 (52.1) 81 (47.9) 3.44 (1.309–9.041) 1.115 (0.265–4.688) 0.882
Husband occupation
 Civil servant 91 (52.6) 82 (47.4) 8.878 (1.087–22.51) 0.633 (0.45–8.994) 0.736
 Private business 41 (43.2) 54 (56.8) 6.074 (0.73–30.50) 0.547 (0.035–8.471) 0.66
 Employed at private sector 8 (32.0) 17 (68.0) 3.765 (0.40–22.44) 0.886 (0.051–15.499) 0.934
 Daily laborer 5 (50.0) 5 (50.0) 1 1  
Number of children
 ≤ 3 children 124 (54.9) 102 (45.1) 3.171 (1.834–5.483) 2.894 (1.298–6.454) 0.009*
 > 3children 23((27.7) 60 (72.3) 1 1  
Condition of pregnancy
 Unwanted 8 (38.1) 13 (61.9) 1 1  
 Wanted 132 (52.2) 121 (47.8) 1.773 (0.71–4.424) 1.186 (0.213–6.596) 0.845
 Mistimed 7 (20) 28 (80) 0.406 (0.121–1.361) 1.285 (0.156–10.588) 0.816
ANC in current pregnancy
 Yes 127 (53.1) 112 (46.9) 2.835 (1.591–5.05) 0.993 (0.381–2.59) 0.989
 No 20 (28.6) 50 (71.4) 1 1  
Knowledge level
 Good 134 (78.8) 36 (21.2) 11 (8.291–23.157) 8.421 (4.502–15.85) 0.000*
 Poor 13 (9.4) 126 (90.6) 1 1  
  1. COR Crude Odds Ratio, AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio
  2. * = P-value < 0.05 considered as statistically significant