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Table 3 Factors associated with ever checked blood pressure during pregnancy

From: Factors associated with blood pressure check-up during pregnancy among women of reproductive age in Tanzania: an analysis of data from 2015—16 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey and Malaria Indicators Survey

Variable OR 95%CI P-value AOR 95%CI P-value
Lower Upper Lower Upper
ANC booking
 Late booking 1     1    
 Early booking 1.587 1.388 1.815  < 0.001 1.496 1.297 1.726  < 0.001
Age groups
 Less than 20 years 1        
 20 to 34 years 1.585 1.316 1.909  < 0.001 1.193 0.951 1.498 0.127
 More than 34 years 1.621 1.323 1.985  < 0.001 1.518 1.149 2.006 0.003
Place of residence
 Urban 1        
 Rural 0.273 0.234 0.318  < 0.001 1.044 0.388 2.81 0.932
Wealth index
 Poor 1     1    
 Middle 1.518 1.325 1.741  < 0.001 1.215 1.053 1.402 0.008
 Rich 5.312 4.634 6.09  < 0.001 2.27 1.907 2.702  < 0.001
Educational level
 No education 1     1    
 Primary education 1.396 1.227 1.588  < 0.001 1.275 1.107 1.468 0.001
 Secondary education 5.515 4.468 6.808  < 0.001 2.163 1.688 2.774  < 0.001
 Higher education 36.275 5.01 262.6  < 0.001 9.929 1.355 72.76 0.024
Parity
 Para one 1        
 Para 2—4 1.101 0.96 1.262  < 0.001 1.19 1.003 1.412 0.046
 Para 5 +  0.77 0.667 0.887  < 0.001 0.958 0.775 1.185 0.694
Mainland/Zanzibar
 Mainland Urban 1     1    
 Mainland Rural 0.241 0.206 0.282  < 0.001 0.459 0.168 1.25 0.128
 Unguja (Zanzibar Island) 4.588 2.841 7.409  < 0.001 3.934 1.568 9.871 0.004
 Pemba (Pemba Island) 3.693 2.123 6.423  < 0.001 5.308 1.808 15.58 0.002