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Table 5 Predictors of sickle haemoglobin status awareness among pregnant women participants in Benue State, Nigeria

From: Community based screening for sickle haemoglobin among pregnant women in Benue State, Nigeria: I-Care-to-Know, a Healthy Beginning Initiative

Variables Adjusted Odds Ratio
AOR P-value 95% CI
Age (years)
  < 30 1    
 30–49 1.821  < 0.001 1.359 2.439
  ≥ 50 0.000 0.999 0.000  
Occupation
 Unemployed 1    
 Civil Servants 1.069 0.798 0.640 1.787
 Farmers 0.171  < 0.001 0.110 0.268
 Traders 1.249 0.339 0.792 1.971
 Others 1.136 0.622 0.684 1.897
Education
 No Education 1    
 Primary 1.128 0.697 0.615 2.068
 Secondary 1.764 0.042 1.020 3.050
 Tertiary 5.472  < 0.001 2.995 9.996
Income (Naira)
 0–20,000 1    
  > 20–50,000 0.987 0.949 0.659 1.478
  > 50–100,000 1.703 0.097 0.908 3.196
  > 100,000 0.397 0.378 0.7051 3.106
Gravidity
 0–4 1    
 5–8 0.855 0.437 0.575 1.270
 9–13 0.358 0.317 0.048 2.676
ANC
 No 1    
 Yes 2.084  < 0.001 1.535 2.829
Distance (Km)
 0–5 1    
 6–10 1.199 0.225 0.894 1.608
 11–15 2.147 0.043 1.024 4.502
  > 15 3.935 0.001 1.758 8.808