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Table 3 Simple and multiple linear regression modeling to assess the association between sociodemographic and obstetric characteristics with mistreatment of women

From: Mistreatment during childbirth and postnatal period reported by women in Nepal —a multicentric prevalence study

  Bivariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  β estimate p-value β estimate p-value
Global intercept 0.15454 < 0.001
Ethnicity
 Intercept −0.11823 0
 Chettri, relatively advantageous Reference    
 Brahmin, relatively advantageous −0.37463 0 −0.37987 < 0.001
 Dalit, relatively disadvantageous 0.33653 0 0.29596 0
 Janajati, relatively disadvantageous 0.27919 0 0.27264 0
 Madhesi, relatively disadvantageous −0.03575 0.19594 −0.06989 0.01217
 Muslim, relatively disadvantageous 0.23603 0 0.18799 < 0.001
Maternal literacy
 (Intercept) 0.03563 0.06114   
 Literate Reference   Reference  
 Illiterate 0.05475 0.04191 0.01303 0.63345
Maternal age
 Intercept 0.19597 0.000
 18 years or younger Reference   Reference  
 19–24 years −0.1874 0.000 −0.18856 0.000
 25–29 years −0.2374 0.000 −0.28411 0.000
 30–34 years −0.28214 0.000 −0.38013 0.000
 35 years or older −0.20265 0.00025 −0.35872 0.000
Parity
 Intercept 0.02936 0.00045
 0 previous births Reference   Reference  
 1 previous birth 0.11673 0   
 2 or more previous births 0.04273 0.00178 −0.03054 0.0398
Sex of baby
 Intercept 0.01348 0.183   
 Boy Reference   Reference  
 Girl −0.02932 0.04957 0.00313 0.78487
Preterm birth
 Intercept −0.03326 0.00227   
 No (≥37 weeks) Reference   Reference  
 Yes (< 37 weeks) −0.06438 < 0.001 −0.05988 < 0.001