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Table 3 Factors associated with knowledge of obstetric danger signs at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar district, northwest Ethiopia, 2015

From: Knowledge of obstetric danger signs and associated factors among mothers in Bahir Dar district, northwest Ethiopia: an institution-based cross-sectional study

VariablesKnowledgeCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
 GoodPoor  
Residence
 Rural97(48.4)102(51.6)2.31(1.54, 3.45)1.10(0.36, 3.40)
 Urban145(68.7)66(31.3)1.001.00
Household monthly income
 < 120043(38.7)68(61.3)1.001.00
 1200–200055(46.6)63(53.4)7.61 (3.93, 14.72)4.08(0.87, 19.16)
 2001–350067(76.1)21(23.9)5.51 (2.88, 10.54)6.55(0.99, 35.63)
 > 350077(82.8)16(17.2)2.50(1.72, 3.12)3.38(1.20, 13.96)*
Mothers’ education
 No formal education59(40.7)86(59.3)1.001.00
 Primary66(63.5)38(36.5)4.85(2.60, 9.05)2.91(0.47, 19.27)
 Secondary57(68.7)26(31.3)1.91 (0.99, 3.71)4.94(0.68, 5.57)
 Above secondary60(76.9)18(23.1)1.52(0.75, 3.06)6.86(1.62, 19.27)*
Decision-making power on service utilization
 Self62(35.8)111(64.2)1.001.00
 With husband174(79.1)46(20.9)7.24(0.083–0.208)0.14(0.07, 0.27)*
 Others#6(35.3)11(64.7)1.19(0.927–18.920.29(0.04, 2.06)
ANC visit
 No12(23.1)40(66.9)5.98(10.23, 54.18)7.24(0.50, 10.64)
 Yes230(64.2)128(35.8)1.001.00
Health information from HEWs
 No15(12.5105(87.5)1.001.00
 Yes227(78.3)63(21.7)25.22(13.72, 46.36)4.23(1.83, 9.70)*
  1. *Variables with a P value of < 0.05 were considered statistically significant
  2. #Peer friend, female classmates