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Table 2 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression for the association between independent variables and skilled delivery service utilization in Ethiopia in 2016 (n=11,023)

From: Predicting skilled delivery service use in Ethiopia: dual application of logistic regression and machine learning algorithms

Characteristics Skilled assistance during delivery Crudes
OR (95% CI)
Adjusted
OR (95% CI)
p - value
  Yes No    
Birth order
 1 1026 (49.8%) 1033 (50.2%) 1 1  
 2 - 3 1042 (31.0%) 2317 (69.0%) 0.45 (0.40 - 0.51)** 0.66 (0.38 - 1.14)* 0.042
 4 - 5 498 (19.1%) 2108 (80.9%) 0.24 (0.21 - 0.27)** 0.22 (0.11 - 0.46)** 0.000
 6+ 487 (16.2%) 2514 (83.8%) 0.19 (0.17 - 0.22)** 0.39 (0.17 - 0.91)* 0.030
Television ownership
 Yes 809 (85.1%) 142 (14.9%) 19.92 (16.56 - 23.94)** 6.83 (2.52 - 18.52)** 0.000
 No 2244 (22.3%) 7829 (77.7%) 1 1  
Cost needed for healthcare
 Not a big problem 1579 (37.9%) 2583 (62.1%) 2.24 (2.05 - 2.43)** 2.17 (1.47 - 3.21)** 0.000
 Big problem 1473 (21.5%) 5387 (78.5%) 1 1  
Modern family planning
 User 1440 (41.8%) 2009 (58.2%) 2.06 (1.76 - 2.42)** 1.92 (1.26 - 2.97)** 0.003
 Non user 1613 (21.2%) 5981 (78.8%) 1 1  
Age at first sex
 19 or below 2317 (25.2%) 6890 (74.8%) 2.02 (1.82 - 2.25)** 2.72 (1.55 - 4.76)** 0.000
 20+ 735 (40.5%) 1080 (59.5%) 1 1  
Age at first birth
 19 or below 1521 (23.9%) 4843 (76.1%) 1 1  
 20+ 1414 (35.6%) 2558 (64.4%) 1.76 (1.61 - 1.92)** 1.96 (1.31 - 2.94)** 0.001
Received first antenatal care
 Yes 2241 (47.3%) 2493 (52.7%) 8.17 (7.13 - 9.35)** 1.83 (1.24 - 2.69)** 0.002
 No 283 (9.9%) 2573 (90.1%) 1 1  
  1. *Statistically significant at p-value < 0.05
  2. **Statistically significant at p-value < 0.01