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Table 3 Factors associated with IFA adherence among pregnant women attending ANC service at Denbiya district health centers, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016 (n = 382)

From: Antenatal care and mothers’ education improved iron-folic acid adherence at Denbiya district health centers, Northwest Ethiopia: using pills count method

Variables   Crude OR Adjusted OR
Adherence status 95% CI 95% CI
Good Poor   
Mother ‘s education status
 Illiterate 63 163 1 1
 Primary school 24 59 1.05 (0.603,1.836) 1.76 (0.88,3.50)
 Secondary school and 20 53 0.98 (0.54,1.76) 3.44 (1.09,10.92)*
 above  
Husband education status
 Illiterate 63 146 1 1
 Primary school 26 71 0.85 (0.50,1.45) 0.60 (0.31,1.16)
 Secondary school and 18 58 0.72 (0.39,1.32) 0.23 (0.07,0.72)*
 above  
Number of ANC visit
 One times 19 100 1 1
 two times 45 109 2.17 (1.19,3.96) 2.527 (1.341,4.761)*
 Three and above 43 66 3.43 (1.84,6.39) 4.14 (2.14,8.01)*
Trimester
  ≤ two 50 169 1 1
 three 57 106 1.82 (1.16,2.85) 1.16 (0.62,2.17)
  1. *p-value < 0.05