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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis of determinants of early ANC attendance in PNG

From: Factors associated with early antenatal care attendance among women in Papua New Guinea: a population‐based cross‐sectional study

Variable   [95% CI] P-value
AOR Lower Bound Upper Bound
Age
 15-19 Ref Ref Ref Ref
 20-24 1.26 0.83 1.92 0.282
 25-29 1.12 0.73 1.73 0.603
 30-34 1.00 0.63 1.58 0.994
 35-39 1.25 0.77 2.02 0.366
 40-44 1.18 0.70 1.99 0.529
 45-49 0.82 0.39 1.70 0.585
Wealth status
 Poorest Ref Ref Ref Ref
 Poorer 1.01 0.77 1.33 0.935
 Middle 0.97 0.74 1.28 0.847
 Richer 0.88 0.66 1.15 0.344
 Richest 0.81 0.60 1.08 0.143
Working status
 Not working Ref Ref Ref Ref
Working 1.37 1.17 1.60 <0.001
Educational level
 No formal education Ref Ref Ref Ref
 Primary 0.86 0.68 1.08 0.194
 Secondary 0.91 0.69 1.21 0.531
 Higher 1.26 0.83 1.91 0.278
Region
 Southern region Ref Ref Ref Ref
 Highlands region 1.14 0.93 1.39 0.202
 Momase region 0.91 0.74 1.13 0.41
Islands region 0.50 0.40 0.62 <0.001
Parity
 1 Ref Ref Ref Ref
 2 0.96 0.76 1.20 0.692
3 0.64 0.49 0.84 0.001
 4+ 0.79 0.61 1.04 0.088
Frequency if reading Newspaper/Magazine
 Not at all Ref Ref Ref Ref
 Less than once a week 0.83 0.67 1.02 0.072
 At least once a week 0.99 0.79 1.26 0.961
  1. Source: 2016-18 PDHS
  2. Exponentiated coefficients; 95% confidence intervals [CIs] in square brackets
  3. ref reference, AOR Adjusted Odds Ratios
  4. *Significant results in bold