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Table 5 Determinants of Good Newborn Care Practices among respondents

From: Newborn thermal care in western Uttar Pradesh — gap analysis between knowledge and practices

Variable Good Thermal Protection Practices(N=179)
Unadjusted OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Age of mother
 18-25 yearsRef 1 1
 26-30 years 0.7 (0.5-1.1) 0.8 (0.6-1.1)
 31-35 years 1.0 (0.8-1.2) 1.2 (1.1-1.7)
 >35 years 1.3 (1.1-2.2) 1.3 (1.2-1.9)
p value* .028  
Child’s Mother religion
 HinduRef 1 1
 Muslim/Sikh/Others 1.0 (0.8-1.4) 0.9 (0.7-1.3)
p value 0.059  
Child’s Mother education
 ≤10thRef 1 1
 >10th 2.0 (1.7-2.5) 1.9 (2.1-2.2)
p value 0.038  
Child’s Mother occupation
 Housewife Ref 1 1
 Working 0.7 (0.5-1.6) 0.7 (0.6-1.2)
p value 0.098  
Socio-economic status
 IRef 1 1
 II 0.6 (0.4-1.2) 0.6 (0.5-1.3)
 III 0.5 (0.4-1.1) 0.5 (0.4-1.1)
 IV 0.5 (0.3-1.2) 0.5 (0.4-1.2)
 V 0.4 (0.3-1.3) 0.4 (0.3-1.4)
p value 0.023  
Type of family
 NuclearRef 1 1
 Joint 1.4 (1.2-1.7) 1.4 (1.3-1.8)
p value 0.041  
Type of delivery
 Home Ref 1 1
 Institutional 1.2 (1.1-1.7) 1.2 (1.1-1.6)
p value 0.028  
  1. *P-value is of unadjusted odds ratio