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Table 4 Bivariable and multivariable logistic regression analysis of factors associated with cultural malpractice during childbirth and postpartum period among women who give birth within the last one year in rural Gozamen district, Northwest Ethiopia 2019 (n = 600)

From: Antenatal care follow-up decreases the likelihood of cultural malpractice during childbirth and postpartum among women who gave birth in the last one-year in Gozamen district, Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables Cultural malpractice
Yes No
COR (95% CI) AOR(95% CI)
Mothers occupation
  House wife 180 347 0.25(0.06,27.51) 0.06(0.05, 22.54)
  Government employer 2 26 0.03(0.02,0.63) 0.08(0.06, 17.75)
  Merchant 3 39 0.03(0.02,0.57) 0.10(0.08, 15.98)
  Student 2 1 1 1
Marital status
  Married 174 407 0.21 (0.07,0.63)* 0.24 (0.10, 0.89)*
  Single 3 1 1.50 (0.36,54.86) 9.09 (0.11,50)
  Divorced 10 5 1 1
Mothers education
  Unable to read and write 152 183 9.13 (2.77, 33.33) 0.76 (0.10, 5.88)
  Primary school 25 124 2.21 (0.63, 8.33) 0.33 (0.04, 2.63)
  Secondary 7 73 1.05 (0.69, 11.74) 0.40 (0.05, 3.57)
  College and above 3 33 1 1
Husband occupation
  Farmer 167 246 10.18 (2.4, 43.18)* 5.1 (1.15, 13.02)*
  Government employer 1 51 0.30 (0.03, 3.57) 1.25 (0.02, 16.67)
  Merchant 5 78 0.96 (0.48, 14.31) 0.56 (0.08, 4.0)
  Student 1 1 15 (0.71, 23.33) 14.28 (0.33, 25)
  Daily laborer 2 30 1 1
Husband education
  Unable to read and write 140 188 18.87 (5.26, 36) 11.11(0.24, 29)
  Primary school 43 76 13.59 (2.22, 28) 12.5 (0.27, 34)
  Secondary 17 59 6.92 (0.69,50) 9.11 (0.24, 47)
  College and above 2 48 1 1
Parity
  Para 1 18 120 1 1
  Para 2-4 65 232 1.86(1.06,3.33) 1.31(0.69, 2.48)
  Para ≥5 104 61 11.36 (6.67,25)** 4.87 (2.44, 9.52)**
ANC Visit
  Yes 155 369 0.58 (0.35, 0.95)* 0.52 (0.28, 0.94)*
  No 32 44 1  
  1. Key: **=p-value<0.001, *=p-value<0.05, COR Crude odds ratio; AOR Adjusted odds ratio; 1 = Reference category