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Table 2 Factors associated with prescribed drug use during pregnancy among pregnant women attending ANC service in Bahir Dar city administration Northwest Ethiopia, June 20-July10, 2013

From: Determinants of prescribed drug use among pregnant women in Bahir Dar city administration, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variable Drugs prescribed COR, 95% CI AOR, 95% CI P-value
  Yes No  
Age of women in years      
15-19 22 27 1 1  
20-34 240 155 1.9(1.1 – 3.5) 1.1(0.5-2.4) 0.819
35-42 53 13 5(2.2-11.5) 0.9(0.3-2.9) 0.941
Educational level of women      
No formal education 137 51 2.2(1.5-3.2) 1.2(0.7-2.0) 0.471
Attained formal education 178 144 1 1  
Monthly income (in birr)      
100–800 103 55 1.4(0.9-2.2) 1.2(0.7-2.2) 0.550
801–1000 75 36 1.6(0.9-2.5) 0.9(0.5-1.7) 0.797
>1001 137 104 1 1  
Gravidity      
1 235 42 1 1 0.002
>1 216 17 2.3(1.3 – 4.1) 2.1(1.3-3.3)  
Pregnancy status      
Wanted 228 134 2.0 (1.2 -3.4 ) 2.4(1.3 -4.6 ) 0.006
Mistimed 55 23 2.8(1.4 – 5.6) 2.1(0.9 -4.9) 0.093
Unwanted 32 38 1 1  
Current maternal illness      
No 91 156 1 1  
Yes 224 39 9.8(6.4-15.1) 8.5(5.4-13.4) <0.001
Educational level of provider      
Degree 30 59 1 1  
Diploma 285 139 4.1(2.5-6.7) 2.7(1.5-4.7) 0.001
Hospitalization history      
No 278 189 1 1  
Yes 37 6 4.2(1.7-10.1) 2.6(0.9-7.1) 0.060
Number of ANC visits      
1-2 239 160 1 1  
3-4 76 35 1.5(0.9-2.3) 1.7(0.9-2.9) 0.055
Location of health facility      
Urban 222 161 1 1  
Rural 93 34 2(1.3-3.1) 1.5(0.9-2.7) 0.140