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Table 4 Factors associated with mothers’ practice of essential newborn care at home in Gulomekada Woreda May, 2014

From: Knowledge, practice and associated factors of essential newborn care at home among mothers in Gulomekada District, Eastern Tigray, Ethiopia, 2014

Variable Level of Knowledge OR(95 % CI)
Poor Good COR AOR
Number of live birth
 Four and less than 4 34 173 1.88(1.03,3.41) 1.10(0.49,2.45)
  > 4 24 65 +1
ANC follow up
 Yes 55 235 4.27(0.84, 21.7) 2.73(0.44,17)
 No 3 3 +1
Educational status
 Unable read and write 14 102 +1  
 Able read write 37 79 0.29(0.15,0.58) 0.34(0.16, 0.71)
 Elementary and above 7 57 1.12(0.42, 2.93) 0.78(0.26, 2.32)
Marital status
 Married 43 206 2.24(1.12, 4.50) 3.0(1.34, 6.76)
 Single, divorced 15 32 +1