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Table 5 Factors associated with mothers’ practice of essential newborn care at home in Gulomekada District Eastern Tigray Ethiopia 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 practice OR(95 % CI)
Poor Good COR AOR
ANC follow up
 Yes 19 271 7.13(1.22, 41.45) 5.25(0.64, 42.8)
 No 2 4 +1
Occupation
 Unemployed 16 251 +1 9.97(2.57, 38.63)
 Employed 5 24 0.30(0.10, 0.90)
Marital status
 Married 14 235 2.94(1.12, 7.73) 2.65(0.89, 7.91)
 Single and divorced 7 40 +1
Place of residence
 Urban 3 88 2.82(0.81, 9.83) 6.57(1.43, 30.26)
 Rural 18 187 +1  
Level of knowledge
 Poor 11 47 +1 5.63(1.99, 15.89)
 Good 10 228 5.33(2.14, 13.3)