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Table 4 Factors associated with delay on first ANCvisit among pregnant mothers who were attending ANC in public health institutions of Debremarkos town,2014(n = 320)

From: DELAY on first antenatal care visit and its associated factors among pregnant women in public health facilities of Debre Markos town, North West Ethiopia

Variable   Delayed COR(CI) AOR(C I) P-Value
Yes (%) No (%)
Residence
  Rular 39(12.2) 30(9.4) 3.4(2.01–6.07) 2.8(1.54–5.44)a 0.001
  Urban 68(21.2) 183(57.2) 1.0 1.0  
Educational status
  Had no formaleducation 54(16.9) 44(13.8) 4.5(2.33–8.67) 2.2 (1.10–4.68)a 0.027
  Primary education 16(5) 35(10.9) 1.6(0.76–3.68) 1.4(0.65–3.42)  
  Secondary education 19(5.9) 68(21.3) 1.0(0.49–2.12) 0.8(0.40–1.87)  
  Tertiary education 18(5.6) 66(20.6) 1.0 1.0  
Occupation
  Government employee 18(5.6) 63(19.7) 1.0 1.0  
  Merchant 12(3.8) 37(11.6) 1.1(0.49–2.61) 0.9(0.30–2.98)  
  House wife 34(10.6) 84(26.3) 1.4(0.73–2.73) 1.0(0.37–2.94)  
  Farmer 29(9.1) 13(4.1) 7.8(3.37–18.05) 2.2(0.52–9.51)  
  Daily labourer 9(2.8) 8(2.5) 3.9(1.32–11.67) 1.5(0.33–7.21)  
  Student / dependonfamily 5(1.6) 8 (2.5) 2.1(0.63–7.51) 1.1(0.22–5.69)  
Monthly Income
  < 1000 ETB 51(15.9) 73(22.8) 2.7(1.45–5.37) 1.5(0.66–3.59)  
  1000–2987.50 ETB 40(12.5) 76(23.8) 2.1(1.07–4.10) 1.4(0.66–3.30)  
  > 2987.50 ETB 16(5) 64(20) 1.0 1.0  
Parity
  No parity 41(12.8)) 117(36.6) 1.0 1.0  
  ≥1 parity 66(20.6) 96(30) 1.9(1.22–3.15) 1.4(0.86–2.56)  
Types of pregnancy
  Planned 67(20.9) 185(57.8) 1.0 1.0  
  Unplanned 40(12.5) 28(8.8) 3.9(2.25–6.89) 3.6(2.00–6.80)a 0.000
Histrory of still birth
  No still birth 97(30.3) 205(64.1) 1.0 1.0  
  ≥ 1 still birth 10 (3.1) 8(2.5) 2.6(1.01–6.90) 1.6(0.54–5.10)  
Perceived time for 1st ANC visit
  ≤16 weeks 90(28.1) 203(63.4) 1.0 1.0  
  > 16 weeks 17(5.3) 10 (3.1) 3.8(1.69–8.70) 3.9(1.61–9.76)a 0.003
  1. aStatistical significant at 5% alpha level