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Table 4 Predictors of health facility delivery in rural Ghana

From: They receive antenatal care in health facilities, yet do not deliver there: predictors of health facility delivery by women in rural Ghana

Exposure variable AOR(95% CI) P-value
Age (years)
 15–19 1.00  
 20–24 1.67 (0.26–10.60) 0.586
 25–29 1.34 (0.20–8.83) 0.76
 30–34 1.64 (0.22–12.42) 0.631
 35–39 0.95 (0.11–7.90) 0.959
 40 and above 0.58 (0.06–6.08) 0.654
Occupation
 Unemployed 1.00  
 Farmer 7.88 (2.45–25.33) 0.001
 Self-employed 5.13 (1.39–18.87) 0.014
 Formal sector employee 5.97 (0.44–80.94) 0.178
Highest educational level attained
 No education 1.00  
 Primary 1.10 (0.42–2.84) 0.848
 Middle/Junior High 0.44 (0.09–2.21) 0.318
 Secondary and above 0.32 (0.04–2.56) 0.284
Religion
 Traditional 1.00  
 Christian 0.80 (0.31–2.07) 0.651
 Moslem 5.96 (1.59–22.41) 0.008
Parity
 1 1.00  
 2 0.23 (0.06–0.90) 0.034
 3 0.20 (0.04–0.99) 0.048
 4 0.07 (0.15–0.36) 0.001
 5+ 0.11 (0.02–0.67) 0.017
Health insurance status
 Invalid insurance 1.00  
 Valid insurance 1.50 (0.63–3.58) 0.363
Exposure to information on delivery care
 Yes 1  
 No 0.06 (0.01–0.34) 0.002
Gestation of pregnancy at the onset of ANC
 First trimester 1.00  
 Second trimester and beyond 0.03 (0.01–0.15) < 0.001
Number of ANC visit made before delivery
 Less than 4 visits 1.00  
 4 and more visits 17.53 (6.89–44.61) < 0.001