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Table 3 Simple bivariate logistic regression for predictors of home delivery among mothers employed in paid work

From: Mothers employed in paid work and their predictors for home delivery in Pakistan

Characteristics OR (95% CI) p-value
Age
 15–29 years 1.33 (0.90–1.96) 0.151
 30–39 years 1.14 (0.48–2.69) 0.578
 40–44 years 1  
Province
 Baluchistan 4.79 (2.98–7.70) < 0.001
 KPK 3.07 (2.12–4.44) < 0.001
 Sindh 2.74 (1.89–3.94) < 0.001
 Punjab 1  
Region
 Rural 3.16 (2.50–3.98) < 0.001
 Urban 1  
Education
 No formal schooling 11.70 (7.56–18.10) < 0.001
 Primary 3.24 (2.19–4.78) < 0.001
 Secondary 2.45 (1.76–3.42) < 0.001
 Higher 1  
Wealth
 Poor 6.56 (4.94–8.72) < 0.001
 Middle 2.17 (1.61–2.93) < 0.001
 Rich 1  
Marital status
 Divorced/separated/widowed 1.51 (0.66–3.46) 0.330
 Married 1  
Mother’s occupation
 Unskilled 6.51 (4.67–9.07) < 0.001
 Semi-skilled 1.86 (1.45–2.37) < 0.001
 Skilled 1  
Husband’s education
 No formal schooling 6.60 (4.66–9.36) < 0.001
 Primary 2.15 (1.63–2.82) < 0.001
 Secondary 1.43 (1.04–1.97) 0.028
 Higher 1  
Husband’s occupation
 Unemployed 4.79 (1.93–6.89) 0.001
 Unskilled 3.56 (1.42–8.93) 0.007
 Semi-skilled 1.29 (0.53–3.17) 0.566
 Skilled 1  
Total children born
 7 or more 2.32 (1.73–3.12) < 0.001
 4–6 1.12 (0.82–1.52) 0.468
 1–3 1  
Head of household
 Father/Other 0.94 (0.54–1.62) 0.824
 Husband 1.26 (0.72–2.21) 0.413
 Self 1  
Number of prenatal visits during pregnancy
 None 7.72 (5.71–10.43) < 0.001
 At least one 1  
Prenatal assistance from physician
 No 6.10 (4.75–7.85) < 0.001
 Yes 1  
Urine analysis taken during pregnancy
 No 3.98 (3.04–5.21) < 0.001
 Yes 1  
Blood analysis taken during pregnancy
 No 4.30 (3.27–5.66) < 0.001
 Yes 1  
Given/bought iron tablets during pregnancy
 No 4.11 (3.27–5.16) < 0.001
 Yes 1  
Decision-maker for spending respondent’s earning
 Husband or elders 2.47 (1.77–3.44) < 0.001
 Husband, elder and self jointly 2.36 (1.66–3.33) < 0.001
 Self 1  
Decision-maker for respondent’s healthcare
 Self and husband’ or ‘self and other’ 1.87 (1.32–2.65) < 0.001
 Self 1