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Table 6 Multivariate coefficients and 95% confidence intervals from Poisson regression models of factors associated with pregnancy knowledge among women surveyed in 2015 and 2017 at postpartum, postnatal, or child welfare visits in two areas of Malawi

From: Evaluation of a maternity waiting home and community education program in two districts of Malawi

  Full sample Pregnancy knowledge Area 25 Pregnancy knowledge Kasungu Pregnancy knowledge
β 95% CI β 95% CI β 95% CI
Sociodemographic Factors
Age group
 15–19 0.02 (−0.19; 0.22) 0.13 (− 0.18; 0.44) −0.06 (− 0.34; 0.22)
 20–24 − 0.01 (− 0.19; 0.18) 0.10 (− 0.17; 0.38) −0.10 (− 0.34; 0.16)
 25–29 0.07 (−0.11; 0.25) 0.17 (−0.10; 0.44) 0.01 (−0.23; 0.25)
 30–34 0.10 (−0.07; 0.27) 0.17 (−0.10; 0.44) 0.06 (−0.17; 0.28)
 35+ (ref)    
Education level
 None/Primary (ref)    
 Secondary or higher 0.12 (0.04; 0.20)** 0.11 (−0.00; 0.22)+ 0.13 (0.01; 0.24)*
Location
 Area 25 (ref)    
 Kasungu −0.13 (−0.22; − 0.05)** NA   NA  
Time period
 Baseline (2015 - ref)    
 Endline (2017) 0.02 (−0.06; 0.09) 0.12 (0.01; 0.23)* −0.08 (−0.18; 0.03)
Key Risk Factors
 Parity
 1 −0.12 (−0.22; − 0.01)* −0.09 (− 0.25; 0.07) −0.16 (− 0.32; − 0.00)*
 2 (ref)    
 3–4 −0.06 (− 0.17; 0.06) −0.00 (− 0.16; 0.16) −0.13 (− 0.30; 0.05)
 5+ 0.01 (−0.16; 0.17) 0.11 (−0.14; 0.35) −0.08 (− 0.31; 0.16)
Prior Birth Outcome
 No prior/Live birth (ref)    
 Adverse outcome −0.02 (−0.17; 0.13) − 0.04 (− 0.23; 0.16) 0.01 (− 0.24; 0.24)
Type of toilet
 Not in house (ref)    
 In house 0.01 (−0.10; 0.11) 0.05 (−0.08; 0.17) −0.07 (− 0.27; 0.13)
Time to facility (continuous) 0.00 (−0.00; 0.00) −0.00 (− 0.00; 0.00) 0.00 (− 0.00; 0.00)
Programmatic Factor
Use of maternity waiting home
 Not a MWH user    
 MWH user −0.04 (−0.12; 0.03) − 0.05 (− 0.17; 0.07) −0.024 (− 0.13; 0.09)
Attended community event
 No (ref)    
 Yes 0.10 (0.02; 0.18)* 0.08 (−0.03; 0.20) 0.08 (−0.03; 0.19)
Number of observations 1169   542   627  
Adjusted R2 0.0691   0.0640   0.0507  
  1. + p < 0.10 *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01 ***p < 0.001