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Table 3 Determinants of first ANC using univariate logistic regression

From: Why do pregnant women present late for their first antenatal care consultation in Cameroon?

Category Characteristic First ANC OR (95% CI) p value
≤ 12 weeks (N = 164) > 12 weeks (N = 129)
   Number (%) Number (%)
Age distribution 16–25 53 (32.3) 30 (23.3) 1  
26–35 92 (56.1) 88 (68.2) 1.21 (0.75–1.96) 0.430
36–45 19 (11.6) 11 (8.5) 0.71 (0.45–1.11)  
Marital Married 64 (39.0) 50 (38.8) 1  
Single 100 (61.0) 79 (61.2) 0.99 (0.62–1.59) 0.963
Level of education Primary 14 (8.5) 11 (8.5) 1  
No formal education 1 (0.6) 5 (3.9) 0.80 (0.43–1.52) 0.350
Secondary 62 (37.8) 56 (43.4) 1.26 (0.79–2.02) 0.330
University 87 (53.1) 57 (44.2) 0.701 (0.44–1.11) 0.132
Occupation of woman Not employed 82 (50.0) 81 (62.8) 1.27 (0.69–2.35) 0.445
Employed 82 (50.0) 48 (37.2) 1  
Gravid status Multigravida (2–4) 79 (48.2) 73 (56.6) 1  
Primigravida (1) 63 (38.4) 43 (33.3) 0.80 (0.50–1.30) 0.369
Grand multigravida (≥5) 22 (13.4) 13 (10.1) 0.32 (0.35–1.50) 0.383
Parity Multipara (2–4) 22 (13.4) 16 (12.4) 1  
Nullipara (0) 77 (47.0) 49 (38.0) 0.69 (0.43–1.11) 0.124
Paucipara (1) 63 (38.4) 61 (47.3) 1.44 (0.90–2.30) 0.128
Grand multipara (≥5) 2 (1.2) 3 (2.3) 1.93 (0.32–11.72) 0.476
Family size (F) F < 4 98 (59.8) 55 (42.6) 1  
F ≥ 4 66 (40.2) 74 (57.4) 2 .0 (1.25–3.19) 0.004
Average monthly income (I) I ≥ 200USD 142 (86.6) 71 (55.0) 1  
I < 200USD 22 (13.4) 58 (45.0) 3.2 (1.33–3.54) 0.002
Distance to the hospital (D) D < 10 km 127 (77.4) 84 (65.1) 1  
D ≥ 10 km 37 (22.6) 45 (34.9) 1.84 (1.1–3.07) 0.020