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Table 3 Bivariate and multiple logistic regression analysis of factors associated with postpartum morbidity in DebreMarkos Town Public Health Institutions, April 1, 2015 to March 30, 2016 (n=308)

From: Magnitude and associated factors of postpartum morbidity in public health institutions of Debre Markos town, North West Ethiopia

Variables Bivariate Analysis Multivariate Analysis
COR 95%CI P-value AOR 95%CI
Lower upper Lower Upper
Residence
 DebreMarkos 0.304 0.181 0.510 0.131 0.572 0.277 1.181
 Out of DebreMarkos 1     1   
Marital Status
 Married 1     1   
 unmarried 0.673 0.261 1.738 0.538 0.684 0.204 2.292
 Divorced/widowed 9.724* 2.698 35.045 0.004 10.920 2.168 54.998**
Maternal education
 No education 1.897 1.172 3.070 0.867 0.940 0.455 1.943
 Literate 1     1   
Parity
 0 0.243 0.076 0.781 0.061 0.157 0.023 1.089
 1 0.313 0.154 0.637 0.282 0.552 0.187 1.629
 2-4 0.413 0.198 0.860 0.826 1.136 0.362 3.567
 >=5 1     1   
ANC follow up
 No 6.268* 3.589 10.945 0.001 3.710 1.749 7.870**
 Yes 1     1   
Iron supplementation during pregnancy
 No 4.256 2.547 7.113 0.213 0.443 0.123 1.597
 Yes 1     1   
Maternal HIV status
 Negative 1     1   
 Positive 1.275 0.114 14.293 0.863 1.349 0.044 41.095
 Un known 2.727 1.530 4.859 0.705 1.185 0.493 2.851
Birth Attendant
 Midwife 0.049 0.017 0.146 0.050 0.284 0.081 1.000
 Doctor 0.069* 0.021 0.230 0.002 0.111 0.027 0.454**
 Nurse/health officer 0.013* 0.003 0.063 0.002 0.058 0.009 0.361**
 Unskilled 1     1   
Mode of delivery
 SVD 1     1   
 Instrumental delivery 0.442 0.194 1.006 0.042 0.262 0.072 0.952
 SVD+ episiotomy 0.437 0.172 1.114 0.173 0.382 0.096 1.523
 C/S 1.594 0.737 3.450 0.320 0.355 0.046 2.738
Abnormal Labour
 No 1     1   
 Yes 3.524* 2.142 5.796 0.001 3.496 1.692 7.223**
Past postpartum morbidity
 No 1     1   
 Yes 5.695 3.167 10.242 0.340 1.582 0.617 4.057
Postpartum visit after this delivery
 No 0.082* 0.042 0.159 0.000 0.088 0.040 0.194**
 Yes 1     1