You are viewing the site in preview mode

Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Logistic regression models predicting prior knowledge of NNJ, accurate recognition of NNJ, self-treatment and planned future hospital visit for NNJ treatment

From: Pattern and predictors of maternal care-seeking practices for severe neonatal jaundice in Nigeria: a multi-centre survey

Factors Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
AOR (95% Cl) AOR (95% Cl) AOR (95% Cl) AOR (95% Cl)
Parity     
 0 Reference Reference Reference Reference
 1 1.76 (0.78-3.96) 1.48 (0.80-2.76) 1.58 (0.85-2.96) 1.86 (0.98-3.55)
 2 or more 4.05 (1.75-9.36)*** 2.38 (1.27-4.46)** 1.64 (0.89-3.03) 1.63 (0.87-3.04)
Ethnicity     
 Hausa Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Ibo 1.11 (0.42-2.97) 0.94 (0.42-2.10) 0.91(0.45-1.83) 1.07 (0.50-2.29)
 Yoruba 1.44 (0.49-4.25) 0.55 (0.24-1.24) 1.47 (0.68-3.16) 1.13 (0.50-2.58)
 Others 1.49 (0.56-3.98) 0.75 (0.34-1.63) 0.81 (0.41-1.62) 0.90 (0.43-1.91)
Religion     
 Christianity Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Islam 0.69 (0.23-2.07) 1.68 (0.72-3.90) 1.08 (0.49-2.35) 2.04 (0.83-5.01)
Education     
 Non-tertiary Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Tertiary 1.91 (1.01-3.61)* 1.92 (1.21-3.05)** 0.78 (0.51-1.21) 1.20 (0.74-1.92)
Residential type     
 Self-contained Reference Not Applicable Reference Reference
 Shared 0.71 (0.35-1.41)   1.29 (0.76-2.19) 0.70 (0.41-1.22)
Location     
 Abuja Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Lagos 2.96 (1.10-7.97)* 0.60 (0.30-1.23) 1.33 (0.70-2.54) 0.67 (0.33-1.40)
 Port Harcourt 1.15 (0.53-2.48) 0.70 (0.37-1.34) 0.74 (0.43-1.30) 0.70 (0.36-1.35)
Source of information     
 Non health worker Not applicable Reference Reference Reference
 Health worker 1.09 (0.69-1.73) 0.60 (0.39-0.92)* 1.88 (1.20-2.95)**
 Hosmer-Lemeshow Test p = 0.235 p = 0.395 p = 0.769 p = 0.552
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 001; AOR = adjusted odds ratio; CI = confidence interval.
  2. Model 1: Factors predicting women who are most likely to have previously heard about neonatal jaundice.
  3. Model 2: Factors predicting ability to recognise the possible occurrence of NNJ.
  4. Model 3: Factors predicting self-treatment with potentially harmful substances.
  5. Model 4: Factors predicting women who are likely to seek or advise hospital care for an infant with NNJ.