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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of independent factors affecting health extension service utilization in Abuna Gindeberet District, Ethiopia, 2012

From: Level of health extension service utilization and associated factors among community in Abuna Gindeberet District, West Shoa Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

Variables Health extension service utilization   COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Utilized Not utilized
Age     
≤19 3(27.3%) 8(72.7%) 0.77(0.2-2.96) 1.38(0.28-6.81)
20-24 16(23.2% 53(76.8%) 0.62(0.34-1.14) 0.59(0.28-1.25)
25-29 54(35.3%) 99(64.7%) 1.12(0.74-1.68) 1.09(0.66-1.81)
30-34 58(46.4%) 67(53.6%) 1.78(1.16-2.72)* 1.97(0.18-3.29)
35-39 83(58%) 60(42%) 2.84(1.88-4.27)* 2.52(1.53-4.15)**
Above 39 years 100(32.8%) 205(67.2%) 1.00 1.00
Occupation     
Farmer 279(37.7%) 461(62.3%) 1.00 1.00
Merchant 15(62.5%) 9(37.5%) 2.76(1.19-6.38)* 2.78(0.03-3.60)
Government employer 11(73.3%) 4(26.7%) 4.54(1.43-14.4)* 3.79(1.64-12.5)**
Daily labor 9(33.3%) 18(66.7%) 0.83(0.37-1.86) 1.28(0.43-3.79)
Knowledge on HEP     
Unsatisfactory 102(21.7%) 369(78.3%) 0.16(0.12-0.22)* 0.25(0.18-0.36)**
Satisfactory 212(63.3%) 123(36.7%) 1.00 1.00
Participation in planning     
No 134(24.8%) 407(75.2%) 0.16(0.11-0.220* 0.22(0.15-0.33)**
Yes 180(67.9%) 85(32.1%) 1.00 1.00
Model family graduation     
No 206(32.3%) 431(67.7%) 0.27(0.19-0.39)* 0.74(0.47-0.76)**
Yes 108(63.9%) 61(36.1%) 1.00
  1. *Significant association in bivariate.
  2. **Significant association in multivariate.
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