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Table 2 Results of the regression model assessing the effect of different predictors on knowledge on malaria in pregnancy and receiving two doses of SP as malaria preventive strategy during pregnancy

From: Accessibility, availability and utilisation of malaria interventions among women of reproductive age in Kilosa district in central Tanzania

Response Predictor OR (95% CI) P-value
Knowledge on malaria in pregnancy Age category (years)   
  20-24 2.3 (0.8, 6.6) 0.124
  25-29 3.3 (1.2, 8.9) 0.02*
  30+ 4.3 (1.6, 11.7) 0.004*
Education   
Educated (>Primary School) 1.7 (1.1, 2.8) 0.046*
Status in the household   
  Spouse 2 (1.0, 4.2) 0.06
  Daughter 1.8 (0.6, 5) 0.263
Receiving two doses of SP Age category (years)   
  20-24 2.0 (0.5, 7.5) 0.302
  25-29 3.0 (0.9, 10.5) 0.077
  30+ 3.3 (1.0, 10.8) 0.05*
Time spent at ANC clinic   
  1-2 hr 0.7 (0.4, 1.4) 0.349
  3-4 hours 0.7 (0.3, 1.5) 0.38
    5-6 hours 0.2 (0.1, 0.8) 0.016*
  1. Key: OR = Odd ration; CI = Confidence Interval; SP = sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine; ANC = antenatal care; *Significant factors.