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Table 3 Factors associated with parenting confidence (N = 3,724)

From: A call for better care: the impact of postnatal contact services on women’s parenting confidence and experiences of postpartum care in Queensland, Australia

    Unadjusted Adjusted 1
  N % confident Odds ratio 95% CI Odds ratio 95% CI
Telephone calls received
 0 900 34.3 1   1  
 1 944 35.7 1.06 0.88-1.29 1.04 0.84-1.28
 2 687 34.2 0.99 0.81-1.23 0.97 0.77-1.23
 3 359 29.5 0.80 0.62-1.05 1.00 0.74-1.35
 4 158 31.0 0.86 0.60-1.24 1.32 0.87-1.99
 5 120 32.5 0.92 0.61-1.38 1.28 0.80-2.03
 6 or more 187 23.0 0.57** 0.40-0.83 0.73 0.47-1.13
 Missing 369 31.7 0.89 0.69-1.15 0.94 0.69-1.30
Home visits received
 0 1062 36.7 1   1  
 1 659 35.7 0.96 0.78-1.17 0.87 0.70-1.09
 2 712 32.4 0.83 0.68-1.01 0.84 0.67-1.05
 3 460 28.0 0.67** 0.53-0.85 0.71* 0.54-0.94
 4 161 26.7 0.63* 0.43-0.91 0.69 0.46-1.06
 5 114 23.7 0.54** 0.34-0.84 0.54* 0.33-0.90
 6 101 29.7 0.73 0.47-1.14 0.99 0.60-1.65
 7 or more 176 24.4 0.56** 0.39-0.80 0.63* 0.40-0.98
 Missing 279 38.4 1.07 0.82-1.41 1.06 0.76-1.46
Length of hospital stay
 1-2 nights 1633 39.1 1   1  
 <24 hours 306 47.1 1.39** 1.09-1.77 1.38* 1.05-1.81
 3-4 nights 1293 26.6 0.57*** 0.48-0.66 0.72*** 0.61-0.86
 5+ nights 492 22.2 0.44*** 0.35-0.56 0.59*** 0.46-0.76
Parity
 Primiparous 1671 14.2 1   1  
 Multiparous 2053 48.6 5.69*** 4.83-6.69 5.04*** 4.26-5.96
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identification
 No 3624 32.8 1   1  
 Yes 100 45.0 1.67* 1.12-2.50 1.50 0.96-2.34
Highest level of education
 No formal qualifications 65 43.1 1   1  
 Year 10/equivalent 468 42.5 0.98 0.58-1.65 1.07 0.61-1.89
 Year 12/equivalent 868 35.6 0.73 0.44-1.22 0.87 0.50-1.51
 Trade/diploma 1273 34.1 0.68 0.41-1.13 0.87 0.50-1.50
 University 1050 25.2 0.45** 0.27-0.74 0.54* 0.31-0.94
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.
  2. 1The model as a whole accounted for between 15.3% (Cox and Snell R square) and 21.3% (Nagelkerke R squared) of the total variance in parenting confidence, and correctly classified 69.5% of cases.
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