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Table 2 Influence of socio-demographic characteristic and the utilisation of CHPS

From: Community utilisation and satisfaction with the community-based health planning and services initiative in Ghana: a comparative study in two system learning districts of the CHPS+ project

Variables Utilisation Chi-square (p-value) COR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value
Low Utilisation High Utilisation
District    57.80(< 0.001)   
 Central Tongu 233(66.4) 271(41.3)   Ref. Ref.
 Nkwanta South 118(33.6) 386(58.7)   2.81 (2.14; 3.68) < 0.001 3.17 (2.35; 4.25) < 0.001
Sex    41.67(< 0.001)   
 Male 202(57.6) 239(36.4)   Ref. Ref.
 Female 149(42.4) 418(63.6)   2.37 (1.81; 3.08) < 0.001 1.75 (1.27; 2.39) 0.001
Age group    8.06(0.045)   
  < 30 95(27.1) 201(30.6)   Ref. Ref.
 30–39 83(23.7) 187(28.5)   1.06 (0.74; 1.51) 0.729 0.82(0.54; 1.26) 0.370
 40–49 73(20.8) 129(19.6)   0.83 (0.57; 0.57) 0.349 0.64 (0.40; 1.00) 0.053
 50+ 100(28.4) 140(21.3)   0.66 (0.46; 0.46) 0.022 0.49 (0.31; 0.79) 0.003
Marital status    21.48(< 0.001)   
 Married/Co-habiting 265(75.5) 552(84.0)   Ref. Ref.
 Divorced/Separated 11(3.1) 27(4.1)   1.17 (0.57; 2.41) 0.653 1.29 (0.61; 2.78) 0.499
 Widowed 15(4.3) 28(4.3)   0.89 (0.47; 1.71) 0.739 0.91 (0.45; 1.85) 0.794
 Never married/ never Co-habited 60(17.1) 50(7.6)   0.40 (0.26; 0.59) < 0.001 0.50 (0.30; 0.83) 0.007
Education    42.15(< 0.001)   
 None 98(27.9) 188(28.6)   Ref. Ref.
 Primary 57(16.2) 140(21.3)   1.28 (0.57; 2.41) 0.218 1.53 (0.99; 2.36) 0.052
 JHS 100(28.5) 247(34.6)   1.28 (0.57; 2.41) 0.142 0.65 (1.12; 2.43) 0.011
 SHS 65(18.5) 67(10.2)   0.53 (0.35; 0.82) 0.004 0.77 (0.46; 1.26) 0.296
 Tertiary 31(8.9) 15(2.3)   0.25 (0.12; 0.48) < 0.001 0.39 (0.13; 1.22) 0.077
Occupation    36.79(< 0.001)   
 Unemployed 31 (8.8) 44 (6.7)   Ref. Ref.
 Trader 39 (11.1) 100 (15.2)   1.81 (1.00; 3.25) 0.049 1.27 (0.65; 2.49) 0.475
 Farming 199 (56.7) 427 (65)   1.51 (0.93; 2.46) 0.098 1.45 (0.81; 2.64) 0.211
 Trace Person 36 (10.3) 30 (4.6)   0.58 (0.30; 1.14) 0.118 0.49 (0.22; 1.08) 0.078
 Seamstress/Hairdresser 14 (4.0) 37 (5.6)   1.86 (0.86; 4.01) 0.113 1.01 (0.43; 2.36) 0.976
 Civil Servant 32 (9.1) 19 (2.9)   0.41 (0.20; 0.86) 0.019 1.10 (0.37; 3.32) 0.854
NHIS Status    10.65(< 0.01)   
 Non-subscriber 213(60.7) 328(49.9)   Ref. Ref.
 Subscriber 138(39.3) 329(50.1)   1.54 (1.18; 2.01) 0.001 1.51 (1.22; 2.03) 0.318