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Table 4 Multivariate analysis for magnitude and factors affecting late initiation of ANC service utilization among antenatal care attendants in Jimma Zone Public Hospitals, Ethiopia, 2020

From: Late initiation of antenatal care and associated factors among pregnant women in Jimma Zone Public Hospitals, Southwest Ethiopia, 2020

Variables Outcome variable COR(95% CI) AOR(95% CI)
Late attendants Early attendants
Educational status
 Cannot read and write 69(76.7%) 21(23.3%) 1 1
 Primary 31(37.8%) 51(62.2%) 0.185(0.095,0.359) 0.242(0.071,0.828)*
 College diploma and above 29(30.2%) 67(69.8) 0.132(0.68,0.253) 0.142(0.040,0.511)*
Planned pregnancy
 Yes 82(31.5%) 180(68.7%) 1 1
 No 114(77.6) 33(22.4) 7.583(4.753,12.099) 11.290(4.109,31.023)**
Time taken to health facility
 < 60 min 100(34.2%) 192(65.8%) 1 1
 ≥ 60 min 96(82.1%) 21(17.6%) 8.777(5.164,14.918) 8.26455(2.929,25.514)**
 Knowledge on ANC Adequate knowledge 96(35.5%) 174(64.4)% 1 1
 Inadequate knowledge 100(71.9%) 39(28.1%) 7.583(4.753,12.99) 4.186(1.693,10.348)*
Number of parity
 Twice 29(69.0%) 13(31.0%) 2.839(1.201,6.710) 5.964(1.733,20.526)*
 Three and above 22(44.0%) 28(56.0%) 1 1
  1. Key; **statically significant, (p < 0.001), *statically significant, (p < 0.05), COR, crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, 1 reference category, Max, VIF = 1.06(no multicollinearity: at VIF < 5)