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Table 5 Crude and adjusted associations of practice of maternal healthy behavior with intensity of contact with FLW

From: Intensity of contact with frontline workers and its influence on maternal and newborn health behaviors: cross-sectional survey in rural Uttar Pradesh, India

  No. of contact with FLW  
0
(N = 202)
1–2
(N = 316)
≥ 3
(N = 1690)
P value P value for interaction
Practice indicators Ref Crude OR
(95%CI)
Adjusted
(95%CI)
Crude
(95%CI)
Adjusted
(95%CI)
Crude Adjusted  
At least 3 ANC check-ups [1] 0.28
(0.18–0.42)
0.29
(0.16–0.53)
0.47
(0.32–0.68)
0.63
(0.37–1.08)
< 0.001 < 0.001 0.751
Consumed 100 or more IFA tablets [1] 1.06
(0.55–2.01)
0.88
(0.40–1.95)
0.84
(0.48–1.46)
0.72
(0.37–1.41)
0.537 0.538 0.018
Taken TT injection [1] 4.15
(2.76–6.23)
4.52
(2.36–8.65)
7.03
(5.00–9.88)
5.86
(3.50–9.82)
< 0.001 < 0.001 0.739
Saved money for delivery [1] 0.89
(0.60–1.34)
0.93
(0.54–1.59)
0.90
(0.64–1.25)
0.84
(0.54–1.31)
0.816 0.674 0.348
Arranged transport for delivery [1] 1.16
(0.65–2.08)
1.25
(0.58–2.71)
1.27
(0.77–2.10)
1.35
(0.70–2.60)
0.580 0.662 0.963
Decided place of delivery [1] 1.15
(0.66–2.01)
1.02
(0.47–2.23)
0.78
(0.48–1.26)
0.81
(0.42–1.55)
0.078 0.566 0.462
Delivered at institution [1] 1.04
(0.70–1.55)
0.67
(0.35–1.29)
1.61
(1.15–2.25)
1.10
(0.62–1.94)
0.001 0.064 0.252
Sought treatment for complications during delivery [1] 1.21
(0.50–2.95)
1.10
(0.31–3.95)
1.23
(0.59–2.56)
1.97
(0.67–5.77)
0.857 0.236 0.500
Sought treatment for complications within 42 days after delivery [1] 0.97
(0.39–2.44)
1.23
(0.16–9.45)
1.14
(0.53–2.44)
0.35
(0.07–1.79)
0.863 0.102 0.113
Received any PNC within 42 days of delivery [1] 0.80
(0.51–1.25)
0.76
(0.42–1.38)
0.93
(0.64–1.35)
0.87
(0.53–1.44)
0.542 0.659 0.888
  1. FLW frontline worker, ANC antenatal care, TT tetanus toxoid, IFA iron-folic acid, PNC postnatal care