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Table 4 Socio-demographic factors associated with postnatal care utilization in Debre Birhan town, North Shoa, Ethiopia 2015 (n = 390)

From: Determinants of postnatal care utilization in urban community among women in Debre Birhan Town, Northern Shewa, Ethiopia

Variables PNC utilization Crude OR Adjusted OR
No Yes (95% CI) (95% CI)
Maternal age
 < 18 12(13.3) 78(86.7) 1  
 18–24 16(11.5) 123(88.5) 1.18(0.53, 2.63)
 25–34 20(20.8) 78(79.6) 0.60(0.27, 1.31)
 ≥ 35 15(23.8) 48(76.2) 0.49(0.21, 1.14)
Marital status
 Married 45(13.7) 283(86.3) 1 1
 Single 10(32.3) 21(67.7) 0.33(0.15, 0.75) 0.06(0.01, 0.45)
 Divorced 5(20.8) 19(79.2) 0.60(0.21, 1.70) 0.20(0.03, 1.20)
 Widowed 3(42.9) 4(57.1) 0.21(0.06, 0.98) 0.38(0.02, 8.04)
Maternal education
 Illiterate 19(42.2) 26(57.8) 1  
 Grades 1–8 38(23.5) 124(76.5) 2.38(1.19, 4.77)
 Grades 9–12 6(4.9) 116(95.1) 14.1(5.13, 38.8)
 12+ 0(.0) 61(100) 1.18(0.00)
Husband’s education
 Illiterate 10(62.5) 6(37.5) 1  
 Grades 1–8 35(29.4) 84(70.6) 4.00(1.35, 1.85)
 Grades 9–12 16(10.5) 136(89.5) 14.1(4.54, 44.1)
 12+ 2(1.9) 101(98.1) 84.2(14.9473)
Monthly income
 < 500 37(34.3) 71(75.7) 1  
 500–1500 22(10.9) 179(89.1) 4.24(2.34, 7.69)
 1500–2500 4(6.7) 56(93.3) 7.30(2.45, 21.68)
 > 2500 0(0.0) 21(100.0) 8.41(0.00)