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Table 3 Multivariate analysis

From: “Not too far to walk”: the influence of distance on place of delivery in a western Kenya health demographic surveillance system

Variable   OR P value 95% CI
Age of head   0.99 0.050 0.98 - 1.00
Education of head     
  Primary or below   1 REF
  Secondary or above 0.49 <0.0001 0.40 - 0.60
Employment of head     
  Formally employed 0.58 0.001 0.42 - 0.81
  Self employed 1.10 0.520 0.82 - 1.47
Household size   1.03 0.185 0.98 - 1.08
People per room   1.16 0.001 1.06 - 1.26
Acres of land owned   1.01 0.531 0.99 - 1.03
Distance in kilometres     
  To road (kms) 1.14 0.403 0.84 - 1.56
Distance categories     
  <4km from District Hospital   1.00 REF
  >4km from District hospital 2.07 <0.0001 1.66 - 2.57