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Table 2 Binomial logistic regression of factors predicting delivery at EmOC facility

From: The influence of travel time on emergency obstetric care seeking behavior in the urban poor of Bangladesh: a GIS study

  Delivery at EmOC facility of any type
Odds ratio (95 % confidence intervals)c
Variables Modela Modelb
Travel time [z-score] 0.756*** (0.625–0.914) 0.786** (0.628–0.984)
Age at first birth   1.139*** (1.066–1.216)
Religion   0.461** (0.252–0.844)
Mother’s education   3.764*** (2.090–6.779)
Access to media   1.233 (0.600–2.533)
Desired pregnancy   0.769 (0.466–1.271)
Antenatal care use   5.736*** (2.300–14.304)
Birth order   0.928 (0.743–1.159)
Previous stillbirth   1.870* (0.925–3.782)
Per-capita income   1.110 (0.971–1.268)
Mother’s occupation   1.685 (0.862–3.296)
Constant 0.853 (0.704–1.034) 0.008*** (0.001–0.064)
Observations 540 514
Pseudo R-squared 0.0131 0.212
  1. Model specifications
  2. * p < 0.1; ** p < 0.05; *** p < 0.01. Bold text indicate values statistically significant at the 1 % level
  3. aOnly travel time to the nearest EmOC facility as explanatory variable
  4. bConfounding factors as additional explanatory variables
  5. cUse of clustered standard errors did not affect the significance levels of the estimated coefficients