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Table 3 Factors associated with the delay in seeking health care among mothers of under-five children with pneumonia, Bahir Dar, North West Ethiopia, 2019

From: The prevalence and root causes of delay in seeking healthcare among mothers of under five children with pneumonia in hospitals of Bahir Dar city, North West Ethiopia

VariableCategoryHealth seekingCOR (95%CI)AOR (95% CI)
PromptDelay
ResidenceRural26462.2 (1.3, 3.7)2.3 (1.1, 4.9)*
Urban1571271.001.00
Type of hospital mothers seekGovernmental621103.4 (2.2, 5.3)3.3 (1.8, 6.1)***
Private121631.001.00
Decision-maker to seek healthcareOthers420.8 (0.1, 4.4)0.8 (0.1, 6.8)
Father11111.5 (0.6, 3.8)0.9 (0.3, 2.9)
Mother891071.8 (1.2, 2.9)2.9 (1.6, 5.4)**
Grandparents761.3 (0.4, 4.2)0.5 (0.1, 2.6)
Both parents72471.001.00
Wealth indexPoorest20485.9 (2.9, 12.1)2.8 (1.1,7.2)*
Poor33382.8 (1.5, 5.6)2.3 (0.9, 5.6)
Medium34402.9 (1.5, 5.6)1.8 (0.8, 4.2)
Rich39241.5 (0.8, 3.1)1.4 (0.6, 3.4)
Richest57231.001.00
Using traditional medicineYes33642.7 (1.6, 4.3)2.7 (1.4, 5.1)**
No1501091.001.00
Self-medicationYes19705.9 (3.3, 10.3)7.5 (3.8, 14.7)***
No1501091.001.00
Information on early healthcare-seekingNo371056.1 (3.8, 9.8)5.1 (2.8, 9.1)***
Yes146681.001.00
  1. *statistically significant at P < 0. 05, **P < 0. 01, ***P < 0. 001