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Table 4 Predictors of GMP services utilization among children 0–23 months of age in Legambo district, South Wollo zone, Northern Ethiopia, 2020

From: Determinants of growth monitoring and promotion service utilization among children 0–23 months of age in northern Ethiopia: unmatched case-control study

N Categories Cases Controls 95% confidence interval
COR AOR
Maternal education Illiterate 26 (29.2%) 132 (49.1%) 1 1
Read and write 2 (2.2%) 5 (1.9%) 2.03 (0.37–11.04) 1.32 (0.19–9.17)
Primary 31 (34.8%) 94 (34.9%) 1.67 (0.93–3.00) 1.29 (0.52–3.22)
Secondary and above 30 (33.7%) 38 (14.1%) 4.01 (2.12–7.58) 1.96 (0.68–5.69)
Partner education Illiterate 25 (28.1%) 133 (49.4%) 1 1
Read and write 5 (5.6%) 22 (8.2%) 1.21 (0.42–3.49) 0.89 (0.23–3.50)
Primary 26 (29.2%) 75 (27.9%) 1.84 (0.99–3.42) 1.25 (0.49–3.19)
Secondary and above 33 (37.1%) 39 (14.5%) 4.5 (2.39–8.46) 1.87 (0.68–5.13)
Child age in months 0–5 7 (7.9%) 67 (24.9%) 1 1
6–11 17 (19.1%) 67 (24.9%) 2.43 (0.95–6.24) 2.67-(0.91–7.85)
12–17 35 (39.3%) 74 (27.5%) 4.53 (1.89–10.87)* 3.45 (1.26–9.41)*
18–23 30 (33.7%) 61 (22.7%) 4.70 (1.93–11.49)** 4.38 (1.53–12.49)**
Maternal knowledge Good 72 (80.9%) 133 (49.4%) 4.33 (2.42–7.73)* 2.42 (1.23–4.75)*
Poor 17 (19.1%) 136 (30.6%) 1 1
Maternal attitude Favorable 74 (83.1%) 129 (48.0%) 5.35 (2.92–9.79)* 2.45 (1.20–4.98)*
Unfavorable 15 (16.9%) 140 (52.0%) 1 1
Counseling on GMP Yes 70 (78.7%) 123 (45.7%) 4.37 (2.49–7.66)* 2.34 (1.19–4.56)*
No 19 (21.3%) 146 (54.3%) 1 1
Access to media Yes 52 (58.4%) 114 (42.4%) 1.91 (1.18–3.11)* 0.92 (0.48–1.77)
No 37 (41.6) 155 (57.6%)   
Distance to health facility <  1 h 79 (88.8%) 154 (57.2%) 5.89 (2.93–11.89)** 4.53 (1.99–10.28)**
> 1 h 10 (11.2%) 115 (42.8%) 1 1
ANC service utilization Yes 74 (83.1%) 132 (49.1%) 5.12 (2.79–9.37)* 2.46 (1.18–5.16)*
No 15 (16.9%) 137 (50.9%) 1 1
PNC service utilization Yes 68 (76.4%) 117 (43.5%) 4.20 (2.44–7.26)* 1.89 (0.95–3.62)
No 21 (23.6%) 152 (56.5%) 1 1
  1. *P-value < 0.05; ** P-value < 0.001, COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio