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Table 3 Multivariable logistic regression analysis showing the relationship between decision delay to seek professional health care and factors associated among obstetrics fistula patients in Gondar referral Hospital of Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia

From: Reasons for delay in decision making and reaching health facility among obstetric fistula and pelvic organ prolapse patients in Gondar University hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Delayed n(%) Crude OR [95% Conf. Interval Adjusted OR [95% Conf. Interval
Age   1.09 [1.02–1.16] 1.12 [1.01–1.24]*
Marital Status
 Single 4 (36.4) 1.00 1.00
 Married 17 (48.6) 1.65 [0.41–6.67] 1.28[0.24–6.72]
 Divorced 25 (92.6) 21 [3.29–145.2] 16.9 [1.75–165.5]*
Distance was reason for delayed
 No 31 (60.8) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 15 (68.1) 1.38 [0.47–3.98] 0.26 [0.05–1.41]
Economic status
 Good 23 (50) 1.00 1.00
 Poor 23 (85.2) 5.75 [1.71–19.3] 3.49 [0.56–21.7]
Parents alive
 Yes 31 (56.4) 1.00 1.00
 No 15 (83.3) 3.87 [1.01–14.9] 0.33 [0.03–3.44]
Availability of treatment center
 No 39 (60.9) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 7 (77.8) 2.24 [0.43–11.7] 3.68 [0.31–44.4]
Fear of small
 No 36 (58.1) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 10 (90.9) 7.22 [0.89–59.9] 5.59 [0.41–76.1]
Disclosure of the problem
 No 19 (61.3) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 27 (64.3) 0.89 [0.34–2.29] 0.26 [0.05–1.40]
Afraid of losing social value
 No 38 (59.4) 1.00 1.00
 Yes 8 (88.9) 5.47 [0.65–46.4] 14.91 [0.98–225.7]
  1. *= p-value ≤0.05