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Table 6 Predictors of social support after experiencing a stillbirth

From: The role and attributes of social networks in the provision of support to women after stillbirth: experiences from Uganda

Variable Material Financial Emotional Instrumental Information
a.PR (95% CI) p value a.PR (95% CI) p value a.PR (95% CI) p value a.PR (95% CI) p value a.PR (95% CI) p value
AltAge_1           
18–25 1   1   1   1   1  
26–45 1.3 (0.67–2.65) 0.412 1.1 (0.58–2.19) 0.725 1 (0.93–1.09) 0.812 0.7 (0.45–1.04) 0.078 1.9 (1.25–2.75) 0.002
46 and above 1.4 (0.69–3.03) 0.330 1 (0.45–2.19) 0.982 1 (0.9–1.07) 0.687 0.6 (0.36–1.03) 0.063 2.1 (1.42–3.12) 0.000
AltGender           
Male 1   1   1   1   1  
Female 0.9 (0.67–1.24) 0.573 1 (0.73–1.28) 0.803 1.1 (0.98–1.16) 0.145 1.5 (1.04–2.09) 0.029 2 (1.52–2.51) 0.000
AltEduc           
None 1   1   1   1   1  
Primary 1.2 (0.53–2.95) 0.613 1.3 (0.42–4.31) 0.615 1 (0.9–1.19) 0.636 1.8 (0.71–4.35) 0.225 1.1 (0.88–1.45) 0.335
Secondary 1 (0.43–2.46) 0.950 1.2 (0.38–3.92) 0.745 1 (0.89–1.17) 0.800 1.1 (0.44–2.86) 0.811 1 (0.78–1.34) 0.879
Tertiary 1.1 (0.43–2.59) 0.906 1.7 (0.54–5.31) 0.367 0.9 (0.79–1.09) 0.344 1.5 (0.6–3.97) 0.372 1.3 (1.03–1.76) 0.028
AltMarital           
Not married 1   1   1   1   1  
Married 1.9 (1.1–3.14) 0.020 2.2 (1.28–3.74) 0.004 1 (0.92–1.06) 0.753 1.1 (0.74–1.54) 0.737 1 (0.87–1.18) 0.862
NtwkType           
Community role 1   1   1   1   1  
Naturally occuring 3.2 (1.95–5.21) 0.000 2.5 (1.68–3.77) 0.000 1 (0.93–1.07) 0.928 1.5 (1.09–2.17) 0.013 1.2 (1.02–1.37) 0.029
TrustAlt           
Not at all 1   1   1   1   1  
A little bit 0.9 (0.46–1.76) 0.764 1 (0.46–2.07) 0.955 0.9 (0.81–1.09) 0.413 0.6 (0.39–0.81) 0.002 2.1 (1.31–3.37) 0.002
Very much 0.9 (0.42–2.12) 0.881 0.8 (0.32–1.87) 0.566 1 (0.82–1.11) 0.559 0.5 (0.34–0.81) 0.003 2.3 (1.4–3.88) 0.001
FreqCont           
Once in six month 1   1   1   1   1  
Once in 3 month 0.2 (0.04–1.42) 0.113 2.2 (0.33–14.92) 0.410 1.4 (0.94–2.01) 0.105 2.3 (0.61–8.51) 0.223 0.7 (0.46–1.03) 0.073
Once a month 1.4 (0.39–5.28) 0.593 2.4 (0.37–15.78) 0.352 1.4 (0.93–1.98) 0.116 3 (0.81–10.96) 0.099 0.9 (0.62–1.26) 0.492
Once a week 2.2 (0.59–7.97) 0.246 4 (0.62–26.19) 0.144 1.5 (1.01–2.1) 0.046 3.5 (0.97–12.89) 0.055 0.9 (0.61–1.23) 0.416
About every day 1.9 (0.52–7.07) 0.326 2.9 (0.45–18.9) 0.263 1.4 (0.99–2.08) 0.058 4.5 (1.23–16.1) 0.023 0.9 (0.63–1.24) 0.480
EmotCloss           
Not at all 1   1   1   1   1  
Somewhat 0.7 (0.37–1.33) 0.282 0.9 (0.47–1.9) 0.874 1.2 (1.05–1.37) 0.006 1.3 (0.9–1.96) 0.154 1.1 (0.77–1.48) 0.704
Very close 1.5 (0.69–3.16) 0.318 1.4 (0.6–3.09) 0.456 1.2 (1.04–1.43) 0.015 1.5 (0.86–2.51) 0.156 1.2 (0.85–1.75) 0.274
CountAltSupport           
Not at all 1   1   1   1   1  
A little bit 1.8 (1.06–3.19) 0.030 2.3 (1.32–4.14) 0.004 1 (0.94–1.08) 0.857 1.5 (1.09–2.04) 0.014 1.1 (0.83–1.38) 0.622
Very much 2.3 (1.15–4.77) 0.019 3.7 (1.79–7.61) 0.000 0.9 (0.82–1.06) 0.293 1.8 (1.16–2.94) 0.010 1.1 (0.81–1.49) 0.548