Table 3 : Logistic Regression estimates of the determinants of health Care Decision making Autonomy among women with
children under five years in Ghana.


  OR 95% CI P-value OR 95% CI P-value

  Crude Estimates Adjusted Estimates

Woman’s Age 1.01 1.0022    1.0217 0.016   1.01 0.9933    1.0305 0.211

Woman’s Education            

No education Ref - - - - -
Primary 2.08 1.7356    2.4892 <0.001 1.52 1.1574    1.9861 0.003
Secondary 2.28 1.9670    2.6406 <0.001 1.46 1.1338    1.8784 0.003
Higher Education 3.93 2.5401    6.0825 <0.001 2.20 1.2322    3.9547 0.008 

Woman’s Earnings Autonomy            

Respondent Alone 2.51  1.8410    3.4309 <0.001 2.42 1.7570     3.3391 <0.001
Respondent and Husband/Partner 11.58  7.9671    16.8440 <0.001 9.85  6.7215    14.4364 <0.001
Husband/Partner Alone Ref - - - - -

Residence            

Rural 0.86 0.7542    0.9815 0.025 0.87 0.7109   1.0563 0.156
Partners Age 0.99 0.9858    0.9988 0.022 0.99 0.9782   1.0040 0.178 

Partner’s Education            

No education Ref - - - - -
Primary 2.23 1.7838     2.7781 <0.001 1.50 1.0876    2.0641 0.013
Secondary 2.04 1.7701     2.3575 <0.001  1.50 1.1740    1.9247 0.001
Higher Education 2.90  2.2121    3.8019 <0.001 1.42 0.9352    2.1463 0.100 

Adisah-Atta et al.Research Journal of Women's Health  2017 4:5DOI : 10.7243/2054-9865-4-5