Table 1

Distribution of antirubella IgM and IgG by sociodemography of pregnant women attending antenatal care clinics of public hospitals in Hawassa City, Southern Ethiopia, 2016

CharacteristicsNo. (%) testedAntirubella IgMAntirubella IgG
No. (%) pos.COR (95% CI)p ValueNo. (%) pos.COR (95% CI)p Value
Age (in years)
 15–1937 (8.8)2 (5.4)9.0 (0.8 to 103.0)0.07531 (83.8)1.4 (0.3 to 6.6)0.664
 20–24155 (36.7)4 (2.6)4.2 (0.5 to 38.1)0.201138 (89.0)2.2 (0.6 to 8.7)0.256
 25–29160 (37.9)1 (0.6)1138 (86.3)1.7 (0.4 to 6.6)0.437
 30–3456 (13.3)2 (3.6)5.9 (0.5 to 66.2)0.15146 (82.0)1.3 (0.3 to 5.3)0.759
 ≥3514 (3.3)011 (78.6)1
Residence
 Urban371 (87.9)8 (2.2)1.1 (0.1 to 9.0)0.928334 (90.0)6.3 (3.2 to 12.1)<0.001*
 Rural51 (12.1)1 (2.0)130 (58.8)1
Marital status
 Married414 (98.1)9 (2.2)--358 (86.5)3.2 (0.3 to 35.8)0.346
 Single5 (1.2)0 (0)--4 (80.0)2.0 (0.1 to 51.6)0.676
 Widowed and divorced3 (0.7)0 (0)--2 (66.7)1
Educational status
 No formal education42 (10.0)1 (2.4)1.7 (0.2 to 19.3)0.66635 (83.3)1
 Primary education142 (33.6)2 (1.4)1125 (88.0)1.5 (0.6 to 3.8)0.429
 Secondary and above238 (56.4)6 (2.5)1.8 (0.4 to 9.1)0.471204 (85.7)1.2 (0.5 to 2.9)0.688
Occupation
 Student45 (10.7)1 (2.2)139 (86.7)1
 Employed135 (32.0)3 (2.2)1 (0.1 to 9.9)0.961116 (85.9)0.9 (0.4 to 2.5)0.901
 Merchant42 (10.0)1 (2.4)1.1 (0.1 to 17.7)0.98038 (90.5)1.5 (0.4 to 5.6)0.579
 Housewife175 (41.5)4 (2.3)1.02 (0.1 to 9.4)0.998149 (85.1)0.8 (0.3 to 2.3)0.796
 Others25 (5.9)0 (0)-22(88)1.1 (0.3 to 4.9)0.873
  • *Statistically significant association.

  • COR, crude OR; No., number; Pos., positive.