Table 3

Factors associated with the awareness and visitation of CCs in Bangladesh, 2017–2018

VariablesAwareness of CCsVisitation to CCs
AOR (95% Cl)P valueAOR (95% Cl)P value
Age
 15–29 years (ref)1.001.00
 30–49 years1.05 (0.94 to 1.17)0.4150.87 (0.74 to 1.02)0.090
Division (administrative region)
 Dhaka (ref)1.001.00
 Barisal0.83 (0.52 to 1.33)0.4471.18 (0.75 to 1.86)0.474
 Chittagong1.07 (0.71 to 1.60)0.7512.01 (1.30 to 3.10)0.002
 Khulna1.39 (0.92 to 2.12)0.1202.26 (1.41 to 3.61)0.001
 Mymensingh0.79 (0.51 to 1.22)0.2911.33 (0.83 to 2.12)0.239
 Rajshahi1.39 (0.90 to 2.16)0.1371.85 (1.18 to 2.89)0.007
 Rangpur1.85 (1.20 to 2.85)0.0051.63 (1.03 to 2.56)0.035
 Sylhet0.89 (0.52 to 1.51)0.6672.20 (1.37 to 3.54)0.001
Place of residence
 Rural (ref)1.001.00
 Urban0.18 (0.13 to 0.24)<0.0010.99 (0.68 to 1.44)0.938
Education
 No education (ref)1.001.00
 Primary1.18 (1.04 to 1.34)0.0101.43 (1.17 to 1.74)<0.001
 Secondary1.41 (1.20 to 1.66)<0.0011.59 (1.29 to 1.96)<0.001
 Higher1.48 (1.20 to 1.83)<0.0011.60 (1.18 to 2.18)0.003
Husband/partner’s education
 No education (ref)1.001.00
 Primary1.07 (0.95 to 1.20)0.2961.05 (0.88 to 1.25)0.595
 Secondary1.12 (0.99 to 1.28)0.0780.88 (0.73 to 1.06)0.187
 Higher1.12 (0.95 to 1.33)0.1790.81 (0.63 to 1.04)0.099
Wealth index
 Poorest (ref)1.001.00
 Poorer1.18 (0.99 to 1.4)0.0590.98 (0.81 to 1.18)0.820
 Middle1.09 (0.9 to 1.33)0.3730.81 (0.66 to 0.99)0.039
 Richer0.75 (0.6 to 0.94)0.0120.67 (0.52 to 0.88)0.003
 Richest0.54 (0.42 to 0.7)<0.0010.44 (0.31 to 0.61)<0.001
Sex of household head
 Female (ref)1.001.00
 Male0.93 (0.81 to 1.07)0.3031.21 (1.00 to 1.46)0.046
Respondent currently working status
 No (ref)1.001.00
 Yes1.42 (1.24 to 1.63)<0.0010.99 (0.85 to 1.16)0.902
Number of children
 No children (ref)1.001.00
 1–21.39 (1.21 to 1.59)<0.0012.05 (1.56 to 2.69)<0.001
 3 and above1.38 (1.17 to 1.61)<0.0012.08 (1.54 to 2.81)<0.001
Media exposure
 No (ref)1.001.00
 Yes0.95 (0.85 to 1.06)0.3611.22 (1.05 to 1.41)0.009
HL-goodness of fit0.4080.449
AUC0.7680.720
Χ2p<0.001p<0.001
  • Bold values signifies p <0.05.

  • AOR, adjusted OR; AUC, area under the curve; CCs, community clinics; HL-goodness of fit, Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness of fit.