TABLE 7. Multivariate Logistic Regression Model Showing Predictors of Receipt of Pregnancy Care Information For Households With Pregnant Women or Children Under 3 Months, Bhojpur District, Bihar State, India (N = 500)
OR 95% CI P
Education and experience
ASHAs who have completed class 10+1.1130.591–2.094.74
ASHAs who have 6+ years of experience0.7400.371–1.473.39
Monetary incentives
Amount ASHAs receive for institutional delivery (100s) 1.519 0.989–2.334 .06
Primary reason for working is income generation, ASHAs1.0950.535–2.241.80
Worker effort and organization
AWWs who have held a VHND1.0970.344–3.497.88
ASHAs who keep registry of pregnant women in village 2.254 1.072–4.740 .03
ASHAs who have attended 6+ meetings in past 6 months1.3550.490–3.748.56
Supervision, training, and knowledge
ASHAs who know who their supervisor is1.5010.761–2.964.24
ASHAs who have received training on pregnancy-related topics0.5800.249–1.355.21
ASHAs who list pregnancy as one use of iron pills1.1800.482–2.888.72
Household and village variables
ASHAs and household head of same caste1.1980.392–3.659.75
Pregnant women in catchment area (10s) 0.495 0.260–0.942 .03
Household heads who have completed class 7+1.0990.608–1.984.76
Household socioeconomic status index1.0020.790–1.271.99
Village population (1,000s)1.0760.985–1.175.11
  • Abbreviations: ASHAs, Accredited Social Health Activists; AWWs, Anganwadi workers; CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio; VHND, Village Health and Nutrition Day.

  • Variables shown in italics are statistically significant at P < .10.