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Table 4 Effect of acceptability of PPFP and related factors on intention to adopt PPFP

From: Factors influencing the intention of women in rural Ghana to adopt postpartum family planning

  Intention to adopt PPFP method Univariate Multivariate
Yes No O.R. (95% C.I.)† O.R. (95% C.I.)†
Acceptability of PPFP to respondent and relations Pregnant woman Yes 1244 372 8.55 (6.29-11.63) 3.21 (1.64-6.26)
  No 79 202 1.00  
Partner Yes 950 193 7.78 (5.81-10.40) 3.2 (1.94-5.48)
  No 138 218 1.00  
Mother Yes 625 175 3.30 (2.50-4.33) 1.60 (0.78-3.27)
  No 192 177 1.00  
Mother-in-law Yes 423 110 3.89 (2.84-5.33) 3.06 (0.71-13.27)
  No 168 170 1.00  
Father-in-law Yes 377 99 4.19 (3.01-5.83) 0.56 (0.12-2.65)
  No 151 166 1.00  
Religious leader Yes 473 154 2.75 (2.07-3.63) 0.90 (0.43-1.87)
  No 198 177 1.00  
Religious partner’s permission before adopting PPFP Yes 1136 187 2.23 (1.75-2.85) 0.94 (0.54-1.61)
No 419 154 1.00  
Willing to use postpartum without making partner aware Yes 614 127 3.04 (2.41-3.83) 1.37 (0.90-2.11)
No 709 446 1.00