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Table 4 Multinomial logistic regression relative risk ratios (RRR) and 95% CI from analysis of whether ever pregnant women in union had an intentional or an unintentional pregnancy/birth or no pregnancy/birth since 2009 by socio-demographic and union characteristics, six urban sites in Senegal, 2011

From: Unintended pregnancy: magnitude and correlates in six urban sites in Senegal

Variables Model 3: Women in union (Unweighted N = 4913)
  Unintended pregnancy/birth vs. No pregnancy/birth since 2009 Unintended pregnancy/birth vs. Intended pregnancy/birth
  RRR 95% CI RRR 95% CI
Wealth group [Ref: Poor]
Medium 0.54 *** 0.41 - 0.71 0.54 *** 0.41 - 0.70
Rich 0.53 ** 0.37 - 0.77 0.54 ** 0.39 - 0.77
Level of education [Ref: None]
Primary 1.35 * 1.01 - 1.81 1.04   0.75 - 1.43
Secondary or higher 1.41   0.85 - 2.32 0.95   0.58 - 1.55
Religion [Ref: Muslim]
Christian or other 0.87   0.43 - 1.74 0.74   0.33 - 1.69
Type of marriage [Ref: Polygamous]
Monogamous 1.33   0.88 - 2.01 1.00   0.73 - 1.38
Age [Ref: < 25 years]
25 – 34 0.18 *** 0.12 - 0.29 0.40 *** 0.25 - 0.63
35 – 39 0.08 *** 0.04 - 0.13 0.47 ** 0.28 - 0.78
40+ 0.02 *** 0.01 - 0.03 0.42 ** 0.22 - 0.80
Financial decision making [Ref: Worked for money & Husband only/other decides]
Worked for money & Wife/husband and wife jointly decide 0.52 ** 0.33 - 0.81 0.44 *** 0.28 - 0.68
Did not work for money 0.87   0.59 - 1.27 0.45 ** 0.27 - 0.75
Number of living children [Ref: < 2 children]
2 2.22 * 1.18 - 4.16 1.85 * 1.07 - 3.20
3 4.88 *** 2.83 - 8.43 2.86 *** 1.60 - 5.13
4+ 9.30 *** 5.46 - 15.83 4.92 *** 2.48 - 9.75
Decision making on number of children [Ref: Husband only/other]
Wife/husband and wife jointly 1.00   0.73 - 1.38 1.12   0.81 - 1.54
Ever use of a method [Ref: Never used]
Ever used 1.05   0.68 - 1.61 0.63 0.40 - 1.02
Discussion of family planning with spouse [Ref: Never discussed]
Ever discussed 0.66 * 0.47 - 0.94 0.82   0.58 - 1.16
Urban Site [Ref: Dakar]
Guédiawaye 1.14   0.74 - 1.77 1.57 * 1.05 - 2.36
Pikine 2.18 *** 1.41 - 3.35 1.59 * 1.11 - 2.29
Mbao 1.11   0.72 - 1.72 0.84   0.48 - 1.44
Mbour 1.25   0.87 - 1.80 0.94   0.67 - 1.34
Kaolack 1.22   0.88 - 1.69 0.97   0.71 - 1.34
  1. p < 0.10; * p < 0.05; * p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001.