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Table 3 Univarate analysis of age, attitude towards family planning and unadjusted odds ratios for current contraceptive use, Jimma zone, Ethiopia, 2014

From: Spousal discordance on fertility preference and its effect on contraceptive practice among married couples in Jimma zone, Ethiopia

  Total Both spouses don’t desire more children (group1) Woman doesn’t desire more children (group2) Man doesn’t desire more children (group3) Both spouses desire more children (group4)
N 811 151 150 75 435
Median age wife (yrs) 30 38 32 30 25
Median age husband (yrs) 36 45 40 38 32
Current contraceptive use 42.9% [39.5;46.3] 36.4% [28.8;44.6] 38.7% [30.8;47] 60.0% [48;71.2] 44.1% [39.4;48.9]
Attitude towards FP      
Husband is favourable to his wife using a FP method      
Reported by the husband 6.24*** [3.60;11.61] 9.84*** [2.27;88.36] 3.29 [0.85;18.57] 11.00* [1.19;515.7] 5.96*** [2.7;14.9]
Reported by the wife 2.60*** [1.95;3.49] 3.81*** [1.77;8.22] 2.25* [1.09;4.65] 6.00** [1.91;19.26] 2.46*** [1.64;3.71]
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001.