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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with couples contraceptive practice, Jimma zone, Ethiopia, 2014

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

  Full model Best model
  OR (95% CI) p- OR (95% CI) p-value
Age (yrs)         
 Husband 1.01 0.99 1.04 0.35     
 Wife 0.94 0.9 0.97 <0.001 0.95 0.92 0.98 <0.001
Desire to have more children         
 Husband 0.64 0.4 1.02 0.06 0.6 0.38 0.94 0.03
 Wife 0.9 0.57 1.41 0.64     
Husband supports his wife to use FP 2.07 1.29 3.63 0.01 2.17 1.37 3.79 <0.001
FP was previously discussed within the couple         
 Reported by the husband 2.48 1.54 4.02 <0.001 2.39 1.5 3.82 <0.001
 Reported by the wife 5.79 3.78 9.01 <0.001 5.37 3.56 8.21 <0.001
Husband is responsible for final decision-making regarding FP         
 Reported by the husband 0.74 0.34 1.6 0.44     
 Reported by the wife 0.69 0.42 1.13 0.14 0.7 0.44 1.13 0.15
Wife can use FP method without husband’s consent         
 Reported by the husband 1.45 0.92 2.28 0.11 1.54 1.01 2.36 0.05
 Reported by the wife 1.23 0.82 1.86 0.33