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Table 3 Adjusted analysis of variables associated with fertility intentions among positive women aged 18–49 years in Addis Ababa (n = 1855)

From: Fertility intentions among HIV positive women aged 18–49 years in Addis Ababa Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Fertility intension Odds ratio (95% CI)
Yes No AOR (95% CI)
Age ( years) N (%) N (%)  
18-24 112 (13.7) 77 (7.4) 1.00
25-29 284 (34.8) 238 (22.8) 0.81 (0.57-1.15)
30-34 245 (30.1) 301 (28.9) 0.60 (0.42-0.84)*
35-39 151 (18.5) 270 (26) 0.46 (0.31-0.66)
40-49 23 (2.8) 154 (14.8) 0.14 (0.08-0.24)
Marital status    
Single 190 (23.3) 171 (16.4) 1.00
Married/cohabited 485 (59.5 460 (44.2) 1.10 (0.34-1.41)
Widowed 47 (5.8) 236 (22.7) 0.26 (0.18-0.39)
Divorced 93 (11.4) 173 (16.6) 0.59 (0.42-0.83)
Educational status    
Illiterate 72 (8.8) 171 (16.4) 1.00
Informal education 57 (7.0) 93 (8.9.0) 1.43 (0.91-2.27)
Grade 1–8 completed 306 (37.5) 383 (36.8) 1.62 (1.15-2.27)*
Grade 9–12 completed 286 (35.1) 313 (36.8) 1.74 (1.21-2.50)
Above grade 12 94 (11.5) 80 (7.7) 2.16 (1.32-3.53)
Currently having partner/husband    
No 257 (31.5) 536 (51.5) 1.00
Yes 558 (68.5) 504 (48.5) 0.46 (0.25-0.84)
Number of living children    
0 384 (47.1) 174 (16.7) 1.00
1 301 (36.9) 304 (29.2) 0.34 (0.26-0.44)**
2 95 (11.7) 313 (30.1) 0.08 (0.06-0.11)
3+ 35 (4.3) 249 (23.9) 0.30 (0.02-0.06)
ART use    
ART- naïve 339 (41.6) 484 (46.5) 1.00
Receiving ART 476 (54.4) 556 (53.5) 1.26 (1.01-1.60)**
Partner tested #    
Yes 466 (44) 398 (37) 1.00
No 53 (5) 51 (5) 0.8 (0.6-1.3)
I do not know 39 (4) 55 (5) 0.6 (0.4-0.9)*
  1. # considers only those who have reported presence of partner =1062 * P value <0.05, **P value <0.001.