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Table 5 Logistic regression of modern family planning use on Socio-cultural factors

From: Determinants of modern family planning use among women of reproductive age in the Nkwanta district of Ghana: a case–control study

  Family planning Bivariate Multivariate
   OR. (95% C.I) AOR. (95% C.I)
Religion-Islam Yes 0.51 (0.22, 1.21) 1.15 (0.22, 5.91)
No 1.00  
Woman can go out alone to hosp. Yes 2.1 (0.84, 5.28) 1.23 (0.20, 7.44)
No 1.00  
Approval of mother/father-in law/parent Yes 0.96 (0.46, 1.99) 0.57 (0.21, 1.60)
No 1.00  
Discussion with partner Yes 4.67 (2.88,7.58)** 2.45 (0.79, 7.53)
No 1.00  
Partner approval Yes 4.33 (2.55,7.36)** 1.70 (0.48, 6.01)
No 1.00  
Preference for less than 4 children by women Yes 1.19 (0.72, 1.97) 3.54 (0.72, 17.34)
No 1.00  
Preference for less than 4 children by partner Yes 1 (0.56, 1.77) 0.33 (0.06, 1.84)
No 1.00  
Women’s belief that use cause anger from God Yes 0.85 (0.53, 1.38) 0.94 (0.25, 3.61)
No 1.00  
Women’s belief that use makes woman unhealthy Yes 0.74 (0.45, 1.21) 1.06 (0.23, 4.87)
No 1.00  
Women’s belief that use makes woman promiscuous Yes 0.72 (0.42, 1.22) 0.06 (0.01, 0.47)**
No 1.00  
Partner’s belief that use causes anger from God Yes 0.74 (0.44, 1.23) 1.83 (0.35, 9.51)
No 1.00  
Partner’s belief that use makes woman unhealthy Yes 0.88 (0.53, 1.45) 1.96 (0.38, 10.27)
No 1.00  
Partner’s belief that use makes woman promiscuous Yes 0.94 (0.57, 1.55) 2.48 (0.44, 13.84)
  No 1.00  
  1. **Denote P-value < 0.01.