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Table 10 Results of multinomial logistic regression for Kenya: outcome variables - first birth <16 years, 16/17 years and 18/19 years (comparison group no birth under the age of 20 years)

From: Adolescent first births in East Africa: disaggregating characteristics, trends and determinants

  Age<16 Age 16/17 Age 18/19
   95%Confidence interval for Exp(B)   95%Confidence interval for Exp(B)   95%Confidence interval for Exp(B)
  Exp(B) Lower Upper Exp(B) Lower Upper Exp(B) Lower Upper
Rural 1.02 0.47 2.23 1.78* 1.06 3.00 0.86 0.54 1.38
Central (ref)          
Nairobi 10.32 0.63 168.25 0.70 0.28 1.72 0.59 0.29 1.21
North Western 17.01 0.94 307.36 2.16 0.54 8.65 0.54 0.15 1.92
Coast 28.81** 2.00 415.00 2.28 1.03 5.02 1.60 0.84 3.06
Eastern 6.46 0.45 92.99 1.27 0.65 2.50 1.18 0.70 1.99
Nyanza 40.51* 3.03 541.70 3.65** 2.01 6.64 1.74* 1.05 2.88
Rift Central 27.19* 2.05 360.93 2.21 1.24 3.95 0.90 0.55 1.46
Western 6.02 0.40 90.21 1.47 0.74 2.91 1.19 0.69 2.06
Protestant          
Catholic 1.77* 1.11 2.83 1.00 0.70 1.42 0.99 0.71 1.36
Muslim 0.96 0.38 2.43 0.68 0.30 1.54 1.31 0.72 2.39
No religion 2.36 0.71 7.85 4.10 1.41 11.89 1.62 0.48 5.51
Highest quintile (ref)          
Lowest 6.24** 2.50 15.56 1.65 0.91 3.00 4.11** 2.28 7.42
Second 2.68* 1.09 6.55 1.11 0.64 1.93 2.44** 1.41 4.23
Middle 3.26* 1.37 7.77 1.15 0.67 1.96 2.33** 1.37 3.97
Fourth 2.01 0.90 4.48 0.78 0.47 1.29 1.76* 1.11 2.79
literacy - whole sentence (ref)          
literacy - cannot read sentence 6.73** 3.78 12.00 2.39 1.40 4.08 1.59 0.96 2.65
literacy - part of sentence 2.11* 1.15 4.00 3.16 2.09 4.77 2.24** 1.49 3.35
  1. *Significant at the 5% level **Significant at the 1% level.