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Table 11 Results of multinomial logistic regression for Tanzania: 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

  <16 years 16/17 years 18/19 years
   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 .95 .53 1.70 1.57* 1.04 2.37 1.78** 1.23 2.58
Zanzibar (ref)          
Western 3.49 .56 21.71 3.42** 1.38 8.49 2.90* 1.28 6.60
Northern 3.87 .62 24.07 1.63 0.64 4.15 1.80 .78 4.16
Central 4.22 .62 29.01 4.96** 1.87 13.21 4.31** 1.77 10.50
Southern Highlands 2.92 .46 18.65 1.89 0.74 4.84 3.12** 1.37 7.13
Lake 3.49 .56 21.80 2.78* 1.11 6.91 3.47** 1.54 7.83
Eastern 4.61 .74 28.86 2.52* 1.00 6.35 2.53* 1.10 5.83
Southern 5.06 .75 34.08 4.55** 1.72 12.03 5.13** 2.15 12.26
Highest quintile (ref)          
Lowest 3.10** 1.30 7.41 .94 .53 1.65 1.32 .79 2.19
Second 2.53* 1.03 6.21 1.35 .79 2.31 1.61 .99 2.61
Middle 3.10** 1.32 7.28 1.23 .73 2.08 1.55 .97 2.46
Fourth 4.25** 2.11 8.55 1.27 .82 1.98 1.51* 1.01 2.24
Literacy - whole sentence (ref)          
Literacy - cannot read sentence 5.46** 3.51 8.49 3.19** 2.37 4.30 1.49** 1.12 1.99
literacy - part of sentence 6.89** 3.41 13.92 3.47** 2.00 6.05 2.30** 1.35 3.92
  1. *Significant at the 5% level **Significant at the 1% level.