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Table 9 Results of multinomial logistic regression for Uganda: 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%CI for Exp(B)   95%CI for Exp(B)   95%CI for Exp(B)
  Exp(B) Lower Upper Exp(B) Lower Upper Exp(B) Lower Upper
Rural 0.71 .38 1.33 1.12 0.66 1.90 1.57 0.93 2.66
Reference: South western          
Kampala 6.52** 2.17 19.59 2.38* 1.08 5.23 2.52** 1.25 5.07
Central 1 5.79** 2.04 16.39 3.90** 2.05 7.45 2.48** 1.42 4.32
Central 2 9.93** 3.66 27.00 5.14** 2.72 9.71 2.24* 1.24 4.04
East Central 8.34** 3.13 22.24 3.23** 1.68 6.22 1.96* 1.09 3.52
Eastern 9.96** 3.91 25.35 3.91** 2.14 7.13 3.06** 1.82 5.14
Northern 9.55** 3.42 26.65 4.31** 2.14 8.70 2.34* 1.23 4.48
Karamoja 0.68 .13 3.52 2.04 0.81 5.17 1.06 0.43 2.62
West Nile 1.26 .38 4.23 1.15 0.53 2.53 1.08 0.56 2.08
western 9.45** 3.61 24.72 3.51** 1.90 6.49 2.27** 1.34 3.85
Highest quintile (ref)          
Lowest 4.59** 2.10 10.02 4.10** 2.17 7.75 2.88** 1.58 5.27
Second 3.46** 1.66 7.19 3.19** 1.78 5.74 2.66** 1.54 4.60
Middle 1.82 .90 3.71 2.50** 1.47 4.24 2.40** 1.47 3.92
Fourth 3.12** 1.61 6.05 1.90* 1.11 3.28 2.49** 1.54 4.03
Catholic (ref)          
Protestant 0.74 .47 1.17 1.22 0.85 1.74 0.92 0.66 1.28
Muslim 2.23** 1.30 3.82 1.95* 1.21 3.15 1.79* 1.17 2.76
Pentecostal 1.11 .64 1.92 1.21 0.77 1.90 0.77 0.50 1.20
religion - other 2.12 .66 6.81 0.89 0.24 3.33 0.41 0.08 2.00
literacy - whole sentence (ref)          
literacy - cannot read sentence 6.99** 4.47 10.91 2.93** 2.01 4.28 2.79** 1.95 3.98
literacy - part of sentence 4.45** 2.57 7.71 2.49** 1.58 3.90 2.38** 1.56 3.64
  1. *Significant at the 5% level **Significant at the 1% level.