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Table 3 Factors associated with the number of IUDs inserted in the last month (OLS regression)

From: Clinical training alone is not sufficient for reducing barriers to IUD provision among private providers in Pakistan

  (1)
Facility type + provider type + network member
(n = 566)
(2)
+ network member
(n = 566)
(3)
+ experience in IUD insertion
(n = 566)
(4)
+ age/parity related barriers + medical safety concerns
(n = 566)
Constant 3.50*** 2.66*** -0.51 1.79
Type of facility     
   Clinic (r) (r) (r) (r)
   Hospital 1.65* 1.86* 1.75* 1.87**
   Maternity home 0.09 -0.01 -0.01 0.30
Type of provider     
   Doctor (r) (r) (r) (r)
   LHV/other 2.38*** 2.09** 1.82** 1.55**
Network membership     
   No (r) (r) (r) (r)
   Yes 1.52* 1.05 0.69 0.63
Trained in last 3 years in FP clinical skills     
   No   (r) (r) (r)
   Yes   2.02** 1.50* 1.73**
Insertions in career     
   < 45    (r)  
   45 or more    4.77*** 4.50***
Correct knowledge of IUD effectiveness/duration     
Incorrect knowledge, either     (r)
Correct knowledge of both     0.07
Age/parity-related barriers     
Number of barriers     -0.52*
Medical safety/client satisfaction concerns     
Number of concerns     -0.57*
Concern about history of spontaneous abortion     
Would not recommend IUD     (r)
Would recommend IUD     -0.24
Concern about history of ectopic pregnancy     
Would not recommend IUD     (r)
Would recommend IUD     0.50
R-squared 4.0% 5.8% 12.6% 14.4%
  1. *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01 ***p < 0.001