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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants by pregnancy intention, Kersa, 2010

From: Predictors of unintended pregnancy in Kersa, Eastern Ethiopia, 2010

Characteristics   Total
n = 2,072
Unintended
n = 578
Intended
n = 1,494
Crude OR CI p = value
Age < 20 Years 159 21.4 78.6 1.000    
  20-29 Years 888 27.0 73.0 1.362 0.906 2.046 0.137
  30-39 Years 794 26.5 73.6 1.322 0.877 1.993 0.183
  40 + Years 231 40.7 59.3 2.523 1.591 4.000 0.000
Educational level Literate 299 23.8 76.2 1.000    
  Illiterate 1773 28.6 71.4 1.286 0.967 1.711 0.084
Residence Rural town 152 14.5 85.5 1.000    
  Rural 1920 29.0 71.0 2.049 1.517 3.825 0.000
Wealth status Rich 589 23.8 76.2 1.000    
  Middle 730 25.5 74.5 1.096 0.852 1.411 0.474
  Poor 753 33.5 66.5 1.613 1.266 2.056 0.000
Ever use of FP No 1,566 27.4 72.6 1.000    
  Yes 506 29.5 70.5 1.106 0.887 1.38 0.371
Parity Never give birth 297 13.8 86.2 1.000    
  1-4 birth 1150 26.5 73.5 2.254 1.581 3.213 0.000
  5-6 birth 362 31.8 68.2 2.907 1.954 4.324 0.000
  7 + birth 263 44.5 55.5 5.004 3.322 7.537 0.000
Gravidity Never give birth 100 15.0 85.0 1.000    
  1-4 birth 1242 24.7 75.3 1.861 1.059 3.270 0.031
  5-6 birth 602 32.6 67.4 2.736 1.540 4.860 0.001
  7 + birth 128 46.9 53.1 5.000 2.612 9.573 0.000
Main source of health care Health Post 433 37.9 62.1 1.000    
  Health Center 1616 25.3 74.7 0.554 0.443 0.693 0.000
  Hospital/other 23 26.1 73.9 0.579 0.224 1.498 0.260
Time to walk to the nearest HF < 40 min 568 23.1 76.9 1.000    
  40-79 min 1365 28.3 71.7 1.315 1.047 1.652 0.018
  80 + min 139 43.9 56.1 2.609 1.770 3.844 0.000
  1. Crude odds ratio: are calculated using logistic regression. Intended pregnancy is coded as = 0 and Unintended as = 1
  2. P values are based on results from crude logistic regression.