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Table 3 Determinants of mistimed and unwanted pregnancies, Kersa district, Eastern Ethiopia, 2010

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

Characteristics   Mistimed Unwanted
   AOR CI AOR CI
Age < 20 Years 1.000    1.000   
  20-29 Years 0.935 0.592 1.477 1.534 0.444 5.293
  30-39 Years 0.645 0.399 1.043 1.380 0.399 4.773
  40 + Years 0.943 0.545 1.633 4.028* 1.142 14.209
Educational level Literate 1.000    1.000   
  Illiterate 0.806 0.579 1.122 1.461 0.699 3.053
Residence Rural town 1.000    1.000   
  Rural 1.964* 1.049 3.679 0.973 0.409 2.315
Wealth status Rich 1.000    1.000   
  Middle 1.18 0.878 1.587 0.761 0.47 1.233
  Poor 1.689*** 1.267 2.251 0.962 0.608 1.522
Ever use of FP No 1.000    1.000   
  Yes 1.187 0.919 1.532 0.864 0.556 1.341
Parity Never give birth 1.000    1.000   
  1-4 birth 2.337*** 1.555 3.511 1.961 0.792 4.858
  5-6 birth 2.548*** 1.586 4.093 6.122*** 2.408 15.566
  7 + birth 3.111*** 1.869 5.177 14.342*** 5.717 35.983
Time to walk to the nearest HF < 40 min 1.000    1.000   
  40-79 min 1.261 0.945 1.684 0.774 0.487 1.231
  80 + min 2.576*** 1.649 4.023 1.436 0.685 3.010
LR chi2 225.47       
Pseudo R2 0.0730       
Prob > chi2 0.0000       
Log likelihood -1431.51       
  1. * = p < 0.05; ** = p < 0.01; *** = p < 0.001