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Table 6 Association of use of LAPMCs and socio-demographic characteristics and others related factors of married women of Goba town, South East Ethiopia, September 2009

From: Demand for long acting and permanent methods of contraceptives and factors for non-use among married women of Goba Town, Bale Zone, South East Ethiopia

Variable Using LAPMs Crude Adjusted
Yes (%) No (%) OR OR
Age
<30 years 26 (6.9) 352(93.1) 0.62(0.37,1.04) 0.48(0.16,1.47)
≥ 30 years 38(10.7) 318(89.3) 1.00 1.00
Number of pregnancy
Zero 11(5.0) 208(95.0) 0.52(0.24, 1.13) 1.06(0.39, 2.90)
One/Two 16(8.9) 164(91.1) 0.96(0.47, 1.94) 0.86(0.31,2.38)
Three/Four 19(13.6) 121(86.4) 1.54(0.78, 3.06) 0.50(0.18, 1.38)
Five or more 18(9.2) 177(90.8) 1.00 1.00
Number of children alive
Zero 13(5.4) 226(94.6) 0.58(0.27, 1.27) 1.50(0.14, 16.45)
One/Two 21(10.7) 176(89.3) 1.20(0.59, 2.45) 0.74(0.15,3.79)
Three/Four 16(11.2) 127(88.8) 1.27(0.60, 2.70) 0.68(0.17,2.75)
Five or more 14(9.0) 141(91.0) 1.00 1.00
Educational status
Illiterate 4 (5.3) 72(94.7) 0.49(0.17,1.40) 0.93(0.26, 3.36)
Elementary 8 (5.4) 140(94.6) 0.50(0.23,1,09) 0.77(0.30, 2.01)
High school and above 52 (10.2) 458(89.8) 1.00 1.00
Religion     
Muslim 12(10.2) 149(92.5) 0.81(0.42,1.55) ***
Christian 52(9.1) 521(90.9) 1.00  
Occupation     
Government employed 17(12.6) 118(87.4) 1.69(0.94,3.05) 1.12(0.51, 2.47)
All others 47(7.8) 552(92.2 1.00 1.00
Monthly income     
< 500 Ethi. Birr 31(6.6) 439(93.4) 1.00 1.00
≥ 500 Ethi.Birr 33(12.5) 231(87.5) 2.02(1.21,3.39) 0.64(0.35, 1.16)
Main decider     
Self/Husband 11(4.2) 249(95.8) 1.00 1.00
Both together 53(11.2) 421(88.8) 2.85(1.46,5.56) 2.19(1.03, 4.65)
Number of discussion     
Once/Twice 5(1.6) 310(98.4) 1.00 1.00
More often 59(14.1) 360(85.9) 10.16(4.03,25.64) 4.57(1.72, 12.17)
Husband opinion     
Yes 59(11.0) 475(89.0) 4.84(1.92,12.25) 0.50(0.15, 1.73)
No 5 (2.5) 195(97.5) 1.00 1.00
Ever use     
Yes 49(36.6) 85(63.4) 22.48(12.08,41.87) 17.43(9.19,33.03)
No 15(2.5) 585(97.5) 1.00 1.00
  1. *** - Variables with P-value > 0.05 were not entered in to regression model.