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Table 3 Weighted binary logistic regression analysis explaining the association between the experience of a recent crisis pregnancy and sexual health history, contraception access and demographic characteristics (n = 1273)

From: Factors associated with crisis pregnancies in Ireland: findings from three nationally representative sexual health surveys

Respondent characteristics SE Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Step 1: Sexual health history   
Sex education received   
No   1
Yes 0.27 0.50 (0.29-0.85)*
Age at first sexual intercourse   
17 years and younger   1
Over 17 years 0.26 0.42 (0.25-0.70)**
Contraception used at first sexual intercourse   
No   1
Yes 0.26 0.19 (0.12-0.32)***
Step 2: Demographic variables   
Sex education received   
No   1
Yes 0.27 0.57 (0.34-0.98)*
Age at first sexual intercourse   
17 years and younger   1
Over 17 years 0.26 0.65 (0.39-1.07)
Contraception used at first sexual intercourse   
No   1
Yes 0.26 0.21 (0.13-0.35)***
Respondent location   
Rural   1
Urban 0.25 0.91 (0.56-1.49)
Respondent age   
18-25 years 0.41 5.50 (2.46-12.30)***
26 - 35 years 0.32 1.92 (1.03-3.59)*
36-45 years   1
Social class   
Social class 1-2   1
Social class 3-4 0.33 1.40 (0.74-2.67)
Social class 5-6 0.50 1.11 (0.42-2.96)
Social class 7 0.41 2.65 (1.20-5.89)*
Relationship status   
Married   1
Cohabiting 0.40 0.54 (0.25-1.18)
Steady relationship 0.54 0.21 (0.07-0.59)**
Casual/no relationship 0.36 0.36 (0.18-0.73)**
Education   
Pre-leaving cert 0.35 2.29 (1.16-4.52)*
Leaving cert 0.30 1.00 (0.55-1.81)
Post leaving cert   1
Free medical care   
Full medical card 0.31 1.21 (0.66-2.22)
GP card only 0.48 1.37 (0.54-3.48)
No medical card   1
Migrant status   
Migrant after 16 0.34 0.99 (0.51-1.93)
Not a migrant after 16   1
  1. Note. SE standard error, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval. *p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < 0.001