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Table 11 Multivariate-Cox proportional hazard analysis of factors associated with current contraceptive use among married women with at least one child < 2 years in Suraj intervention and control areas across Pakistan

From: Engaging with community-based public and private mid-level providers for promoting the use of modern contraceptive methods in rural Pakistan: results from two innovative birth spacing interventions

Variables Current contraceptive use
Prevalence ratio 95 % CI P Value
Suraj Intervention < is this an interaction term?>
 Control 1 - -
 Intervention 1.35 1.22–1.50 <0.001
Education
 Illiterate 1 - -
 Class 1 to 8 1.22 1.07–1.38 0.002
 Secondary and higher 1.43 1.26–1.62 <0.001
Province
 Sindh 1 - -
 Punjab 0.90 0.80–1.02 0.094
 KPK 0.87 0.76–0.99 0.039
Total children
 0–2 1 - -
 3–4 1.42 1.26–1.60 <0.001
 5+ 1.54 1.34–1.76 <0.001
Socio-economic Status
 Lowest SES 1 - -
 Middle SES 1.54 1.33–1.77 0.000
 Highest SES 1.97 1.72–2.26 0.000
Age in years    
 <25 1 -  
 >25 to < = 30 0.99 0.89–1.13 0.983
 >30 to < =35 1.12 0.95–1.31 0.171
 >35 1.21 1.05–1.39 0.009