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Table 2 Logistic regression showing bivariate and multivariate odds ratio of married women (15–49 years) going for hysterectomy in Non-EAG states of India

From: Predictors of hysterectomy among married women 15–49 years in India

Background variables Odds Ratio (95%-CI) Adjusted Odds Ratio (95%-CI)
Age of women
  < 30 1.00 1.00
 30–34 3.56 (3.11–4.09)*** 2.42 (2.09–2.81)***
 35–39 6.63 (5.85–7.52)*** 3.86 (3.37–4.43)***
 40–44 10.94 (9.68–12.36)*** 5.89 (5.17–6.76)***
 45–49 16.39 (14.55–18.47)*** 8.60 (7.57–9.86)***
Child Ever Born
 0 1.00 1.00
 1 1.79 (1.49–2.14)*** 1.29 (1.03–1.61)*
 2+ 5.24 (4.47–6.14)*** 1.74 (1.41–2.14)***
Residence
 Rural 1.00 1.00
 Urban 0.99 (0.94–1.05) 0.99 (0.93–1.06)
Caste of Household
 SC & ST 1.00 1.00
 OBC 1.58 (1.48–1.69)*** 1.39 (1.29–1.50)***
 Other 1.56 (1.45–1.68)*** 1.49 (1.36–1.61)***
Religion
 Hindu 1.00 1.00
 Muslim 0.82 (0.75–0.91)*** 0.89 (0.79–1.00)*
 Christian 0.41 (0.36–0.47)*** 0.61 (0.53–0.71)***
 Sikh 1.36 (1.24–1.49)*** 1.46 (1.32–1.63)***
 Others 0.37 (0.30–0.45)*** 0.46 (0.35–0.59)***
Working
 Not working 1.00 1.00
 Working 1.77 (1.67–1.87)*** 1.47 (1.38–1.57)***
Household with Insurance
 No 1.00 1.00
 Yes 1.99 (1.88–2.10)*** 1.88 (1.77–2.00)***
Women Sterilized
 No 1.00 1.00
 Yes 3.06 (2.88–3.26)*** 1.55 (1.45–1.67)***
Education
 No/Primary school 1.00 1.00
 Secondary 0.54 (0.51–0.57)*** 0.66 (0.61–0.71)***
  Matriculation or higher 0.35 (0.33–0.38)*** 0.47 (0.42–0.50)***
Wealth Index
 Poor 1.00 1.00
 Middle 1.26 (1.17–1.35)*** 1.28 (1.18–1.40)***
 Rich 1.25 (1.17–1.33)*** 1.48 (1.36–1.60)***
  1. a) The first categories of the variables are reference categories; b) SC: Scheduled Caste, ST: Scheduled tribes, OBC: Other backward Classes; c) first two quintiles include ‘Poor’, third is ‘Middle’ and fourth & fifth are grouped as ‘Rich’; d) women having no schooling or less than 5 years of schooling are considered as <5 years of schooling; e) statistical significance levels: *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001