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Table 4 Process outcomes

From: A randomized controlled trial of an intervention delivered by mobile phone app instant messaging to increase the acceptability of effective contraception among young people in Tajikistan

  Control % (n/N) Intervention % (n/N) proportional OR* (95% CI), p-value
Knowledge of effective contraception Mean = 4.00 [sd = 2.04] Mean = 4.08 [sd = 2.02] .08** (−.29–.44), 0.69
My friends would use the pill, IUD, injection or implant if they wanted to prevent pregnancy strongly disagree 3.70 (9/243) 1.33 (3/226) 1.40 (.97–2.01), 0.07
disagree 4.53 (11/243) 5.31 (12/226)
not sure 17.28 (42/243) 16.37 (37/226)
agree 64.61 (157/243) 59.29 (134/226)
strongly agree 9.88 (24/243) 17.70 (40/226)
My friends would talk to their husband/wife about contraception if they wanted to prevent a pregnancy strongly disagree 1.23 (3/243) 1.33 (3/226) 1.09 (.76–1.57), 0.64
disagree 5.35 (13/243) 6.64 (15/226)
not sure 16.05 (39/243) 15.93 (36/226)
agree 65.02 (158/243) 59.29 (134/226)
strongly agree 12.35 (30/243) 16.81 (38/226)
If you wanted to use the pill, IUD, injection or implant, how easy would it be for you to use it? (women only) very difficult 7.62 (8/105) 5.83 (6/103) 1.43 (.87–2.34), 0.16
difficult 17.14 (18/105) 9.71 (10/103)
not sure 27.62 (29/105) 29.13 (30/103)
easy 38.10 (40/105) 43.69 (45/103)
very easy 9.52 (10/105) 11.65 (12/103)
If you wanted to talk to your husband/wife about contraception, how easy would it be for you to talk to him/her? very difficult 3.70 (9/243) 3/10 (7/226) 1.22 (.86–1.73), 0.26
difficult 6.17 (15/243) 7.52 (17/226)
not sure 14.81 (36/243) 14.16 (32/226)
easy 60.49 (147/243) 53.10 (120/226)
very easy 14.81 (36/243) 22.12 (50/226)
If you wanted to use the pill, IUD, injection or implant, how certain are you that you could use it? (women only) very certain I could not 2.86 (3/105) 5.83 (6/103) .99 (.60–1.63), 0.96
certain I could not 6.67 (7/105) 7.77 (8/103)
not sure 38.10 (40/105) 32.04 (33/103)
certain I could 40.00 (42/105) 41.75 (43/103)
very certain I could 12.38 (13/105) 12.62 (13/103)
If you wanted to talk to your husband/wife about contraception, how certain are you that you could talk to him/her? very certain I could not 1.23 (3/243) 2.65 (6/226) 1.10 (.78–1.53), 0.60
certain I could not 13.17 (32/243) 12.39 (28/226)
not sure 16.46 (40/243) 16.81 (38/226)
certain I could 50.62 (123/243) 44.25 (100/226)
very certain I could 18.52 (45/243) 23.89 (54/226)
I intend to use the pill, IUD, injection or implant strongly disagree 4.76 (5/105) 2.91 (3/103) 1.37 (.84–2.25), 0.21
disagree 10.48 (11/105) 12.62 (13/103)
not sure 31.43 (33/105) 25.24 (26/103)
agree 39.05 (41/105) 34.95 (36/103)
strongly agree 14.29 (15/105) 24.27 (25/103)
Number of messages read all   32.16 (73/227)  
most 43.61 (99/227)
some 18.50 (42/227)
none 5.73 (13/227)
Proportion of intervention participants that stopped the intervention   29.07 (66/227)  
  1. *estimated from ordered logistic regression
  2. **mean difference