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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratios (AORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for predictors of current use of modern contraceptive methods among young married women in Dosso region, Niger 2016

From: Can community health workers increase modern contraceptive use among young married women? A cross-sectional study in rural Niger

  AORs† 95% CI P-value
Independent variable
 Visited by relais in the last three months (ref = no)
  Yes 1.94 1.07,3.51 0.03*
Sociodemographic variables
 Parity (continuous)
  1.94 1.59,2.37 < 0.001***
 Husband’s education (ref = none)
  Quranic school 1.70 0.92,3.11 0.09
  Government school 1.33 0.78,2.27 0.29
 Worked in the last 12 months (ref = no)
  Yes 0.62 0.39,0.98 0.04*
 District (ref = Dosso)
  Doutchi 2.76 1.55,4.92 0.001**
  Loga 2.13 1.16,3.89 0.01*
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  2. †Adjusted for all other covariates in the model. Covariates removed based on p-value of > 0.20 in bivariate chi-square tests include: husband’s number of wives, husband spent a period longer than 3 months away from village, household assets. Tribe was excluded because of collinearity with district. Covariates removed based on backwards model selection from full adjusted model with p > 0.10 include: wife’s age, husband’s age, wife’s schooling, husband spends majority of nights at wife’s compound, and food insecurity