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Table 3 Adjusted Odds Ratios obtained from the final step from multivariate logistic regression analysis

From: Prevalence, sociodemographic determinants and self-reported reasons for hysterectomy in India

Background Characteristics   Categories Exp(B) 95% CI for EXP(B)
Lower Upper
Age   30–34    
  35–39 1.763c 1.675 1.855
  40–44 2.815c 2.680 2.957
  45–49 3.840c 3.658 4.031
Women’s Education   No schooling    
  Primary .872c .836 .909
  Secondary .654c .628 .681
  Higher .447c .410 .486
Caste/tribe   Scheduled caste    
  Schedule tribe .896b .839 .957
  Other backward class 1.252c 1.202 1.304
  Other 1.203c 1.148 1.260
Religion   Hindu    
  Muslim .708c .673 .744
  Christian .980 .892 1.077
  Sikh 1.173a 1.035 1.331
  Buddhist/neo-Buddhist .499c .400 .622
  Others .832 .674 1.028
Place of Residence   Urban    
  Rural 1.463c 1.411 1.518
Wealth Index   Lowest    
  Second 1.350c 1.281 1.423
  Middle 1.575c 1.492 1.662
  Fourth 1.780c 1.679 1.888
  Highest 2.029c 1.896 2.170
Body mass Index   BMI < 25 kg/m2    
  BMI < 25 kg/m2 1.392c 1.348 1.438
  BMI = not available 1.120a 1.014 1.236
Marital Status   Currently married    
  Widow 1.503 .726 3.114
  Others 1.196 .584 2.451
Starting Age at First Cohabitation   Less than 15    
  15–19 .665c .641 .691
  20 and above .459c .438 .480
  Not applicable .397a .192 .820
Parity   None    
  Two-three 1.818c 1.632 2.026
  Three and above 1.850c 1.660 2.062
  North    
Region   Central 1.253c 1.179 1.332
  East 1.824c 1.715 1.939
  Northeast .659c .574 .756
  West 1.641*** 1.540 1.748
  South 2.061c 1.946 2.183
  Constant .031   
  1. a5% level of significance; b1% level of significance; c0.1% level of significance