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Table 5 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analyses for factors associated with RH knowledge level among rural women aged 20–39 years, Hunan, China, 2018 (n = 973)

From: Reproductive health status and related knowledge among women aged 20–39 years in rural China: a cross-sectional study

CharacteristicsRH knowledge level
f (%)
COR
(95%CI)
AOR
(95%CI)
LowHigh
Education
 Senior high school or less419 (55.9)330 (44.1)1.36 (1.18–1.57)*1.40 (1.13–1.74)*
 College or more91 (43.1)120 (52.9)1.01.0
Occupation
 Students29 (60.1)20 (39.9)0.73 (0.54–0.99)*1.02 (0.45–2.50)
 Farmers or workers311 (59.4)213 (40.7)0.57 (0.40–0.82)*0.65 (0.42–1.01)
 Civil servants/administrators10 (34.5)19 (65.5)1.58 (0.69–3.62)0.47 (0.15–1.47)
 Professional technicians15 (21.7)54 (78.3)2.99 (1.55–5.76)*3.53 (0.98–8.87)
 Business/service personnel54 (44.3)68 (55.7)1.05 (0.65–1.69)0.85 (0.47–1.52)
 Unemployed69 (45.4)83 (54.6)1.01.0
Marital status
 Married427 (51.0)410 (49.0)0.56 (0.38–0.81)*0.93 (0.36–2.43)
 Unmarried88 (65.2)47 (34.8)1.01.0
Average monthly household income (CNY)
 <¥3000179 (62.8)106 (37.2)0.41 (0.26–0.65)*0.81 (0.43–1.52)
 ¥3000–4999159 (49.1)165 (50.9)0.72 (0.45–1.13)1.20 (0.65–2.22)
 ¥5000–7999132 (51.4)125 (48.6)0.65 (0.41–1.05)1.11 (0.59–2.08)
  ≥ ¥800040 (40.8)58 (59.2)1.01.0
Having sexual experience
 Yes410 (50.2)407 (49.8)0.50 (0.34–0.74)*1.35 (0.57–3.19)
 No90 (66.7)45 (33.3)1.01.0
Use of emergency contraceptives
 Yes86 (37.4)144 (62.6)0.53 (0.42–0.80)*0.80 (0.50–1.30)
 No430 (57.9)313 (42.1)1.01.0
Number of children
 0124 (63.9)70 (36.1)0.57 (0.40–0.81)*0.59 (0.29–1.17)
 1181 (50.4)178 (49.6)0.99 (0.75–1.32)0.93 (0.64–1.33)
  ≥ 2211 (50.2)209 (49.8)1.01.0
No history of gynecopathy
 Yes383 (59.3)263 (40.7)2.21 (1.68–2.91)*2.06 (1.39–3.04)*
 No127 (39.7)193 (60.3)1.01.0
No discomfort in the past two weeks
 Yes435 (54.9)358 (45.2)1.63 (1.17–2.28)*1.49 (0.92–2.41)
 No73 (42.7)98 (57.3)1.01.0
Did you acquire knowledge from medical staff
 Yes243 (42.3)331 (57.7)0.34 (0.26–0.45)*0.26 (0.15–0.44)*
 No264 (68.4)122 (31.6)1.01.0
Did you acquire knowledge from radio and television
 Yes124 (43.5)161 (56.5)0.59 (0.45–0.78)*0.90 (0.52–1.81)
 No383 (56.7)293 (43.3)1.01.0
Did you acquire knowledge from internet
 Yes207 (44.4)259 (55.6)0.52 (0.40–0.67)*0.50 (0.30–0.83)*
 No300 (60.6)195 (39.4)1.01.0
Did you acquire knowledge from WeChat/micro-blog
 Yes129 (37.3)217 (62.7)0.37 (0.28–0.49)*0.26 (0.15–0.45)*
 No378 (61.5)237 (38.5)1.01.0
Did you acquire knowledge from books, newspapers, magazines
 Yes74 (39.8)112 (60.2)0.52 (0.38–0.72)*1.04 (0.52–1.68)
 No433 (55.9)342 (44.1)1.01.0
Did you acquire knowledge from poster
 Yes30 (25.2)89 (74.8)0.26 (0.17–0.40)*0.63 (0.41–1.02)
 No477 (56.7)365 (43.4)1.01.0
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. *The arrows in the figure represent only correlation