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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate analysis for contraceptive discontinuation among reproductive age women in Ethiopia, 2016 EDHS

From: Prevalence and associated factors of contraceptive discontinuation among reproductive-age women in Ethiopia: using 2016 Nationwide Survey Data

Variables Contraceptive discontinuation
COR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value
Marital status     
 Married 0.88 (0.81, 1.06) 0.061 0.72 (0.57, 1.27) 0.361
 Never married/divorced/widowed/separated 1   1  
Residence     
 Urban 1   1  
 Rural 1.36 (1.26, 1.47) 0.003 1.94 (1.65, 2.28) 0.001
Educational status     
 No formal education 1.46 (1.27, 1.67) 0.001 1.68 (1.30, 2.17) 0.000
 Primary school 0.71 (0.62, 0.82) 0.002 1.26 (0.89, 1.56) 0.210
 Secondary school 0.68 (0.58, 0.80) 0.001 1.16 (0.92, 1.47) 0.301
 College/University 1   1  
Respondents current working status     
 Yes 1.46 (1.34, 1.58) 0.003 1.32 (0.91, 1.50) 0.191
 No 1   1  
Number of living children (parity)     
 None 0.82 (0.71, 0.97) 0.003 1.95 (1.19, 3.58) 0.005
 1 to 2 1.89 (1.63, 2.20) 0.004 1.25 (0.96, 1.64) 0.101
 3 to 4 0.66 (0.56, 0.78) 0.001 1.26 (0.94, 1.69) 0.122
 5 and more 1   1  
History of terminated pregnancy     
 Yes 2.76 (2.40, 3.16) 0.003 1.08 (0.89, 1.24) 0.435
 No 1   1  
Fertility preference     
 Wants within 2 years 0.42 (0.38, 0.47) 0.001 0.76 (0.47, 1.56) 0.082
 Wants after 2 years 0.24 (0.22, 1.07) 0.091 0.83 (0.66, 1.35) 0.074
 Wants no more children 0.12 (0.11, 0.14) 0.003 0.72 (0.51, 1.33) 0.083
 Undecided 1   1  
Husband wants to have an additional child?     
 Yes 3.35 (3.10, 3.6) 0.001 2.57 (2.03, 3.26) 0.000
 No 1   1  
Decision maker for using contraception     
 Mainly respondent 0.25 (0.21, 0.30) 0.001 0.54 (0.38, 0.77) 0.000
 Mainly husband/partner 0.31 (0.26, 0.36) 0.001 0.69 (0.47, 1.76) 0.176
 Jointly 0.33 (0.27, 0.39) 0.004 0.38 (0.29, 0.48) 0.001
 Others 1   1  
Knowledge on contraceptives     
 Good 2.79 (0.93, 3.44) 0.174 1.51 (0.49, 2.16) 0.301
 Poor 1   1  
Discussed about FP with healthcare worker     
 Yes 1   1  
 No 1.71 (1.07, 1.91) 0.040 1.28 (1.06, 1.54) 0.009
Counseled by healthcare worker about side effects     
 Yes 1   1  
 No 1.61 (1.43, 1.81) 0.003 2.01 (1.59, 2.52) 0.001