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Table 4 Factors associated with modern contraceptive use among married men in need of contraception in Afghanistan, 2017: Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression

From: Factors associated with reported modern contraceptive use among married men in Afghanistan

VariableCrude OR (95% Confidence Intervals)
n = 803
p-valueAdjusted OR (95% Confidence Intervals)
n = 760
p-value
IDP status
 Non-IDPRef Ref 
 IDP0.39 (0.28, 0.54)< 0.0011.14 (0.59, 2.19)0.700
Urban vs rural location
 RuralRef Ref 
 Urban0.85 (0.64, 1.13)0.2670.97 (0.62, 1.53)0.901
Wife’s involvement in household decision-making
 Wife not involved in decisionsRef Ref 
 Wife involved in some decisions2.01 (1.24, 3.26)0.0051.73 (0.99, 3.03)0.057
 Wife involved in all decisions4.16 (2.72, 6.37)< 0.0012.57 (1.51, 4.37)< 0.001
Attitudes towards IPV
 IPV justified in ≥1 circumstanceRef Ref 
 IPV not justified in any circumstance1.80 (1.34, 2.41)< 0.0010.98 (0.67, 1.42)0.906
Province of interview
 KabulRef Ref 
 Balkh0.61 (0.33, 1.14)0.1210.51 (0.20, 1.27)0.147
 Bamyan2.14 (1.26, 3.66)0.0052.51 (1.03, 6.08)0.042
 Herat1.06 (0.48, 2.35)0.8801.19 (0.44, 3.25)0.730
 Kandahar0.65 (0.34, 1.26)0.2040.71 (0.32, 1.56)0.392
 Nangarhar0.34 (0.19, 0.59)< 0.0010.30 (0.13, 0.66)0.003
 Takhar3.99 (2.37, 6.72)< 0.0013.07 (1.22, 7.69)0.017
Age(n = 802)   
 18–24 yearsRef Ref 
 25–30 years1.82 (1.13, 2.95)0.0150.98 (0.54, 1.79)0.952
 31–40 years2.26 (1.41, 3.62)0.0010.70 (0.35, 1.38)0.301
 41–49 years1.74 (1.06, 2.85)0.0290.29 (0.13, 0.65)0.002
Owns radio and/or television
 Does not own radio/televisionRef Ref 
 Owns a radio/television2.14 (1.52, 3.01)< 0.0011.69 (1.10, 2.59)0.016
Owns motorized vehicle
 Does not own motorcycle and/or carRef Ref 
 Owns a motorcycle and/or car2.13 (1.60, 2.84)< 0.0011.39 (0.95, 2.04)0.086
Education level
 No educationRef Ref 
 Any formal education1.70 (1.27, 2.28)< 0.0011.42 (0.97, 2.08)0.073
Number of living children(n = 802)   
 0–1 childrenRef Ref 
 2–3 children1.89 (1.24, 2.88)0.0032.56 (1.49, 4.40)< 0.001
 4–5 children2.65 (1.74, 4.05)< 0.0014.94 (2.65, 9.21)< 0.001
 6 or more children1.65 (1.08, 2.54)0.0225.75 (2.84, 11.66)< 0.001