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Table 2 Multivariable analysis showing predictors of unintended pregnancy among sexually active adolescent girls in Kenya

From: "I was tricked": understanding reasons for unintended pregnancy among sexually active adolescent girls

Variables Had an unintended pregnancy Model 1
(Unadjusted Odds ratios)
Model 2
(Adjusted Odds ratios)
All 461 (41.5)   
County    
 Narok 181 (40.1) 1 1
 Homa bay 280 (42.5) 1.10 (0.86–1.41) 1.24 (0.94–1.62)
Place of residence    
 Urban 219 (42.3) 1 1
 Rural 242 (40.9) 0.94 (0.74–1.20) 1.64 (1.22–2.20)*
Age    
 15 years or less 25 (19.4) 1 1
 16 years 36 (28.6) 1.66 (0.93–2.98) 1.73 (0.94–3.21)
 17 years 57 (40.4) 2.82 (1.63–4.90)*** 2.66 (1.45–3.21)*
 18 years 150 (46.4) 3.61 (2.21–5.88)*** 3.20 (1.81–5.66)***
19 years 193 (49.4) 4.05 (2.51–6.55)*** 3.36 (1.88–6.02)***
Educational attainment    
 Secondary education or more 214 (37.9) 1 1
 Primary education or less 247 (45.2) 1.35 (1.06–1.72)* 1.50 (1.11–2.02)*
Orphan-hood status    
 Both parents alive 263 (38.5) 1 1
 Both parents dead 59 (53.6) 1.85 (1.23–2.78)* 1.37 (0.87–2.15)
 Only one parent alive 139 (44.0) 1.26 (0.96–1.65) 1.15 (0.85–1.55)
Employed in the last 6 months    
 Yes 131 (43.0) 1 1
 No 330 (41.0) 0.9 (0.71–1.20) 1.30 (0.96–1.76)
Marital status    
 Not married 247 (34.1) 1  
 Married 214 (55.6) 2.42 (1.88–3.12)*** 0.92 (0.66–1.29)
Own a mobile phone    
 Yes 249 (43.8) 1 1
 No 212 (39.1) 0.82 (0.65–1.05) 1.06 (0.80–1.41)
School attendance status    
 Out of school 358 (53.8) 1  
 Still in school 103 (23.2) 0.26 (0.20–0.34)*** 0.34 (0.24–0.48)***
Ever used any contraceptives methods    
 Yes 164 (31.8)   
 No 297 (49.9) 2.13 (1.67–2.73)*** 1.69 (1.25–2.29)*
  1. ***P-values?<?0.001
  2. *P-values less than 0.05