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Table 3 Multivariable associations with the belief that contraceptive use will cause infertility in married Ethiopian women who are not using contraception, from logistic regression equations

From: If fear of infertility restricts contraception use, what do we know about this fear? An examination in rural Ethiopia

Ethiopian Women ages 15–49 years (N = 700)    
  Individual 95% CI Interpersonal 95% CI
Age 0.98 [0.94–1.01] 0.97 [0.93–1.01]
Education 1.00 [0.85–1.18] 1.08 [0.89–1.30]
Religion 1.11 [0.96–1.30] 1.19 [1.00–1.43]
Number of pregnancies 1.03 [0.93–1.14] 1.04 [0.92–1.18]
Self-efficacy contraceptive use 0.74*** [0.63–0.87] 0.81* [0.68–0.98]
Health worker home visit in last 12 months and spoke about CU 1.01    [0.84–1.22]
Health facility visit in the last 12 months and spoke about CU    0.78* [0.65–0.95]
Husband supports contraceptive use    0.77** [0.65–0.93]
Husband will leave if infertile    3.06*** [2.52–3.72]
(Pseudo r-squared) (0.02**)   (0.20***)  
  1. Odds ratios are from logistic regression equations, when all main-effects have been entered. CU contraceptive use. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001