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Table 5 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of FGM and effects on women’s health among reproductive age group women in Keffa zone, Southwest, Ethiopia, 2019

From: Female genital mutilation: prevalence, associated factors and health consequences among reproductive age group women in Keffa Zone, Southwest, Ethiopia

Variables Category COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Marital status Single 1 1
Married 0.32 (0.15–0.70) 0.90 (0.22–3.77)
Widowed 2.23 (0.85–5.88) 0.78 (0.10–1.87)
Divorced 1.55 (0.485–4.93) 3.34 (0.89–12.60)
Residence Rural 2.46 (1.20–5.03) 6.74 (2.70–16.85)*
Urban 1 1
Religion Orthodox 1 1
Muslim 0.24 (0.07–0.85) 0.19 (0.07–0.53)*
Protestant 0.05 (0.01–0.22) 0.54 (0.30–0.98)*
Other© 0.09 (0.02–0.33) 2.49 (0.59–10.54)
Educational status of mother Illiterate 0.39 (0.18–0.83) 1.03 (0.31–3.38)
Primary (1–8) 0.18 (0.08–0.41) 0.39 (0.13–1.22)
Secondary (9–12) 0.91 (0.39–2.16) 0.76 (0.27–2.17)
Diploma and above 1 1
Educational status of the husband Illiterate 0.41 (0.24–0.71) 0.20 (0.02–1.67)
Primary (1–8) 0.30 (0.17–0.52) 0.18 (0.02–1.42)
Secondary (9–12) 0.99 ( 0.51–1.94) 0.53 (0.07–3.84)
Diploma and above 1 1
Occupational status of the husband Farmer 1 1
Merchant 2.76 (1.73–4.41) 7.29 (3.66–14.51)*
Laborer 1.77 (0.88–3.54) 2.70 (1.14–6.40)*
Govn’t employee 3.35 (2.02–5.53) 0.92 (0.12–7.21)
Other** 8.05 (2.49–26.06) 6.70 (1.55–28.95)*
Ever heard circumcision Yes 1 1
No 5.53 (0.74–41.56) 0.15 (0.02–1.22)
Attitude towards FGM Positive attitude 1.56 (1.10–2.22) 1.40 (0.89–2.20)
Negative attitude 1 1
Knowledge of women on immediate consequences of FGM Good knowledge 1 1
Poor knowledge 0.58 (0.36-.92) 1.37 (0.63–2.98)
Have no information 0.79 (0.46–1.36) 1.16 (0.65–2.09)
Knowledge of women on chronic consequences of FGM Good knowledge 1 1
Poor knowledge 0.61 (0.38–0.97) 0.98 (0.45–2.12)
Have no information 0.70 (0.41–1.20) 0.58 (0.56–37)
  1. **Driver, students
  2. *Statistically significant
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