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Table 3 Association of ideation and different demographic factors with intention to use contraceptives, multiple binary logistic regression

From: Determinants of intention to use family planning methods in the four emerging regions of Ethiopia: an ideation score based assessment

Variable Afar Benishangul-Gumuz Gambela Somali
AOR AOR AOR AOR
Residence     
 Rural (comparison group)     
  Urban 3.08* 0.87 0.59 NS
Education     
 No education(comparison group)     
  Primary
  Secondary
  Above secondary
1.22*
1.15
3.58*
1.79*
5.06*
1.29
2.26
1.50
0.78
1.48
0.77
1.03
Age (years)     
 15–24 (comparison group)     
 25–34
 35–49
0.76
0.54
0.49*
0.13*
0.97
0.36*
0.69
0.29*
Partner’s education     
 No education (comparison group)     
  Primary
  Secondary
  Above secondary
0.56
0.93
0.71
1.63
2.73
2.50
0.75
1.09
0.87
0.31
0.63
0.70
Marital status     
 Never married (comparison group)     
  Married/cohabited
  Divorced/widowed
NS 0.59
0.60
NS NS
Exposure to radio or TV     
 No (comparison group)     
 Yes 1.75 0.80 1.19 1.50
Family income     
 Lowest (comparison group)     
  Second
  Middle
  Fourth
  Higher
NS NS 0.48
0.39
0.47
0.63
1.52
1.53
1.17
0.83
Religion     
 Muslim (comparison group)     
 Non-Muslim 3.28 NS 1.21 3.33
Attend on religious services     
 At least once a day (comparison group)     
 At least once a week
 At least once a month
 Never/few times a year
1.23
0.88
0.57
1.91
2.19
2.79*
1.85*
1.15
1.86
2.03
1.37
1.61
Employment status     
 House wife(comparison group)     
 Pastoralist
 Farmer
 Employed
 Other
NS 0.97
0.92
0.66
0.50
NS 0.26
0.24
0.61
0.47
Prior contraceptive use     
 Yes (comparison group)     
 No 0.29* 0.59 0.18* 0.07*
No. of children     
 Zero (comparison group)     
  1–2
  3–4
  \(\ge 5\)
0.43
0.32*
0.29*
3.07*
3.13*
6.24*
0.32*
0.31*
0.15*
1.79
1.35
2.24
Ideational factors
 Contraception awareness 6.06* 1.22 1.88 4.22
 Self-efficacy 3.85* 4.76* 6.25* 3.45*
 Rejection of myth and rumor 2.34* 2.83* 2.0* 1.13
 Intra-family discussion 1.42 0.48 0.49 1.66
 Family support 1.54* 0.96 1.28 1.39
  1. NS not selected by the simple binary logistic regression, AOR adjusted odds ratio
  2. *p-value < 0.05