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Table 4 Binary logistic regression of knowledge of Family Planning among sexually active immigrant youths (N = 439)

From: Factors associated with knowledge about family planning and access to sexual and reproductive health services by sexually active immigrant youths in Hillbrow, South Africa: a cross-sectional study

Variable Adjusted Odds ratio 95% CI
Sex   
 Male 1 1
 Female 3.85*** 2.34–6.35
Age group   
 18–24 1 1
 25–29 2.14** 1.12–4.05
 30–34 3.87*** 2.00–7.49
Highest level of education attained   
 Primary/Incomplete secondary 1 1
 Complete secondary/Higher 1.22 0.71–2.08
Marital status   
 Single 1 1
 Married/Cohabiting 1.14 0.66–1.99
Wealth index   
 Poor 1 1
 Middle 1.83* 1.053–0.18
 Rich 2.55** 1.32–4.93
Migration status   
 Documented 1 1
 Undocumented 0.77 0.46–1.27
Discrimination in Hillbrow   
 Yes 1 1
 No 1.48 0.87–2.50
Social support in South Africa   
 Yes 1 1
 No 0.65 0.35–1.20
Information about family planning 6 months prior to survey   
 Yes 1 1
 No 0.17*** 0.10–0.29
Current use of family planning   
 Yes 1 1
 No 0.37** 0.19–0.70
  1. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05, AOR adjusted odds ratio