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Table 5 a Association between access to Sexual and Reproductive Health services and socio-demographic characteristics of immigrant youths. b Bivariate association between access to Sexual and Reproductive Health services and Reproductive Health characteristics

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

a
Variables Access to SRH services (N = 439) Base category = Access
No access Some access
RRR CI RRR CI
Sex     
 Male 1   1  
 Female 1.18 0.71–1.96 1.42 0.87–2.33
Age group     
 18–24 1   1  
 25–29 0.73 0.39–1.38 1.27 0.69–2.32
 30–34 0.74 0.41–1.34 0.98 0.55–1.75
Highest level of education attained     
 Primary/Incomplete secondary 1   1  
 Complete secondary/Higher 2.64*** 1.55–4.48 2.55*** 1.53–4.25
Marital status     
 Single 1   1  
 Married/Cohabiting 0.97 0.57–1.64 1.35 0.81–2.23
Wealth index     
 Poor 1   1  
 Middle 1.14 0.64–2.02 2.10** 1.22–3.61
 Rich 3.48*** 1.67–7.23 3.00** 1.42–6.30
b
Variable Access to SRH services (N = 439) Base category = Access
No access Some access
RRR CI RRR CI
Migration status     
 Documented 1   1  
 Undocumented 0.37*** 0.22–0.62 0.36*** 0.21–0.60
Duration of stay in Hillbrow     
 0–2 years 1   1  
 3–5 years 1.20 0.64–2.26 2.35** 1.24–4.45
 6–20 years 1.12 0.60–2.00 1.97* 1.04–3.73
Discrimination in Hillbrow     
 Yes 1   1  
 No 1.39 0.84–2.31 0.63 0.38–1.05
Social support in South Africa     
 Yes 1   1  
 No 0.72 0.40–1.29 0.53* 0.29–0.95
Information about family planning 6 months prior to survey     
 Yes 1   1  
 No 0.48** 0.28–0.80 0.29*** 0.17–0.48
Current use of family planning     
 Yes 1   1  
 No 0.56* 0.31–0.99 0.27*** 0.14–0.52
  1. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05; RRR relative risk ratio, CI Confidence interval