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Table 6 Multinomial logistic regression analysis on access to Sexual and Reproductive Health services by immigrant youths

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 Base outcome (Access to SRH services)
No access to SRH services (n = 156) Some access to SRH services (n = 182)
ARRR 95% CI ARRR 95% CI
Sex     
 Male 1 1 1 1
 Female 0.80 0.44–1.43 0.86 0.49–1.53
Age group     
 18–24 1 1 1 1
 25–29 0.74 0.36–1.51 1.21 0.55–2.26
30–34 0.75 0.36–1.55 0.72 0.35–1.48
Highest level of education attained     
 Primary/Incomplete secondary 1 1 1 1
 Complete secondary/Higher 1.89* 1.06–3.36 1.68 0.95–2.95
Marital status     
 Single 1 1 1 1
 Married/Cohabiting 0.92 0.51–1.74 1.18 0.63–2.20
Wealth index     
 Poor 1 1 1 1
 Middle 0.94 0.51–1.73 1.59 0.88–2.88
 Rich 2.25* 1.0–05.07 1.56 0.68–3.55
Migration status     
 Documented 1 1 1 1
 Undocumented 0.49* 0.27–0.88 0.51* 0.29–0.91
Discrimination in Hillbrow     
 Yes 1 1 1 1
 No 2.06** 1.15–3.67 1.02 0.57–1.82
Information about family planning 6 months prior to survey     
 Yes 1 1 1 1
 No 0.49* 0.26–0.90 0.38** 0.21–0.70
Current use of family planning     
 Yes 1 1 1 1
 No 0.68 0.36–1.27 0.31*** 0.16–0.62
  1. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05; CI confidence interval, ARRR adjusted relative risk ratio