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Table 3 Odds ratios (from a logistic regression) associated with intention to use a contraceptive method among women not currently using a contraceptive method

From: Intentions to use contraceptives in Pakistan: implications for behavior change campaigns

  Intend using a contraceptive method in next 12 months
(n = 1045)
Beliefs and perceptions  
My in-laws support FP 1.99*** (1.59-2.47)
Child-spacing protects mother's health, caring spouses use FP 1.54*** (1.22-1.95)
I have access to choice of methods, and facilities with competent providers 1.35** (1.10-1.65)
Providers can be trusted to maintain confidentiality, to advise on method use and side-effects 0.96 (0.79-1.16)
I am not able to discuss FP with spouse or convince spouse to use FP 0.81* (0.67-0.98)
Husband decides if wife can use family planning, God decides # of children 0.74** (0.60-0.90)
Family planning can harm a woman's womb, modern method can be very dangerous 0.80* (0.65-0.98)
Province (ref: Sindh)  
   Punjab 2.41** (1.40-4.17)
   Frontier 2.07* (1.00-4.27)
   Baluchistan 1.00 (0.27-3.76)
Urban (ref: rural) 1.20 (0.76-1.88)
Age (ref: 35 plus)  
   15-19 5.01*** (2.25-11.15)
   20-24 3.95*** (2.07-7.54)
   25-29 3.03*** (1.70-5.42)
   30-34 1.01 (0.54-1.90)
Number of living children (ref: 0-3)  
   4-5 1.72* (1.03-2.88)
   6 or more 1.52 (0.81-2.86)
Fertility desires
(ref: want more or undecided)
 
Do not want more children 2.42** (1.46-4.00)
Education (ref: none)  
   Primary 1.60 (0.85-3.01)
   Middle 0.90 (0.52-1.57)
   Secondary 0.99 (0.49-2.00)
   Matriculate and higher 1.86 (0.83-4.15)
Pseudo R2 22.2%
  1. *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01 ***p < 0.001