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Table 5 Association between EC attitude and sociodemographic status of female undergraduate students of AAU, March, 2010(n = 368)

From: Assessing knowledge, attitude, and practice of emergency contraception: a cross- sectional study among Ethiopian undergraduate female students

Variables Attitude 95% CI Crude OR 95% CI adjusted OR
  positive negative   
Age     
26-29 5 1 1.0 1.0
23-26 8 2 1.25(0.08-17.65) 1.37(0.08-21.22)
20-23 44 22 2.50(0.27-22.72) 2.80(0.27-28.45)
17-20 52 55 4.43(0.50-39.14) 4.22(0.42-41.73)
Religion     
Muslim 11 11 1.0 1.0
Christian 108 69 1.56(0.64-3.80) 1.89(0.70-5.15)
Department     
Health science 26 13 1.0 1.0
Non Health Science 93 67 0.69(0.33-1.44) 0.95(0.43-2.09)
Region     
Addis Ababa 53 34 1.0 1.0
Out of Addis Ababa 66 46 0.92(0.51-1.63) 1.07(0.56-2.04)
Marital Status     
Married 13 4 1.0 1.0
Non-Married 106 76 0.42(0.13-1.36) 0.72(0.18-2.74)
Family Monthly Income     
> 500 99 56 1.0 1.0
150-499 20 24 2.12(1.07-4.17)* 2.47(1.06-5.78)**
Mother's education     
> 8th grade 57 33 1.0 1.0
< 8th grade 61 47 1.33(0.75-2.36) 1.34(0.58-3.08)
Father's education     
> 8th grade 76 52 1.0 1.0
< 8th grade 41 27 0.96(0.52-1.75) 0.57(0.24-1.36)
  1. *statistically significant
  2. ** Statistically significant after adjusted for other variables shown on the table.