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Table 6 Association between EC usage and socidemographic 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 Usage 95% CI Crude OR 95% CI Adjusted OR
  Yes No   
Age     
26-29 2 3 1.0 1.0
23-26 2 9 3.00(0.28-31.63) 3.57(0.22-56.58)
20-23 11 27 1.63(0.24-11.18) 1.89(0.15-22.60)
17-20 12 21 1.16(0.17-7.99) 0.92(0.07-11.71)
Religion     
Christian 23 57 1.0 1.0
Muslim 4 2 0.41(0.09-1.78) 0.26(0.04-1.53)
Department     
Health science 1 11 1.0 1.0
Non Health Science 26 50 5.83(0.71-47.74) 7.85(0.84-73.39)
Region     
Addis Ababa 7 20 1.0 1.0
Out of Addis Ababa 20 41 1.32(0.47-3.66) 1.35(0.43-4.24)
Marital Status     
Married 7 15 1.0 1.0
Non-Married 20 46 0.87(0.30-2.48) 0.56(0.14-2.14)
Family Monthly Income     
> 500 23 52 1 1
150-499 4 9 1.01(0.28-3.63) 1.18(0.23-5.92)
Mother's education     
> 8th grade 13 29 1.0 1.0
< 8th grade 14 31 0.96(0.38-2.389) 2.04(0.472-8.872)
Father's education     
> 8th grade 17 43 1.0 1.0
< 8th grade 10 18 0.67(0.25-1.75) 0.38(0.09-1.62)
  1. N.B: Only sexually active participants who ever heard of EC are included.
  2. : Adjusted OR of each variable is obtained after adjusting it for all other variables shown in the table.