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Table 1 Factors affecting total unmet need for family planning in Eastern Sudan using univariate and multivariate analyses, 2012

From: Factors affecting unmet need for family planning in Eastern Sudan

Variable Univariate analyses Multivariate analyses
  OR 95% CI P-value OR 95% CI P-value
Age, years 1.00 .98-1.02 0.679 1.01 .99-1.04 0.134
Age at marriage, years 1.04 .98-1.03 0.570 1.01 .98-1.04 0.311
Parity ≥3 .701 .52-.92 0.014 0.92 .66-1.30 0.665
Women's education < secondary level 8.10 5.91-11.11 0.000 7.86 5.62-10.98 0.000
Husband’s education< secondary level 2.00 1.51-2.65 0.000 1.91 1.36-2.67 0.000
Rural residence .993 .87-1.12 0.909 1.00 .87-1.14 0.972
Occupation, housewife 3.39 2.12-5.44 0.000 4.32 2.58-7.23 0.000
Experience of child death .893 .35-2.24 0.809 1.03 .35-2.98 0.954
  1. Abbreviations: OR, Odds Ratio; CI, confidence interval.