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Table 5 Factors associated with awareness of secondary school female students on methods of contraception, Mekelle town, northern Ethiopia, 2012

From: Sexual and reproductive health communication and awareness of contraceptive methods among secondary school female students, northern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Had awareness    
Yes No COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) p-value
Age in years      
13-15 163 25 1 1  
16-17 345 52 1.02(0.61, 1.70) 0.76(0.44, 1.33) 0.339
18-21 208 14 2.28(1.15, 4.52) 1.00(0.41, 2.46) 0.999
Educational level      
Junior school (grade 9th & 10th) 391 68 1 1  
Senior school (grade 11th & 12nd) 325 23 2.46(1.50, 4.03) 1.90(0.98, 3.67) 0.057
Discussion on SRH issues with parent/ s      
Yes 333 18 3.53(2.06, 6.03) 2.56(1.45,4.50) 0.001
No 383 73 1 1  
Discussion on SRH issues with peer/ s      
Yes 463 30 3.72(2.34, 5.91) 2.46(1.50,4.03) <0.001
No 253 61 1 1  
Listen school mini media      
Yes 411 38 1.88(1.21, 2.93) 1.48(0.94, 2.36) 0.094
No 305 53 1 1  
Ever had sexual partner      
Yes 159 12 1.88(1.00, 3.54) 1.17(0.60,2.29) 0.647
No 557 79 1 1