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Table 3 Regression results of the predictors of current use of family planning

From: Access to mass media messages, and use of family planning in Nigeria: a spatio-demographic analysis from the 2013 DHS

Regression variables Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Intercept 0.190*** 0.112*** 0.012***
Access to radio messages 3.225*** 1.945*** 1.359***
Access to television messages 3.830*** 2.221*** 1.031
Access to newspaper messages 3.434*** 1.360*** 1.120
Age group    
15–19 RC   RC
20–24 2.950***   2.120***
25–29 2.981***   2.460***
30–34 3.253***   3.275***
35–39 3.581***   4.135***
40–44 3.673***   4.454***
45–49 1.976***   2.583***
Education    
No education RC   RC
Primary 6.847***   2.344***
Secondary 9.741***   2.709***
Higher 19.363***   2.474***
Marital Status    
Never married RC   RC
Married 2.342***   1.274**
Living with Partner 0.626***   0.359***
Divorced/sep 1.709***   0.958
Widowed 0.516***   0.604*
Religion    
Traditionalist RC   RC
Christianity 4.610***   1.579*
Islam 0.922   0.985
Employment status    
Not working RC   RC
Working 0.443***   0.802
Region    
North Central RC   RC
North East 0.206***   0.387***
North West 0.184***   0.395***
South East 1.821***   0.986
South South 1.827***   0.812**
South West 2.375***   1.294***
Residence    
Urban RC   RC
Rural 0.386***   0.852**
Wealth Index    
Lowest RC   RC
Second 3.460***   1.530***
Middle 9.137***   2.276***
Fourth 15.358***   2.797***
Highest 24.080***   3.442***
  1. RC Reference category
  2. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.001; **** p < 0.000