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Table 2 Associations between health services in school and consistency of contraceptive use among female students

From: Association between college health services and contraceptive use among female students at five colleges in Wuhan, China: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Low vs. High frequency Not fully vs. Fully
  Low High OR(95 %CI) Not fully Fully OR(95 %CI)
N = 245 N = 670 N = 597 N = 318
 Individual characteristics
  Age
    < 20 40.4 31.2 0.58(0.41,0.83)* 36.3 40.7 1.21(0.91,1.61)
    ≥ 20 59.6 68.8 Reference 63.7 59.3 Reference
  Relationship status
   casual 17.4 18.9 0.94(0.72,2.38) 22.2 19.2 0.67(0.44,1.00)*
   steady 72.6 71.1 Reference 74.6 78.5 Reference
  Grade       
   Senior 51.4 60.3 1.18(0.86–1.53) 55.2 56.1 1.05(0.82–1.59)
   Junior 48.6 39.7 Reference 44.8 43.9 Reference
  Provision of health related publications
   Yes 51.4 58.7 1.25(0.86,1.73) 56.9 64.6 1.38(1.04,1.84)*
   No 48.6 41.3 Reference 43.1 35.4 Reference
  Availability of designed Web site
   Yes 59.2 78.1 1.85(1.42,2.56)** 72.4 73.5 1.06(0.77,1.45)
   No 40.8 21.9 Reference 27.6 26.5 Reference
  School education
   Yes 31.3 22.6 0.76(0.54,1.13) 29.0 25.5 0.84(0.61,1.15)
   No 68.7 77.4 Reference 71.0 74.5 Reference
  Provision of contraceptives
   Yes 10.2 23.1 1.53(1.16, 2.76)* 22.5 26.2 1.22(0.88,1.68)
   No/don’t know 79.8 76.9 Reference 77.5 73.8 Reference
  Provision of birth control counseling
   Yes 11.9 16.6 1.26(0.89,2.10) 12.7 18.5 1.57(1.07,2.30)*
   No/don’t know 88.1 83.4 Reference 87.3 81.5 Reference
  Convenient getting contraceptives
   Yes 12.0 21.6 2.14(1.53,3.28)*** 9.5 16.3 2.55(1.55,4.20)***
   No 88.0 78.4 Reference 90.5 83.7 Reference
  Convenient getting birth control counseling
   Yes 8.7 16.4 2.34(1.49,3.81)*** 7.6 10.6 1.43(0.87,2.37)
   No 91.3 83.7 Reference 92.4 89.4 Reference
  1. ***p < 0 .001; **p < 0.01; *p < 0 .05
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