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Table 2 Results of the logistic regression of achievement of fertility intention of no additional child on ideational and socio-demographic variables

From: Factors affecting the achievement of fertility intentions in urban Nigeria: analysis of longitudinal data

Independent Variables Unadjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) Fully Standardized Beta
Ever discussed family size with spouse (RC = Never discussed) 1.488*** (1.229, 1.800) 1.487** (1.137, 1.944) 0.097
Using any modern method at baseline (RC = Not using) 1.654*** (1.354, 2.021) 1.467*** (1.167, 1.843) 0.091
Number of children-ever-born at baseline 1.143*** (1.091, 1.197) 1.294*** (1.208, 1.389) 0.307
Age at baseline 1.088*** (1.069, 1.106) 1.066*** (1.047, 1.086) 0.187
Believed at baseline that having another child would be a big problem (RC = Did not so believe) 1.440*** (1.185, 1.750) 1.319** (1.070, 1.627) 0.069
Muslim (RC = Christian) 0.693*** (0.574, 0.836) 0.715** (0.562, 0.909) −0.084
Spousal agreement about number of children to have as reported by the woman at baseline
 Husband desires same number as wife (RC) 1.00 1.00
 Husband desire more children than wife 0.678**(0.522, 0.880) 0.806 (0.579, 1.120) −0.039
 Husband desired fewer children than wife 0.876 (0.577, 1.330) 0.800 (0.513, 1.247) −0.026
 Does not know how many children husband desires 0.625*** (0.482, 0.810) 0.806 (0.578, 1.124) −0.041
Husband placed any restrictions on wife’s movement and relationships; reported by woman at baseline (RC = No restrictions) 0.797* (0.639, 0.995) 0.966 (0.750, 1.243) −0.008
City of Residence
 Abuja (RC) 1.00 1.00
 Benin City 0.665* (0.431, 1.025) 0.618* (0.393, 0.973) −0.079
 Ibadan 0.760 (0.517, 1.115) 0.879 (0.589, 1.312) −0.027
 Ilorin 0.655* (0.448, 0.957) 0.848 (0.568, 1.267) −0.035
 Kaduna 0.729 (0.486, 1.093) 0.738 (0.484, 1.124) −0.053
 Zaria 0.606** (0.412, 0.891) 0.515** (0.308, 0.859) −0.119
Education Level at Baseline
 No formal education (RC) 1.00 1.00
 Primary 0.886 (0.653, 1.203) 0.925 (0.648, 1.322) −0.016
 Secondary 1.046 (0.778, 1.407) 1.173 (0.800, 1.721) 0.038
 Higher 1.681*** (1.235, 2.289) 1.610* (1.042, 2.489) 0.101
Baseline Wealth Quintile
 Lowest (RC) 1.00 1.00
 Second 1.010 (0.730, 1.397) 0.932 (0.665, 1.305) −0.014
 Middle 1.136 (0.831, 1.552) 1.061 (0.757, 1.487) 0.012
 Fourth 1.322‡ (0.962, 1.817) 1.106 (0.785, 1.558) 0.021
 Highest 1.778*** (1.293, 2.444) 1.417‡ (0.971, 2.066) 0.077
Pseudo-R2 10.1%
Goodness of fit X 2/p 1904.2/0.253
  1. RC Reference Category
  2. p ≤ 0.1; * ≤ 0.05; ** ≤ 0.01; *** ≤ 0.001