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Table 1 Background characteristics of the households

From: Identifying factors influencing contraceptive use in Bangladesh: evidence from BDHS 2014 data

Variable Category Total Contraception use p-value
   n No, n (%) Yes, n (%)  
Total   16858 (100%) 6331 (37.6) 10527 (62.4)  
Division Dhaka 5857 2169 (37.0) 3687 (63.0) 0.001
  Chittagong 3121 1405 (45.0) 1717 (55.0)  
  Rajshahi 2007 615 (30.6) 1392 (69.4)  
  Khulna 1729 569(32.9) 1160 (67.1)  
  Barisal 1051 386 (36.7) 665 (63.3)  
  Rangpur 1946 588 (30.2) 1358 (69.8)  
  Sylhet 1147 599 (52.2) 548 (47.8)  
Residence Urban 4709 1607 (34.1) 3102 (65.9) 0.001
  Rural 12149 4723 (38.9) 7425 (61.1)  
Religion Non-Muslim 100 511 (30.6) 1160 (69.4) 0.001
  Muslim 16758 5820 (38.3) 9367 (61.7)  
Sex of household head Female 1458 988 (67.7) 471 (32.3) 0.001
  Male 15400 5343 (34.7) 10057 (65.3)  
Number of household member < 4 3188 1527 (47.9) 1661 (52.1) 0.001
  ≥4 13670 4803 (35.1) 8866 (64.9)  
Wealth quintile Poorest 3097 1159 (37.4) 1938 (62.6) 0.783
  Poorer 3223 1187 (36.8) 2036 (63.2)  
  Middle 3394 1267 (37.3) 2127 (62.7)  
  Richer 3556 1384 (38.9) 2172 (61.1)  
  Richest 3587 1333 (37.2) 2254 (62.8)  
  1. p-value ≤0.001 are treated as 0.001