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Table 3 Background characteristics of other factors of targeted women and/or her husband

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)  
Husband age difference with respondent Woman older or same age 261 96 (36.6) 166 (63.4) 0.012
  1-5 years older 4543 1641 (36.1) 2901 (63.9)  
  6-10 years older 6705 2456 (36.6) 4249 (63.4)  
  > 10 years older 5349 2138 (40.0) 3211 (60.0)  
Husband education level No education 4715 1757 (37.3) 2958 (62.7) 0.013
  Primary 4680 1724 (36.8) 2956 (63.2)  
  Secondary 5085 2019 (39.7) 3066 (60.3)  
  Higher 2379 831 (34.9) 1548 (65.1)  
Husband occupation Unemployed 116 50 (43.2) 66 (56.8) 0.179
  Employed 16742 6281 (37.5) 10461 (62.5)  
Currently residing with husband Living with her 14755 4742 (32.1) 10013 (67.9) 0.001
  Staying elsewhere 2102 1588 (75.5) 514 (24.5)  
Desire for child Both desire same number 12514 4918 (39.3) 7596 (60.7) 0.001
  Husband desire more 1776 741 (41.7) 1035 (58.3)  
  Husband desire fewer 1122 383 (34.1) 739 (65.9)  
  Don’t know 452 287 (63.5) 165 (36.5)  
  Missing 994 2 (0.2) 992 (99.8)  
Currently amenorrheic No 16055 5721 (35.6) 10334 (64.4) 0.001
  Yes 803 609 (75.9) 194 (24.1)  
Currently abstaining No 16366 5903 (36.1) 10463 (63.9) 0.001
  Yes 492 427 (86.8) 65 (13.2)  
Sexually active in past year No or moderate 2924 2265 (77.5) 659 (22.5) 0.001
  Yes or highly 13934 4066 (29.2) 9868 (70.8)  
Total children ever born 0-1 5358 2720 (50.8) 2637 (49.2) 0.001
  2-3 7712 2144 (27.8) 5568 (72.2)  
  4+ 3788 1466 (38.7) 2322 (61.3)  
Number of living children 0 1707 1254 (73.5) 453 (26.5) 0.001
  1 3991 1631 (40.9) 2361 (59.1)  
  2 4956 1358 (27.4) 3598 (72.6)  
  3+ 6203 2088 (33.7) 4115 (66.3)  
Number of child born in last five years 0 9964 4236 (42.5) 5728 (57.5) 0.001
  1 5874 1711 (29.1) 4163 (70.9)  
  2+ 1020 384 (37.6) 636 (62.4)  
Total children ever died 0 14,067 5190 (36.9) 8876 (63.1) 0.001
  1 2,163 837 (38.7) 1326 (61.3)  
  2+ 628 303 (48.2) 325 (51.8)  
Exposure to media message on FP No exposure 13426 5088 (37.9) 8338 (62.1) 0.163
  At least some exposure 3432 1243 (36.2) 2189 (63.8)  
  1. p-value ≤0.001 are treated as 0.001