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Table 3 Factors associated with use of contraceptive

From: Use of traditional and modern contraceptives among childbearing women: findings from a mixed methods study in two southwestern Nigerian states

Variables Ever use any methods (n = 645) Ever used any modern methods (355) Current use of any contraception methods (538) Current use of any modern contraceptive methods (281)
Frequency (%) AOR (CI) Frequency (%) AOR (CI) Frequency (%) AOR (CI) Frequency (%) AOR (CI)
Age
 30 and below 305 (79.2) Ref 174 (43.0) Ref 251 (65.2) Ref 138 (34.1) Ref
 Above 30 339 (87.1) 1.3 (0.8–2.0) 181 (44.9)   287 (73.8) 1.0 (0.7–1.5) 143 (35.5) 0.8 (0.6–1.1)
Level of education
 No formal education 4 (50.0) 1 (12.5) 3 (37.5)   0 (0.0)
 Primary 86 (79.6) 50 (43.9) 70 (64.8)   39 (34.2)
 Secondary 344(82.5) 193 (44.4) 286 (68.6)   150 (34.5)
 Higher degree 211 (87.2) 111 (44.0) 180 (74.4)   92 (36.5)
Place of residence
 Urban 270 (92.8) 3.7 (2.2–6.0)*** 130 (42.3) 1.6 (1.1–2.2)* 248 (85.2) 4.5 (3.0–6.8)*** 122 (39.7) 2.1 (1.4–3.0)***
 Peri-urban 167 (83.9) 2.3 (1.4–3.8)** 100 (48.3) 1.7 (1.2–2.5)* 137 (68.8) 2.2 (1.5–3.3)*** 77 (37.2) 1.9 (1.3–2.9)***
 Rural 208 (73.0)   125 (42.4)   154 (54.0) Ref 82 (27.8) Ref
Socioeconomic status
 Low 33 (64.7) Ref 26 (50.0) Ref 24 (47.1) Ref 19 (36.5) Ref
 Middle 361 (82.6) 1.8 (0.9–3.5) 199 (43.2) 1.0 (0.5–1.8) 301 (68.9) 1.7 (0.9–3.2) 152 (33.0) 0.9 (0.5–1.7)
 High 248 (87.3) 2.1 (1.01–4.3)* 130 (44.4) 1.2 (0.6–2.3) 212 (74.6) 1.9 (1.0–3.6) 110 (37.5) 1.0 (0.5–2.0)
Parity
 1 128 (73.1) Ref 64 (33.9) Ref 102 (58.3) Ref 52 (27.5) Ref
 2 177 (91.7) 3.9 (2.2–7.1)*** 99 (49.5) 1.9 (1.2–2.9)* 150 (77.7) 2.9 (1.8–4.8)*** 78 (39.0) 1.6 (1.1–2.5)*
 3 165 (82.5) 1.9 (1.1–3.3)* 89 (43.2) 1.4 (0.9–2.2) 142 (71.0) 2.1 (1.3–3.4)*** 71 (34.5) 1.4 (0.9–2.2)
 4 and above 175 (84.5) 2.7 (1.5–4.8)*** 103 (48.9) 1.9 (1.2–3.0)* 145 (70.0) 2.4 (1.5–4.1)*** 80 (37.4) 1.7 (1.03–2.7)*
  1. Models adjusted for level of education; Ref reference, AOR adjusted odd ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. *** Means p < 001, ** Means P < 0.005, * Means P < 0.05