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Table 3 Percent intention to use contraceptive later by respondents’ characteristics and unadjusted multinomial logistic regression coefficients

From: Maternal grand multiparity and intention to use modern contraceptives in Nigeria

Characteristic Use Contraceptives Later
% Coeff. p 95% CI
Parity
 Primiparity ref 23.3
 Multiparity 20.7 −0.245 < 0.001 −0.341, − 0.148
 Grand Multiparity 14.9 −0.306 < 0.001 − 0.407, − 0.205
Place of Residence
 Urban ref 25.4
 Rural 15.6 −0.135 < 0.001 −0.204, − 0.065
Maternal age (years)
 15–24 ref 18.3
 25–34 23.1 0.160 < 0.001 0.071–0.248
 35+ 14.0 −0.120 0.013 −0.215, − 0.025
Age at first birth (years)
 15–19 ref 15.5
 20–24 23.7 0.147 < 0.001 0.071–0.223
 25+ 24.7 0.075 0.143 −0.025-0.175
Religion
 Christianity ref 32.6
 Islam 12.0 −0.542 < 0.001 − 0.612,-0.472
 Traditional/others 15.5 −0.069 0.365 −0.219-0.081
Geographical Region
 Northern ref 13.8
 Southern 31.2 0.178 < 0.001 0.110–0.246
Child Mortality
 Ever experienced ref 15.4
 Never experienced 21.0 0.026 0.473 −0.044, 0.095
Type of Marriage
 Monogamy ref 21.4
 Polygyny 13.9 −0.123 < 0.001 −0.196, − 0.049
Ideal Family Size
 1 ref 7.9
 2 27.4 1.046 < 0.001 0.543–1.545
 3 38.5 1.374 < 0.001 0.973–1.774
 4 34.8 1.231 < 0.001 0.856–1.606
 5+ 15.8 0.889 < 0.001 0.520–1.258
Remarriage
 No ref 14.0
 Yes 16.6 0.127 0.012 0.028–0.225
Fertility Desire
 Both want same ref 25.6
 Husband want more 14.1 −0.198 < 0.001 −0.281, −0.114
 Husband want fewer 29.4 −0.097 0.231 −0.256-0.052
 Uncertain 15.7 −0.768 < 0.001 −0.853, − 0.683
Household Power Relations
 Male dominated ref 25.6
 Not male dominated 16.2 −0.057 0.111 −0.128-0.013
Maternal Education
 None ref 9.6
 Primary 25.7 0.716 < 0.001 0.626–0.806
 Secondary 33.9 0.726 < 0.001 0.643–0.810
 Higher 33.7 0.530 < 0.001 0.404–0.656
Previous Contraceptive Status
 Never used ref 17.3
 Ever used 34.3 −0.269 < 0.001 −0.361, − 0.177
Pregnancy Termination
 Never experienced ref 17.8
 Ever experienced 23.3 0.294 < 0.001 0.201–0.387
Fertility Planning Status
 Wanted ref 17.4
 Mistimed 43.8 0.684 < 0.001 0.546–0.822
 Unwanted 29.4 0.236 0.022 0.034–0.437
Family Planning Mass Media Messages
 No exposure ref 14.0
 Radio 21.4 0.455 < 0.001 0.362–0.548
 Television 34.5 0.572 < 0.001 0.476–0.668
 Newspaper 34.5 0.484 < 0.001 0.360–0.607
Knowledge of Family Planning Method
 No method ref 4.4
 Traditional 9.9 0.478 0.002 0.171–0.784
 Modern 23.7 1.368 < 0.001 1.255–1.482
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