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Table 2 The individual and community level factors associated with Teenage Pregnancy in Ethiopia, 2016 (n = 2679)

From: Predictors of teenage pregnancy in Ethiopia: a multilevel analysis

Background characteristics COR[95%CI] AOR[95%CI]
Contraception use
 Yes 1.00 1.00
 No 1.4*[1.1, 1.9] 0.8[0.5, 1.2]
Sexual experience
 Active before 15 73.1***[46.01, 15.9] 7.92***[4.6, 13.8]
 Active at 15–17 18.9***[12.9, 27.9] 3.5***[2.3, 5.5]
 Active at age 18 and above 1.00 1.00
Age at first marriage
 Married before 15 137.7***[82.7, 229.4] 30.1***[16.8, 53.9]
 Married at 15–17 33.3***[21.4, 51.8] 15.1***[9.2, 24.6]
 Not married before age 18 1.00 1.00
Place of residence
 Urban 1.00 1.00
 Rural 3.5***[2.4, 5.3] 2.2**[1.4, 3.6]
Community wealth status
 Lower proportion of poor
 Higher proportion of poor 2.5***[1.7, 3.6] 1.0[0.6, 1.8]
Community media exposure
 Higher proportion have exposure 0.5***[0.3, 0.7] 0.9[0.6, 1.5]
 Lower proportion have exposure 1.00 1.00
Community contraception use
 Higher proportion of users 1.00 1.00
 Lower proportion of users 3.1***[2.2, 4.4] 2.3***[1.5, 3.5]
Community unmet need for family planning
 Higher proportion with unmet need 1.7**[1.2, 2.4] 0.9[0.6, 1.4]
 Lower proportion with unmet need 1.00 1.00
Community educational status
 Higher proportion of educated 1.00 1.00
 Lower proportion of educated 2.4***[1.7, 3.4] 0.78[0.5, 1.2]
  1. AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio,CI Confidence Interval;Significant at:***P < 0.001,**P < 0.01,*P < 0.05.