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Table 8 The association between answering 50% or more of the pregnancy and STI/HIV questions correctly and adolescent repeat pregnancies, adjusting for age, education, and biological mothers’ marital status

From: Knowledge, attitudes and peer influences related to pregnancy, sexual and reproductive health among adolescents using maternal health services in Ugu, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Variables Univariate models Multivariable logistic regression
OR 95% CI P value AOR 95% CI P value
Age 2.69 1.85–4.47 0.0000 2.79 1.87–4.47 0.0000
Highest education level
 Primary Ref    Ref   
 Junior 0.29 0.03–1.8 0.248 0.41 0.04–3.43 0.4194
 Secondary 0.06 0.01–0.25 0.0005 0.05 0.01–0.24 0.00058
Mothers’ Marital Status
 Single Ref    Ref   
 Married 1.97 1.04–3.8 0.0392 1.77 0.86–3.69 0.1207
 Other 1.93 0.96–3.87 0.0626 1.97 0.01–4.3 0.08524
Answered knowledge questions correctly:
 Answered 50% or more questions correct Ref    Ref   
 Answered less than 50% of answered correctly 1.04 0.6–1.87 0.8862 0.81 0.44–1.51 0.5022