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Table 2 Description and bivariate logistic analysis of individual level factors of unscheduled contraceptive discontinuation, EDHS 2016, January 2018

From: Reasons and multilevel factors associated with unscheduled contraceptive use discontinuation in Ethiopia: evidence from Ethiopian demographic and health survey 2016

Individual Level VariablesUnscheduled Contraceptive Discontinuation
Yes (%)No (%)Total (%)p-value
Age category
 15–24404.1 (42.8)539 (57.2)943.1 (24.6)0.001
 25–34785.8 (46.8)894.2 (53.2)1680 (43.8)------
 35–49581.1 (47.9)630.8 (52.1)1211.9 (31.6)0.609
Number of children
  < =1494(42.6)665(57.4)1159(30.2)< 0.001
  > =21277(47.7)1399(52.3)2676(69.8)------
Household head
 Male1407.7 (44.9)1729.6 (55.1)3137.3 (81.8)------
 Female363.4 (52.1)334.3 (47.9)697.7 (18.2)0.001
Respondent’s occupation
 No occupation716.3 (43.4)932.5 (56.6)1648.8 (43)0.002
 Professionals550.5 (51.5)519 (48.5)1069.5 (28)------
 Services78.2 (50.6)76.4 (49.4)154.6 (4)0.688
 Skilled manual366.1 (44.2)462.6 (55.8)828.7 (21.6)0.085
 Unskilled manual27.1 (51.4)25.7 (48.6)52.7 (1.3)0.439
 Others33 (40.9)47.7 (59.1)80.7 (2.1)0.082
Respondent’s education
 No education950.1 (45.7)1129 (54.3)2079.1 (54.2)0.537
 Primary545 (46.6)623.3 (53.4)1168.3 (30.5)------
 Secondary148.3 (45)181.1 (55)329.4 (8.6)0.762
 Higher127.6 (49.4)130.5 (50.6)258.2 (6.7)0.708
Household wealth index
 Poorest182.2 (41.6)255.5 (58.4)437.6 (11.4)4.202
 Poorer320.6 (45.8)379.1 (54.2)699.7 (18.2)2.210
 Middle376.4 (47.1)423.1 (52.9)799.5 (20.9)------
 Richer370.8 (45.2)450.4 (54.8)821.2 (21.4)1.147
 Richest521.1 (48.4)555.9 (51.6)1077 (28.1)0.134
RELIGION
 Orthodox1040 (50.4)1023 (49.6)2063 (53.7)------
 Catholic7.9 (25.6)23 (74.4)30.9 (0.8)0.508
 Protestant283.9 (31.8)609.2 (68.2)893.1 (23.3)0.000
 Muslim427.9 (52)395.2 (48)823.1 (21.5)0.688
 Traditional6.2 (57.9)4.5 (42.1)10.7 (0.3)0.704
 Others5 (35.2)9.2 (64.8)14.2 (0.4)0.926
Heard about FP at community
 Yes851.9 (49.6)865.9 (50.4)1717.8 (44.8)------
 No919.2 (43.4)1198 (56.6)2117.2 (55.2)0.011
Media exposure
 Exposed581.3 (47.7)638.1 (52.3)1219.4 (31.8)------
 Not exposed1189.7 (45.5)1425.9 (54.6)2615.6 (68.2)0.057
  1. (FP)-family planning, (------) reference category