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Table 2 Factors associated with PPC use among married/in-union women in Ethiopia; EDHS 2016

From: Modern contraceptive use and factors associated with use among postpartum women in Ethiopia; further analysis of the 2016 Ethiopia demographic and health survey data

Variables (n = 2304)Current FP useCOR95%CIAOR95%CI
Yes (%)No(%)
Age
 15–2428.271.81.90*1.17–3.081.410.80–2.49
 25–3423.476.61.480.91–2.401.110.65–1.87
 35+17.182.91 1 
Place of residence
 Rural19.780.31 1 
 Urban52.147.94.43***3.03–6.492.20**1.35–3.60
Educational status
 No formal education16.283.81 1 
 Primary30702.21***1.58–3.111.410.96–2.05
 Secondary ad above49.350.75.03***3.20–7.931.81*1.04–3.12
Wealth index
 Poor15.184.91 1 
 Middle22.477.61.63*1.06–2.491.380.87–2.19
 Reach35.364.73.07***2.11–4.471.460.94–2.27
No. of ANC visit
 No ANC visit8.991.11 11
 1–3 ANC26.173.93.60***2.10–6.182.33**1.28–4.24
 4 + ANC34.365.75.32***3.13–9.032.61**1.44–4.72
Place of delivery
 Health facility37.362.73.54***2.57–4.861.85**1.22–2.81
 Home14.485.61 1 
Received PNC services
 No20.479.61 1 
 Yes36.263.82.21***1.61–3.030.870.58–1.31
Sex of the last child
 Male26.473.61.34*1.01–1.771.38*1.01–1.88
 Female21.178.91 1 
Wanted status of last-child
 Wanted soon22.277.81 1 
 Wanted later29.670.41.480.99–2.201.81**1.19–2.77
 Wanted no more23.476.61.070.63–1.821.83*1.01–3.31
Duration of postpartum
 1–2 months23.376.71 1 
 3–6 months22.277.81 1.090.72–1.64
 7–12 months26.373.71.230.90–1.671.100.71–1.71
Media exposure for FP messages
 No20.879.21 1 
 Yes32.367.71.82**1.30–2.550.880.60–1.30
Participation in FP use
 No14.285.81 1 
 Yes25.474.62.06**1.22–3.482.01*1.14–3.55
Visited by fieldworker in the last 12 months
 No20.679.41 1 
 Yes30701.66**1.19–2.311.390.98–1.97
  1. *** p < 0.001, ** p < 0.01, * p < 0.05, COR Crude Odd Ratio, CI Confidence Interval, AOR Adjusted Odd Ratio
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