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Table 3 Factors associated with intention to use vasectomy as a method of contraception among married men in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2018 [n = 422]

From: Intention to use vasectomy and associated factors among married men in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Intention to Use Vasectomy N (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95%CI) P-Value
Yes No
Age (in years)
 20–29 21(20.8) 74(23.1) 1 1  
 30–39 56(55.4) 99(30.8) 1.99(1.11,3.58) * 2.36(1.16, 4.82) * 0.018*
 40–49 16(15.8) 107(33.3) 0.53(0.26,1.08) 0.83(0.364, 1.89) 0.655
 50–59 7(6.9) 26(8.1) 0.95(0.36,2.49) 1.05(0.33, 3.38) 0.932
 60–69 1(1.0) 15(4.7) 0.24(0.03,1.88) 0.21(0.02, 2.03) 0.179
Educational level
  ≤ 10th grade complete 28(27.7) 114(35.5) 1 1  
 Pre-university school complete 14(13.9) 61(19.0) 0.93(0.46,1.90) 0.74(0.29, 1.84) 0.512
 Diploma/TVET 16(15.8) 49(15.3) 1.33(0.66,2.68) 1.03(0.43, 2.49) 0.945
 Bachelor Degree 36(35.6) 76(23.7) 1.93(1.09,3.42) * 0.49(0.20, 1.21) 0.122
 Master’s Degree and above 7(6.9) 21(6.5) 1.36(0.53,3.51) 0.31(0.09, 1.08) 0.065
Occupational status
 governmental 33(32.7) 91(28.3) 1 1 0.590
 non-governmental 41(40.6) 127(39.6) 0.89(0.52,1.52) 0.83(0.43, 1.62) 0.153
 merchant 7(6.9) 38(11.8) 0.51(0.20,1.25) 0.42(0.13, 1.38) 0.624
 private business 18(17.8) 52(16.2) 0.96(0.49,1.87) 0.80(0.332, 1.94) 0.522
 others 2(2.0) 13(4.0) 0.42(0.09,1.98) 0.57(0.99, 3.23)  
Have you ever heard about vasectomy?
 Yes 71(70.3) 155(48.3) 2.54(1.57,4.09) * 1.18 (0.44, 3.32) 0.738
 No 30(29.7) 166(51.7) 1 1  
Do you know where vasectomy service is available?
 Yes 59(58.4) 116(36.1) 0.40(0.26,0.64) * 1.39 (0.58, 3.32) 0.459
 No 42(41.6) 205(63.9) 1 1  
Knowledge
 Good knowledge 67(66.3) 80(24.9) 5.94(3.66,9.63) * 6.22(3.17,12.21) * 0.00*
 Poor knowledge 34(33.7) 241(75.1) 1 1  
Attitude
 Positive attitude 65(64.4) 78(24.3) 6.34(3.85,10.46) * 7.81(4.25,14.38) * 0.00*
 Negative attitude 36(35.6) 243(75.7) 1 1  
  1. *Significant at p < 0.05