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Table 3 Factors Associated with Utilization of SRHS (n = 1447)

From: Predictors of young people’s use of sexual and reproductive health services in Nigeria: a mixed-method approach

Factors Sexuality education Family Planning Safe motherhood Post abortion care Prevention and management of STIs, HIV and AIDS
% X2 p % X2 P % X2 p % X2 p % X2 p
Gender
 Male 67.50 2.16 .14 36.10 3.73 .05 40.90 .02 .88 32.70 1.92 .16 42.20 3.05 .08
 Female 71.10    31.20    41.30    29.30    37.70   
Age
 12–16 74.60 16.39 .00* 33.40 .01 .93 44.00 4.75 .03* 35.30 13.02 .00* 41.90 2.96 .09
 17–22 64.80    33.20    38.40    26.50      
Level of Education
 Primary 40.60 15.50 .00* 40.60 8.04 .05* 21.9 26.68 .00* 21.90 16.01 .00* 28.10 5.97 .11
 Secondary 69.50    32.40    42.10    34.40    40.50   
 Tertiary 71.50    33.10    39.00    25.80    38.30   
 None 57.70    57.70    84.60    46.20    57.70   
Location
 Urban 70.30 .34 .56 38.30 12.28 .00* 41.50 .06 .81 30.30 .10 .75 41.50 1.61 .20
 Rural 68.90    29.50    40.90    31.10    38.20   
Income
  < 1000 72.50 11.03 .03* 36.50 6.90 .14 43.70 4.84 .30 36.30 18.95 .00* 42.70 11.46 .02*
 1000–4000 70.60    32.20    40.20    26.20    39.50   
 5000–10,000 68.10    28.90    35.80    24.60    34.90   
 11,000–20,000 62.50    28.10    39.80    27.30    28.90   
  > 20,000 60.50    32.30    40.30    25.80    42.70   
Living status
 With parents 68.50 5.84 .12 31.60 9.17 .03* 39.40 6.59 .09 30.60 2.65 .45 39.40 3.76 .29
 Alone 69.50    40.70    47.10    33.90    43.40   
 With friends 60.70    31.90    46.80    27.70    40.40   
 In school hostel 76.00    30.40    38.70    27.50    34.80   
Psycho-cultural 73.20 9.89 .00* 38.90 21.45 .00* 47.40 24.93 .00* 37.70 34.34 .00* 48.20 47.31 .00*
Health system 72.30 11.99 .00* 35.90 10.37 .00* 42.90 4.33 .04* 32.70 5.72 .02* 42.60 12.48 .00*
  1. *Significant