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Table 2 Relationship between multiple partner fertility and selected variables

From: Determinants of multiple partner fertility among males in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Variables Fertility status n p-value
Single partner Multiple partner
Age
 Below 25 82.5 17.5 366 0.000
 25–29 68.2 31.8 559  
 30–34 58.6 41.4 676  
 35–39 49.2 50.8 476  
 40–44 45.0 55.1 485  
 45 plus 50.9 49.1 644  
Region
 Central 55.9 44.2 709 0.000
 Eastern 55.0 45.0 911  
 Northern 56.1 43.9 747  
 Western 64.7 35.3 839  
Residence
 Urban 59.7 40.3 633 0.325
 Rural 57.6 42.4 2573  
Education level
 No education 56.3 43.7 183 0.127
 Primary 56.8 43.3 1873  
 Secondary 58.8 41.2 745  
 Higher 63.0 37.0 405  
Religion
 Anglican 58.4 41.6 1141 0.000
 Catholic 58.5 41.5 1304  
 Muslim 47.0 53.0 385  
 Pentecostal 66.1 33.9 286  
 Others 66.7 33.3 90  
Marital status
 Never in union 86.2 13.8 87 0.000
 Married 57.6 42.5 1981  
 Cohabiting 55.3 44.7 882  
 Widowed 66.7 33.3 21  
 Divorced/separated 60.4 39.6 235  
Wealth index
 Poorest 57.9 42.2 688 0.987
 Poorer 57.3 42.7 647  
 Middle 58.6 41.4 650  
 Richer 58.5 41.5 634  
 Richest 57.6 42.4 587  
Age at first sex
 Below 16 54.5 45.5 646 0.000
 16–17 52.2 47.8 783  
 18–19 56.8 43.2 901  
 20–21 64.9 35.1 419  
 22 plus 68.7 31.3 457  
Contraceptive type
 No method 57.3 42.7 1792 0.526
 Traditional method 61.5 38.5 161  
 Modern method 58.5 41.5 1253  
Circumcision status
 No 59.4 40.6 1831 0.067
 Yes 56.2 43.9 1375  
Sex partners excluding spouse
 None 58.8 41.3 2487 0.265
 One 55.2 44.8 594  
 Two plus 56.0 44.0 125  
  OR Std. Err z p-value
 Nos. of wives/partners 3.12 0.24 14.53 0.000
 Nos. of lifetime sex partners 1.02 0.03 7.00 0.000