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Table 5 Logistic regression results on sexual violence, selected socio-economic and demographic factors and unintended pregnancies

From: Association between sexual violence and unintended pregnancy among married women in Zambia

Characteristics Model IV
AOR CI
Ever experienced any sexual violence
  No (RC)
  Yes 1.74*** 1.38—2.19
Age group
  15–19 (RC)
  20–24 0.64* 0.44—0.94
  25–29 0.39*** 0.26—0.57
  30–34 0.28*** 0.19—0.43
  35–39 0.35*** 0.22—0.55
  40–44 0.35*** 0.21—0.57
  45–49 0.50* 0.25—0.98
Type of residence
  Urban (RC)
  Rural 0.89 0.68—1.16
Educational level
  No education (RC)
  Primary 0.95 0.77—1.17
  Secondary 0.94 0.70—1.26
  Higher 0.38** 0.21—0.69
Wealth status
  Poor (RC)
  Middle 0.98 0.79—1.22
  Rich 1.28 0.95—1.73
Employment status
  Unemployed (RC)
  Employed 0.81** 0.69—0.94
Age at first marriage
  < 18 (RC)
  18 + 1.25** 1.06—1.48
Ever used any contraceptive method
  No (RC)
  Yes 1.48** 1.16—1.88
Children ever born   
  1–2 (RC)   
  3–4 1.28 1.00—1.63
  5 + 2.83*** 1.96—4.07
Ideal number of children
  0 (RC)
  1–2 1.32 0.55—3.18
  3–4 1.01 0.46—2.20
  5 + 0.79 0.36—1.71
Reproductive health decision-making capacity
  No (RC)
  Yes 0.90 0.76—1.08
Knows of fertile period
  No (RC)
  Yes 0.94 0.77—1.15
  1. *** p < 0.001, ** p < 0.01, * p < 0.05