Skip to main content

Table 2 Association between socio-demographic, services and reproductive factors and IUCD discontinuation

From: Rates of IUCD discontinuation and its associated factors among the clients of a social franchising network in Pakistan

Variables IUCD Discontinuation
  N Overall PR (95% C.I)
   n (%)   
Region     
Sindh 689 80 (11.6) 1 --
Southern Punjab 814 194 (23.8) 2.1 1.6-2.7*
Northern Punjab 1286 252 (19.6) 1.7 1.3-2.2*
Age of women     
> 15 - ≤ 25 422 72 (17.1) 1 --
> 25 - ≤ 35 1880 344 (18.3) 1.1 0.8-1.4
> 35 - ≤ 45 487 110 (22.6) 1.4 1.01-1.9*
Number of children     
≤ 2 590 119 (20.2) 1 --
3 564 93 (16.5) 0.8 0.6-1.1
4 631 104 (16.5) 0.8 0.6-1.1
5 or more 1004 210 (20.9) 1.0 0.8-1.3
Family status     
Completed family 5 2 (40.0) 1 --
No children 293 74 (25.3) 2.2 0.6-8.4
Boy(s) only 163 32 (19.6) 1.4 1.1-1.8*
Girl(s) only 2328 418 (18.0) 1.1 0.8-1.6
Education of women     
No formal education 1665 298 (17.9) 1 --
Primary 682 133 (19.5) 1.1 0.9-1.3
Secondary 349 74 (21.3) 1.2 0.9-1.5
Inter or post 94 21 (22.3) 1.3 0.8-1.9
Service availed     
Referred by FWM (paid out of pocket) 1225 213 (17.4) 1 --
Free of cost (thru voucher) 1564 313 (20.0) 1.2 1.0-1.4
Type of IUCD     
Copper-T 790 134 (17.0) 1 --
Multi-load 1999 392 (19.6) 1.2 1.0-1.4
Reason for choosing IUCD     
Others 217 31 (14.3) 1 --
Accessibility 277 58 (20.9) 1.4 0.9-2.3
Long term effectiveness side effect 1173 212 (18.1) 1.3 0.9-1.8
Suggested by FWM or satisfied client 1122 225 (20.0) 1.4 1.0-2.0
Time taken to get to the Suraj facility     
More than 60 minutes 200 16 (8.0) 1 --
30 to60 minutes 683 122 (17.9) 2.5 1.5-4.2*
Less than 30 minutes 1906 388 (20.4) 2.2 1.3-3.8*
Status of contraception before IUCD insertion     
Using a contraceptive method 1127 186 (16.5) 1 --
Not using any method 1662 340 (20.5) 1.2 1.04-1.5*
Experience health problem after IUCD insertion     
No 2154 236 (11.0) 1 --
Yes 635 290 (45.7) 4.2 3.5-5.0*
Receiving of IUCD     
24 month 736 167 (22.7) 1 --
12 month 957 180 (18.8) 1.1 0.9 -1.5
6 month 1096 179 (16.3) 1.5 1.2 - 1.9*
  1. * Statistically significant