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Table 3 Factors associated with use of contraceptive by socio-demographic characteristics in married women 15–49 (Multivariate analysis)

From: Uptake and predictors of contraceptive use in Afghan women

  AOR 95% CI p value
Residence
  Urban 1.00   
  Rural 0.72 0.56-0.92 0.007
Region
  North Eastern 1.00   
  Northern 0.97 0.72-1.31 0.843
  Western 2.90 2.06-4.08 <0.001
  Central Highland 4.07 2.48-6.70 <0.001
  Capital 1.84 1.36-2.48 <0.001
  Eastern 0.89 0.65-1.20 0.440
  Southern 1.42 0.97-2.06 0.068
  South Eastern 0.51 0.35-0.75 0.001
Education
  No education/Madrasa 1.00   
  Primary 1.60 1.36-1.81 <0.001
  Secondary/Higher 2.10 1.80-2.45 <0.001
Age group
  15-24 1.00   
  25-34 0.89 0.8-1.01 0.070
  35-49 0.81 0.69-0.95 0.012
Number of living children
  0-1 1,00   
  2-3 3.72 3.23-4.30 <0.001
  4-5 5.77 4.87-6.84 <0.001
  6+ 7.40 6.06-9.02 <0.001
Wealth quintiles
  Poorest 1.00   
  Poorer 1.33 1.06-1.69 0.016
  Middle 1.39 1.05-1.84 0.022
  Richer 1.67 1.22-2.27 0.001
  Richest 2.10 1.50-2.95 <0.001