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Table 5 Factors influencing uptake of implants among all participants

From: Factors influencing uptake of contraceptive implants in the immediate postpartum period among HIV infected and uninfected women at two Kenyan District Hospitals

Variable Implants uptake OR [95 % CI] P value
Yes (n = 93) N (%) No (n = 92) N (%)
Average age ± SD 25.7 ± 5.7 26.4 ± 5.2 NA 0.33
Study Site
Naivasha D.H 43 (46.2) 50 (53.8) 0.7 [0.4-1.3] 0.27
Mbagathi D.H 50 (54.3) 42 (45.7) 1.0  
Formal education
Primary 53 (51.5) 50 (48.5) 1.1 [0.6-2.1] 0.72
Secondary/tertiary 40 (48.8) 42 (51.2) 1.0  
Marital status
Married 78 (50.6) 76 (49.4) 1.1 [0.5-2.6] 0.82
Not married 15 (48.4) 16 (51.6) 1.0  
Occupation
Employed 43 (46.2) 50 (53.8) 0.7 [0.4-1.3] 0.270
Unemployed 50 (54.3) 42 (45.7) 1.0  
HIV status
Positive 39 (42.9) 52 (57.1) 0.6 [0.3-1.0] 0.047
Negative 54 (57.4) 40 (42.6) 1.0  
Choice of pregnancy
Planned pregnancy 53(51) 50(49) 1.1 [0.6-1.9] 0.72
Unintended pregnancy 40(49) 42(51) 1.0  
Ideal family size (Mean ± SD) 3.05 ± 0.8 3.12 ± 0.9 NA 0.61
Male birth
Yes 44 (48.9) 46 (51.1) 0.8 [0.4-1.5] 0.44
No 47 (54.7) 39 (45.3) 1.0  
Gravida
Gravida 1-2 56 (51.4) 53 (48.6) 1.1 [0.6-2.1] 0.72
Gravida 3 and above 37 (48.7) 39 (51.3) 1.0  
Spouse approval
Yes 73(54.5) 61(45.5) 2.0 [1.1-2.4] 0.02
No 11(55) 9(45) 1.0  
Jadelle knowledge
Yes 80 (57.1) 60 (42.9) 3.3 [1.5-7.4] 0.001
No 13 (28.9) 32 (71.1) 1.0  
Age at first pregnancy
Mean ± SD 19.5 ± 2.7 20.6 ± 3.7 NA 0.013
Plans for resumption to sexual
Activity in weeks (Mean ± SD) 11.75 ± 9.8 9.7 ± 7.10 NA 0.156