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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate analyses of variables associated with contraceptive use among aged 18–49 years HIV positive women, attending ART units in Gondar University Hospital, Gondar (N = 385) Northern Ethiopia, 2014

From: Utilization of contraception among sexually active HIV positive women attending art clinic in University of Gondar Hospital: a hospital based cross-sectional study

Variable Crud OR [95 % CI] Adjusted OR [95 % CI] P-value
Age in year
 18–24 1.00 1.00 0.32
 25–34 1.23 [0.61, 2.48] 0.51 [0.14, 1.93] 0.01
 35–49 0.47 [0.22, 0.97] 0.17 [0.04, 0.69]  
Educational status
 Can’t read 1.00 1.00  
 Read & write 2.04 [1.09,3.84] 2.57 [1.08,6.12] 0.03
 Primary 1.73 [1.00,2.99] 1.49 [0.49,3.32] 0.32
 Secondary 3.89 [2.12,7.13] 5.63 [1.74,18.21] 0.004
 College & university 1.50 [0.65,3.46] 0.89 [0.18,4.48] 0.89
Marital status
 Divorced/separated 1.00 1.00  
 Married 6.36 [3.69,10.98] 8.07 [3.10,20.99] 0.00
 Single/Widowed 0.76 [0.39,1.51] 1.13 [0.37,3.45] 0.82
Occupation
 Student/Others 1.00 1.00  
 Government 3.31 [1.62,6.77] 1.24 [0.34,4.52] 0.73
 Private 3.84 [1.56,9.44] 2.19 [0.47,10.16] 0.31
 House wife 2.31 [1.29,4.13] 0.98 [0.37,2.55] 0.97
 Daily laborer/CSW 1.47 [0.71,3.04] 0.91 [0.30,2.75] 0.87
Ever had abortion
 Yes 1.00 1.00  
 No 0.49 [0.27,0.87] 1.09 [0.47,2.55] 0.82
Intention to have another child
 Yes 1.00 1.00  
 No 0.63 [0.40,0.99] 0.35 [0.14,0.88] 0.02
Number of alive children
 None 1.00 1.00  
 1–3 1.88 [0.89,3.99] 2.05 [0.59,7.02] 0.25
 4–6 2.50 [1.29,4.87] 3.61 [1.16,11.26] 0.02
 7–9 1.52 [0.69,3.37] 1.81 [0.50,6.52] 0.35
Partner HIV test result
 Positive 1.00 1.00  
 Negative 0.31 [0.16,0.58] 0.24 [0.10,0.59] 0.00
 I don’t know 0.29 [0.02,3.28] 0.18 [0.01,3.06] 0.23