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Table 3 Bivariate logistic regression analysis of the association between couple’s decision-making arrangement and wife’s current use of modern contraceptive

From: Couple’s concordance and discordance in household decision-making and married women’s use of modern contraceptives in Bangladesh

Decision-making items Wives Husbands Couples
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Who decides about making major household purchases?
 Jointly (Reference)
  Wife Only 1.06 [0.74–1.53] 0.71 [0.46–1.10] 1.03 [0.30–3.58]
  Husband Only 0.75*** [0.61–0.91] 0.87 [0.71–1.06] 0.76* [0.55–1.05]
  Others 0.62*** [0.49–0.78] 0.74*** [0.60–0.92] 0.62*** [0.47–0.84]
  Disagree      0.79** [0.65–0.96]
Who decides about making daily household purchases?
 Jointly (Reference)
  Wife Only 1.03 [0.86–1.23] 0.92 [0.70–1.21] 0.96 [0.62–1.48]
  Husband Only 0.80** [0.65–0.99] 0.83** [0.69–0.99] 0.73* [0.52–1.01]
  Others 0.62*** [0.49–0.78] 0.64*** [0.50–0.82] 0.59*** [0.43–0.81]
  Disagree      0.97 [0.77–1.22]
Who decides about visits to your family or relatives?
 Jointly (Reference)
  Wife Only 1.09 [0.83–1.44] 0.92 [0.63–1.35] 1.80 [0.62–5.25]
  Husband Only 0.77*** [0.63–0.93] 0.87 [0.71–1.07] 0.73** [0.53–1.00]
  Others 0.59*** [0.46–0.76] 0.72*** [0.57–0.92] 0.56*** [0.41–0.77]
  Disagree      0.93 [0.77–1.12]
  1. Significance level ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.10