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Table 2 Determinants of current contraceptive usage among women from the Digo community residing in Kwale County, Kenya

From: Pattern and determinants of contraceptive usage among women of reproductive age from the Digo community residing in Kwale, Kenya: results from a cross-sectional household survey

  Univariate Multivariatea
  OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
Respondent’s Age     
 <29 years Reference    
 ≥ 29 years 0.9 (0.7–1.2) 0.53   
School attendance     
 Never attended school Reference    
 Ever attended school 1.8 (1.1–2.7) 0.01 2.1 (1.4–3.4) 0.001
Years of education     
 < 8 years Reference    
 ≥ 8 years 0.8 (0.6–1.2) 0.30   
ANC attendance     
 No Reference    
 Yes 8.6 (2.5–29.3) 0.001 4.0 (1.1–14.8) 0.04
Ideal ANC attendance     
 No Reference    
 Yes 1.1 (0.8–1.6) 0.48   
Ever given birth     
 No Reference    
 Yes 4.5 (2.8–7.1) <0.0001 5.0 (1.7–15.0) 0.004
Marital status     
 Not in a marital union Reference    
 In a marital union 1.5 (1.1–2.1) 0.02 0.9 (0.6–1.4) 0.67
 Not living with marital partner Reference    
 Living with marital partner 1.4 (0.9–2.1) 0.16   
 Monogamous Reference    
 Polygamous 1.1 (0.7–1.7) 0.82   
Previous pregnancy intention     
 Didn’t want to get pregnant Reference    
 Wanted to get pregnant 1.0 (0.7–1.3) 0.75   
Future fertility desire     
 Prefer to have a child/another child soon Reference    
 No more children/Prefer to wait longer 7.5 (3.8–15.0) <0.0001 6.7 (3.3–13.8) <0.0001
  1. aAdjusted for respondents’ age, educational level, marital status, ANC attendance, previous birth and future fertility desire