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Table 4 Multivariate analysis results with adjusted Odds Ratio

From: Does women’s caste make a significant contribution to adolescent pregnancy in Nepal? A study of Dalit and non-Dalit adolescents and young adults in Rupandehi district

Factors Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Caste/Ethnicity
 Dalit (Ref)       
 Brahmin/Chhetri 0.311*** 0.18–0.54 0.564 0.28–1.12 0.603 0.30–1.22
 Jana Jaati 1.275 0.75–2.17 1.748 0.94–3.26 1.643 0.87–3.10
 Madhesi/Muslim 0.840 0.42–1.68 0.669 0.29–1.56 0.555 0.23–1.36
Place of Residence
 Urban    0.774 0.40–1.49 0.839 0.43–1.62
 Rural (Ref)       
Education
 Primary (Ref)       
 Secondary    0.328** 0.17–0.63 0.335** 0.17–0.65
 Illiterate    0.429 0.18–1.05 0.374* 0.15–0.95
Occupation
 Unemployed (Ref)       
 Others (Farmer/Labor/Business)    1.159 0.55–2.45 1.298 0.59–2.84
Age @ Marriage
 09–16 years (Ref)       
 17 years and above    0.032*** 0.01–0.09 0.019*** 0.01–0.14
Family Type
 Nuclear (Ref)       
 Joint/Extended    0.967 0.50–1.89 0.950 0.48–1.89
Husband’s Education
 Primary or less/Illiterate (Ref)       
 Secondary+    1.262 0.66–2.41 1.302 0.67–2.52
Husband’s Occupation
 Farmer/Labor/Unemployed (Ref)       
 Employed/Business    0.636 0.38–1.07 0.654 0.38–1. 11
Wealth Index (Family)
 Lowest wealth group    0.890 0.40–1.98 0.761 0.33–1.75
 Middle wealth group    1.053 0.58–1.91 1.071 0.58–1.97
 Highest wealth group (Ref)       
Type of Marriage
 Love/Self    0.811 0.48–1.37 0.868 0.50–1.50
 Arrange (Ref)       
Age @ First sex
 11–16 years      0.578 0.09–3.74
 17 years and above (Ref)       
Attending Fairs/Clubs
 No (Ref)       
 Yes      0.402** 0.21–0.79
Goes to movie
 No (Ref)       
 Yes      1.063 0.61–1.85
Drinks Alcohol
 No (Ref)       
 Yes      5.175* 1.02–26.32
Intercept   2.635***(0.969)   107.667***(4.679)   324.140***(5.781)
Model Chi-square   22.202***   143.849***   155.884***
Degree of freedom   3   14   18
-2Log likelihood   540.357   415.718   403.684
Nagelkerke R-square (%)   6.7%   38.4%   41.1%
Percent correctly classified   70.5%   73.6%   76.0%
  1. Wald Chi square *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001