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Table 3 Bivariate associations for PAC LARC/PM uptake, and multivariate odds of PAC LARC/PM uptake

From: What contraception do women use after experiencing complications from abortion? an analysis of cohort records of 18,688 postabortion care clients in Tanzania

  Bivariate associations (chi2) Odds ratio
(multinomial logit regression)
  N % p-value OR 95% CI
Age 18,494   0.04  
<20 2,337 12.5 Reference
20–24 5,047 27.0 1.56* 1.16–2.10
25–29 4,405 23.6 2.23** 1.67–2.98
30–34 3,449 18.5 3.11** 2.33–4.16
>35 3,256 17.4 6.17** 4.68–8.16
Facility type 18,688   0.003  
Hospital 9,904 48.7 Reference
Health center 6,256 33.5 0.69** 0.60–0.79
Dispensary 3,338 17.9 0.95 0.81–1.12
Uterine evacuation technology 18,465   0.004  
MVA/EVA 14,362 76.9 1.38** 1.17–1.63
Sharp curettage 3,903 20.9 Reference
Gestational age (weeks) 18,220   0.002  
<12 14,491 77.6 Reference
13–18 2,604 13.9 0.83* 0.69–0.1.00
>19 1,125 8.5 0.81* 0.64–0.99
  1. *p<.05; **p=<.001