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Table 4 Bivariate and Multiple regression analysis: knowledge of new law on abortion, benefits of these services among women of reproductive age in Maputo and Quelimane cities

From: Induced abortion: a cross-sectional study on knowledge of and attitudes toward the new abortion law in Maputo and Quelimane cities, Mozambique

 KnowledgeBenefit
BivariateMultiple logistic regressionBivariateMultiple logistic regression
CategoriesOR95% CIAOR95% CIOR95% CIAOR95% CI
City
 Maputo vs Quelimanea3.05(1.55–6.00)**5.04(2.75–9.24)***1.46(0.86–2.48)1.42(0.74–2.76)
Age
 25–34 vs. 15-24a0.84(0.49–1.46)1.13(0.54–2.35)0.69(0.36–1.34)1.74(0.85–3.56)
 35–49 vs. 15–241.75(0.83–3.69)0.44(0.16–1.20)0.96(0.39–2.37)1.51(0.54–4.23)
Religion
 Muslim vs Catholica1.77(0.52–6.08)0.6(0.18–2.04)4.64(2.00–10.96)***0.22(0.10–0.50)*
 protestant vs. Catholic0.72(0.45–1.16)0.69(0.43–1.10)1.06(0.48–2.36)0.88(0.40–1.95)
 Others vs. Catholic0.95(0.45–2.03)0.55(0.29–1.06)1.22(0.65–2.29)0.78(0.40–1.52)
Marital status
 Unmarried vs marrieda1.74(0.95–3.18)2.14(1.05–4.36)*1.14(0.65–2.01)1.08(0.64–1.80)
Education level
 Non educated vs. Secondary3.02(1.03–8.84)*3.84(0.73–20.23)0.53(0.15–1.85)0.33(0.08–1.30)
 Primary vs. Secondary0.92(0.41–2.06)1.04(0.52–2.06)0.81(0.40–11.61)0.78(0.40–1.52)
 University vs. Secondary1.70(0.78–3.67)1.64(0.61–4.41)6.75(3.33–13.69)***6.07(2.72–13.53)***
Occupation
 Students vs Unemployeda0.77(0.31–1.91)2.26(1.12–4.53)*0.77(0.35–1.1.68)1.59(0.71–3.56)
 Employed vs Unemployed0.62(0.32–1.19)2.02(1.07–3.83)0.75(0.40–1.43)1.06(0.55–2.02)
Ever Use contraceptives
 Yes vs Noa2.17(1.05–4.46)*1.92(0.97–3.83)1.92(1.08–3.40)*1.46(0.74–2.88)
Ever been pregnant
 Yes vs. Noa1.64(0.83–3.23)3.34(1.62–6.89)**1.34(0.83–2.14)1.25(0.61–2.55)
Abortion knowledge
 Yes vs. Noa    2.89(1.67–5.01)***2.54(1.57–4.10)***
  1. OR Odds Ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio, CI Confidence interval *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001; aSubcategory of reference