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Table 8 Factors associated with infertility among women attending a gynecologic clinic in three public hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021

From: Magnitude of infertility and associated factors among women attending selected public hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Infertility COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Fertile N (%) Infertile N (%)
Duration of marriage
 ≤ 60 month 91(66.9) 45(33.1) 1 1
 > 60 month 205(75.1) 68(24.9) 0.671(0.428,1.052) 3.848(1.392,10.640)**
History of fallopian tube obstruction
Yes 9(26.5) 25(73.5) 9.059(4.077,20.131)** 8.269(2.365,28.909)*
No 287(76.5) 88(23.5) 1 1
Frequency of coitus
Regular 179(88.2) 24(11.8) 1 1
Irregular 117(56.8) 89(43.2) 5.673(3.416,9.424)** 37.4(11.298,124.114)**
Number of sex partners
1 161(76.7) 49(23.3) 1 1
 ≥ 1 135(67.8) 64(32.2) 1.558(1.006,2.411)* 3.512(1.636,7.538)**
History of STI
Yes 53(64.6) 29(35.4) 1.583(0.945,2.652) 0.912(0.269,3.093)
No 243(74.3) 84(25.7) 1 1
Number of abortion
Once 93(81.6) 21(18.4) 1 1
Twice 42(95.5) 2(4.5) 0.454(0.146,1.410) 0.612(0.272,1.375)
Three times and more 39(90.7) 4(9.3) 2.154(0.373,12.425) 6.886(1.279,37.086)*
Partner’s current alcohol history
Yes 64(81.0) 15(19.0) 1.555(1.302,2.021) 1.315(1.116,1.858)*
No 232(70.3) 98(29.7) 1 1
  1. CI, confidence interval; COR, crude odds ratio; AOR, adjusted odds ratio
  2. *P value < 0.05; **p value < 0.01