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Table 4 Predictors of long acting family planning method switching among re-visit clients in public health facilities, Dire Dawa City Administration, 2013(n = 634)

From: Long-acting family planning method switching among revisit clients of public health facilities in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Characteristics Switched method   
  No (%) Yes (%) Crude OR (95 % CI) Adjusted OR(95 % CI)
Age group     
 15–19 50(80. 7) 12(19.3) 1.00 1.00
 20–24 134(70.9) 55(29.1) 1.71(0.85,3.46) 0.38(0.73,2.01)
 25–29 99(54.7) 82(45.3) 3.5(1.72, 6.91)* 0.68(0.13,3.56)
 30–34 63(49.6) 64(50.4) 4.2 (2.06, 8.69)* 0.74(0.14,3.93)
 35+ 32(42.7) 43(57.3) 5.7(2.60,12.67)* 1.05(0.19,5.75)
Marital status     
 Unmarried 29(80.6) 7(19.4) 1.00 1.00
 Married 349(58.4) 249(41.6) 2.96(1.27,6.85) 2.41(1.01,5.74)*
Number of children     
 1 133(67.8) 63(32.2) 1.00 1.00
 2–4 163(56.4) 126(42.6) 1.63(1.12,2.48)* 3.00 (1.59, 5.67)*
 5+ 25(35.7) 45(64.3) 3.8(2.14, 6.74)* 2.07(1.17, 3.66)*
Future fertility control     
 To space birth 207(64.7) 113(35.3) 1.00 1.00
 To stop birth 85(46.2) 99(53.8) 5.2(1.10,24.92)* 5.11(1.15,24.79)*
 Depends on husband 11(50.0) 11(50.0) 4.5(0.79,25.77) 3.48(0.59,20.48)
 Depends on God 10(55.6) 8(44.4) 3.6(0.60,21.61) 3.95(0.64,24.34)
 I am not sure 9(81.8) 2(18.2) 2.5(0.52, 11.66) 3.08(0.64,14,84)
Source of family planning information     
 Husband 19(59.4) 13(40.6) 1.00 1.00
 Neighbors 56(62.9) 33(37.1) 1.76(0.79, 3.94) 1.82(0.80,4.15)
 Health Extension Workers 161(52.8) 144(47.2) 1.52(0.85, 2.71) 1.31(0.71,2.39)
 Health care providers 52(62.6) 31(37.4) 2.30(1.56,3.61)* 1.88(1.18, 3.01)*
 Others 90(72.0) 35(28.0) 1.53(0.85,2.86) 1.03(0.55,1.94
Husband is aware about use of Family planning     
 Yes 345(64.0) 194(36.0) 1.00 1.00
 No 33(34.7) 62(65.3) 3.34(2.11,5.28)* 3.05(1.88,4.94) *
  1. N.B. where P-value < 0.05 and * Adjusted for all variables in the table