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Table 7 Logistic regression results of KAP GAP by different background characteristics

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice GAP in family planning usage: an analysis of selected cities of Uttar Pradesh

Background characteristics Crude odds ratio Confidence interval (95 %) Adjusted odds ratio Confidence interval (95 %)
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Age group
 15–19 Ref    Ref   
 20–24 0.627** 0.463 0.848 0.989* 0.767 1.47
 25–29 0.368** 0.273 0.497 0.734* 0.526 1.023
 30–34 0.273** 0.202 0.369 0.573** 0.406 0.809
 35–49 0.379** 0.282 0.509 0.766* 0.542 1.082
Educational status
 No education Ref    Ref   
 Primary education 0.614** 0.521 0.724 0.683** 0.575 0.812
 Secondary education 0.529** 0.475 0.588 0.688** 0.602 0.788
 Higher education 0.324** 0.286 0.367 0.499** 0.417 0.597
Place of residence
 Non Slum Ref    Ref   
 Slum 1.435** 1.283 1.606 1.134 1.007 1.276
No of living children
 No child Ref    Ref   
 One child 0.247** 0.191 0.32 0.247** 0.188 0.323
 Two children 0.178** 0.138 0.229 0.205** 0.155 0.269
 Three children 0.214** 0.165 0.279 0.206** 0.153 0.277
 Four & more than 4 children 0.328** 0.255 0.422 0.231** 0.171 0.314
Religion
 Non Muslim Ref    Ref   
 Muslim 1.415** 1.285 1.559 1.106 0.986 1.239
Caste       
 Sc/St Ref    Ref   
 OBC 0.906** 0.801 1.023 0.972 0.847 1.115
 Others 0.608** 0.536 0.691 0.967 0.834 1.121
Wealth index
 Poor Ref    Ref   
 Medium 0.688** 0.611 0.776 0.900** 0.79 1.024
 Rich 0.425** 0.384 0.469 0.680** 0.597 0.774
Media exposure
 No Exposure Ref    Ref   
 Exposure to atleast one form of Media 0.514** 0.467 0.565 0.725** 0.652 0.807
Husband education
 Not educated Ref    Ref   
 Educated 0.531** 0.474 0.594 1.051 0.919 1.202
  1. * p < 0.05
  2. ** p < 0.01