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Table 3 Couples’ determinants of contraceptive use in women

From: Determinants of contraceptive use among Nigerian couples: evidence from the 2013 Demographic and Health Survey

Folkloric/tradition vs. No Method
  b/(se) % Change in Odds
Age −0.081 (0.08) −7.8
Men’s Age −0.054 (0.07) −5.2
Education 0.055*** (0.01) 5.6
Men’s education 0.037* (0.02) 3.7
Fertility Preferences 0.372*** (0.09) 45
Men’s Fertility   
Preferences 0.298*** (0.09) 34.7
Total children 0.055 (0.04) 5.7
Husband’s desire   
For children −0.028 (0.03) −2.8
Health decision maker −0.223** −20
Spending decision   
Maker −0.048 (0.06) −4.7
Earning power −0.279* (0.11) −24.4
Male perception   
Of decision maker 0.134* (0.07) 14.4
Constant −19.118 (877.29)  
Modern vs. No Method
  b/(se) % Change in odds
Age 0.009 (0.06) 0.9
Men’s Age −0.006 (0.05) −0.6
Education 0.052*** (0.01) 3.83
Men’s Education 0.059*** (0.01) 4.12
Fertility Preferences 0.577*** (0.07) 53.6
Men’s Fertility   
Preferences 0.115 (0.06) 12.0
Total children 0.036 (0.03) 3.7
Husband’s desire   
For children −0.041* (0.02) −4.1
Health decision maker −0.252*** (0.05) −22.3
Spending decision   
Maker −0.070 (0.05) −6.7
Earning power −0.090 (0.09) −8.6
Male perception   
Of decision maker −0.018 (0.05) −1.8
Constant −19.720 (576.61)  
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001