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Table 3 Predictors of postabortion contraceptive use among women of reproductive age group (15–49) who received abortion care in Bahir Dar Town, October 1–November 1, 2015, n = 400

From: Postabortion contraceptive use in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Postabortion contraceptive Odd ratio (95% CI)
Yes n (%) No n (%) Crude Adjusted
Age
 15–19 47 (15.3%) 13 (14.1%) 1 1
 20–24 126 (40.9%) 37 (40.2%) 3.37 (1.30–8.74) 8.52 (2.6–17.92)*
 25–29 97 (31.5%) 18 (19.5%) 3.17 (1.40–7.18) 5.08 (1.91–13.5) *
 30–34 23 (7.5%) 10 (10.9%) 5.03 (2.24–1.66) 5.76 (2.11–15.7)*
  ≥ 35 15 (4.8%) 14 (15.3%) 2.14 (0.76–6.07) 4.20 (1.29–13.63)*
Marital status
 Married 275 (89.3%) 51 (55.4%) 1 1
 Single 33 (10.7%) 41 (44.6%) 6.7 (3.87–11.57)* 7.2 (3.89–13.33) *
Previous abortion history
 No 231 (73.6%) 63 (73.3%) 1 1
 Yes 83 (26.4%) 23 (26.7%) 1.29 (0.46–1.30) 2.00 (1.23–3.84)*
Ever used contraceptive
 No 64 (20.4%) 45 (52.3%) 1 1
 Yes 250 (79.6%) 41 (47.7. 2%) 3.65 (2.23–5.98)* 4.73 (2.40–9.30)*
Used contraceptive during the index pregnancy
 No 188 (59.9%) 75 (87.2%) 1 1
 Yes 126 (40.1%) 11 (12.8%) 3.07 (1.71–5.52) * 2.64 (1.82–3.31) *
  1. *significant at p < 0.05