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Table 4 Bivariable and multivariable logistic regression analysis of predictorsof LARC methods utilization among reproductive age group in Hawassa city, South Ethiopia, 2019 (N = 660)

From: Utilization and predictors of long acting reversible contraceptive methods among reproductive age women in Hawassa city, South Ethiopia: a community based mixed methods

Variables Bivariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Level CI (95%) CI (95%)
Knowledge Good 19.00 (10.12–35.76)* 3.99 (1.66–9.60)**
Moderate 3.80 (1.84–8.11)* 1.34 (0.50–3.60)
Poor 1 1
Attitude Positive 21.60 (12.56–37.22)* 7.90 (3.80–16.10)**
Negative 1 1
Source of information Health professionals 1 1
Mass media 0.05 (0.02–0.15) 0.60 (0.13–2.83)
Others 0.12 (0.04–0.33)* 0.43 (0.11–1.70)
Educational level No formal education 1 1.
Primary level 1.87 (0.24–14.61) 0.27 (0.09–8.65)
Secondary 0.98 (0.21–4.52) 0.36 (0.03–4.72)
Higher 6.80 (1.60–29.15) * 1.77 (0.13–23.31)
Discussion with husband Yes 4.60 (2.20–9.60)* 2.70 (1.02–7.20)*
No 1  
Ever use contraceptive Yes 8.26 (4.40–15.30)* 2.30 (0.80–6.46)
No 1 1
Number of children 0 1 1
1–2 5.90 (2.88–12.38)* 0.56 (0.07–4.26)
3–5 10.60 (5.26–21.35)* 0.86 (0.11–6.61)
Above 5 25.70 (11.38–58.10)* 2.28 (0.25–20.61)
No desire to have children Yes 2.53 (1.57–4.10) 8.20 (3.13–21.33)**
No 1 1
Discussion with providers Yes 4.90 (2.20–11.30)* 4.10 (1.36–12.55)**
No 1 1
  1. Note: 1 indicates the reference categories; a single asterisk (*) indicates a significant association (p-value < 0.05); double asterisk (**) indicates a highly significant association (p-value < 0.01)