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Table 2 Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios (with 95% CI) from binary logistic regressions examining the sterilization regret among ever married women by selected covariates in India, NFHS-2015-16

From: Sterilization regret in India: Is quality of care a matter of concern?

  Column 1 (OR (95% CI)) Column 2 (AOR (95% CI))
Region
 TFR more than 2.1® 1.00 1.00
 TFR less than equal to 2.1 1.12***(1.08 1.16) 0.99 (0.95 1.03)
Place of residence
 Urban® 1.00 1.00
 Rural 0.89***(0.86 0.93) 0.92***(0.88 0.97)
Caste
 Schedule caste® 1.00 1.00
 Schedule tribe 1.13***(1.06 1.20) 1.07*(1 1.14)
 OBC 1.07***(1.02 1.13) 1.02 (0.96 1.07)
 Others 1.02 (0.96 1.08) 0.97 (0.91 1.04)
Religion
 Hindu® 1.00 1.00
 Muslim 1.50***(1.40 1.60) 1.38***(1.28 1.49)
 Christin 1.58***(1.45 1.73) 1.53***(1.39 1.68)
 Others 0.76***(0.68 0.84) 0.78***(0.70 0.87)
Wealth quintile
 Poorest® 1.00 1.00
 Poorer 1.05*(0.99 1.12) 1.02 (0.96 1.09)
 Middle 1.06*(1.00 1.12) 0.96 (0.90 1.03)
 Richer 1.12***(1.05 1.19) 0.97 (0.90 1.04)
 Richest 1.03 (0.97 1.10) 0.88***(0.81 0.95)
Age of women
 15–19® 1.00 1.00
 20–24 0.57 (0.31 1.06) 0.71 (0.36 1.39)
 25–29 0.57 (0.31 1.04) 0.69 (0.36 1.35)
 30–34 0.54**(0.29 0.99) 0.66 (0.34 1.29)
 35–39 0.57 (0.31 1.04) 0.71 (0.37 1.39)
 40–44 0.53**(0.29 0.98) 0.69 (0.36 1.36)
 45–49 0.52**(0.28 0.94) 0.68 (0.35 1.33)
Educational status
 No education® 1.00 1.00
 Primary 1.00 (0.94 1.05) 0.98 (0.92 1.04)
 Secondary 1.12***(1.07 1.16) 1.06**(1 1.11)
 Higher 1.10*(1.00 1.21) 1.01 (0.91 1.13)
Currently married
 Yes® 1.00
 No 0.95 (0.87 1.03)
Sex composition
 Only Son® 1.00 1.00
 Only Daughter 1.42***(1.32 1.53) 1.34***(1.24 1.44)
 Both 0.77***(0.74 0.80) 0.81***(0.77 0.85)
Child loss
 No loss® 1.00 1.00
 Before Sterilization 1.09***(1.04 1.15) 1.27**(1.04 1.56)
 After Sterilization 1.54**(1.01 2.33) 1.24 (0.74 2.07)
Age at sterilization
  < 25® 1.00 1.00
 25–29 0.93***(0.89 0.97) 0.98 (0.94 1.04)
  > =30 0.93***(0.89 0.97) 0.98 (0.91 1.05)
Year since sterilization
  < 2® 1.00 1.00
 2–3 1.10**(1.02 1.19) 1.14***(1.05 1.24)
 More than 3 1.10**(1.02 1.18) 1.13***(1.03 1.24)
Parity at sterilization
 1® 1.00 1.00
 More than 2 1.97***(1.79 2.17) 1.17***(1.11 1.24)
Told sterilization would mean no more children
 No® 1.00 1.00
 Yes 1.39***(1.32 1.46) 1.41***(1.34 1.48)
Compensation received
 No® 1.00 1.00
 Yes 0.89***(0.85 0.92) 0.92***(0.87 0.96)
Quality of care
 Very good® 1.00 1.00
 All right 0.72***(0.7 0.75) 0.74***(0.71 0.77)
 Not so good 1.31***(1.2 1.43) 1.33***(1.22 1.46)
 Bad 2.44***(2.03 2.94) 2.39***(1.96 2.91)
Type of health facility
 Public® 1.00 1.00
 Private 1.06**(1 1.12) 0.90′***(0.84 0.96)
Child loss overall
 No loss® 1.00 1.00
 1 child loss 1.11***(1.05 1.18) 0.97 (0.79 1.19)
 2 child loss 1.02 (0.9 1.14) 0.93 (0.74 1.18)
 More than 2 loss 1.10 (0.91 1.34) Omitted
  1. Column1 represents the univariate (unadjusted) logistic odds ratio with 95% Confidence Interval
  2. Column2 represents the multivariate (adjusted) logistic odds ratio with 95% Confidence Interval
  3. ***p < 0.01,**p < 0.05, *p < 0.1,