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Table 4 Factors associated with EC knowledge among secondary school students in Wolkite town, southern Ethiopia, 2019

From: Emergency contraceptive knowledge, utilization and associated factors among secondary school students in Wolkite town, southern Ethiopia, cross sectional study

Variable Knowledge of EC COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Yes No
Age
 14–18 years 167 43 1 1 0.459
 19–23 years 95 3 0.453(0.237–0.507) 1.434(0.101–1.520) 0.234
 24–28 years 17 2 0.231(0.045–1.244) 1.50(0.364–4.625) 0.548
Admission type
 Night 41 1 7.025(1.28–12.32) 7.421(1.241–4.041) 0.026*
 Regular 238 47 1 1 1
Grade level
 Grade 9th 49 38 1 1 0.021
 Grade 10th 106 7 0.34(0.362–0.931) 4.21(3.451–4.172) 0.014*
 Grade 11th 66 0 0.251(0.670, 0.975) 0.421(0.521–1.371) 0.872
 Grade 12th 58 3 0.543(0.239, 0.439) 2.02(1..641 - 9.071) 0.035*
 Father education      
Discussion about RH issues with parents
 Yes 126 14 2.00(1.028, 3.891) 2.721(0.231, − 2.612) 0.013*
 No 153 34 1 1 0.412
  1. CI Confidence interval, COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio
  2. *P < 0.05 = indicates statistically significant association