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Table 3 Bivariable and multivariable analysis for early resumption of sexual intercourse among mothers of extended postpartum period in Gondar city, northwest Ethiopia, 2020

From: Factors associated with early resumption of sexual intercourse among women during extended postpartum period in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Timing of resumption COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Before 6 weeks After 6 weeks
Residence
 Urban 146 352 3.79(1.18, 5.89) 6.12(2.41, 15.66)
Rural 7 64 1 1
Age
 18–24 49 138 0.97(0.54, 1.72) 0.92(0.43, 1.99)
 25–34 82 214 0.90(0.52, 1.55) 0.99(0.52, 1.86)
  > 35 22 64 1 1
Educational status
 No formal education 34 64 0.53(0.11, 0.92) 0.54(0.29, 1.02)
 Primary school complete 30 57 0.54(0.31, 0.95) 0.49(0.26, 1.94)
 Secondary school complete 49 154 0.89(0.55, 1.44) 0.88(0.52, 1.48)
 College/University complete 40 141 1 1
Parity
 1 46 153 1.57(0.64, 3.86) 2.26(1.66, 7.78)
 2–4 99 246 1.17(0.49, 2.80) 1.81(0.59, 5.54)
  > 5 8 17 1 1
Breastfeed currently
 Yes 149 404 0.91(0.29, 2.85) 1.01(0.29, 3.48)
 No 4 12 1 1
Reason for resuming sexual intercourse
 I wanted sex 59 77 1 1
 Partner demand 94 339 2.76(1.82, 4.16) 2.66(1.72, 4.11)
Ever advised about postpartum sexual activity
 Yes 35 109 1.20(0.77, 1.85) 1.32(0.79, 2.19)
 No 118 307 1 1
Using any family planning
 Yes 65 250 2.04(1.40, 2.97) 2.72(1.51, 3.43)
 No 88 166 1 1
Have postnatal care
 Yes 69 244 1.73(1.19, 2.51) 1.45(1.06, 2.18)
 No 84 172 1 1