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Table 4 Binary and multiple Logistic regression analysis factors associated with knowledge of Abortion legislation, among under graduate female students of Ambo University, West Shoa Zone, Ethiopia, 2018

From: Assessment of knowledge on abortion law and factors affecting it among regular undergraduate female students of Ambo University, Oromia Region, Ethiopia, 2018: a cross sectional study

Variables Knowledge of legal abortion COR (95% C. I) AOR(95% C.I) p-value
Poor (N) Good
(N)
   
Year of study
Year I 140 30 1 1  
Year II 105 22 .98(.534–1.792) 1.16(.598–2.250) .661
Year III 78 25 1.496(.822–2.722 1.55(.811–2.965) .184
Year IV 39 14 1.675(.810–3.465) 2.00(.914–4.373) .083
Year V 8 7 4.083 (1.375–12.125) 3.20(.950–10.772) .061
Know the place where safely induced abortion performed
Yes 137 66 3.51 (2.188–5.624) 3.12 (1.854–5.239) 0.000a
No 233 32 1 1  
Know some-one who had Abortion
 Yes 118 46 2.25 (1.429–3.542) 1.46(.880–2.426) .143
 No 252 52 1 1  
Ever visited health institution
 Yes 214 71 1.92 (1.176–3.125) 1.59(.927–2.725) .092
 No 156 27 1 1  
Received health education on abortion legislation
 Yes 117 43 1.69 (1.072–2.665) 7.38 (1.118–48.761) 0.038 a
 No 253 55 1 1  
Being member of health club in schools
 Yes 145 58 1.89 (1.201–2.972) 2.09 (1.256–3.484) 0.01 a
 No 225 40 1 1  
Currently using contraceptive
 Yes 164 59 1.87 (1.189–2.948) 1.44(.858–2.403) 0.169
 No 203 39 1 1  
  1. aindicate factors that showed association with outcome variable
  2. *Statistically significant at 95% confidence interval.at p-value 0.05