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Table 6 Bivariate and multivariate analysis on emergency contraceptive utilization among female college students in Debre Tabor Town northwest Ethiopia, October 2017 (n = 263)

From: Assessment of emergency contraceptives utilization and associated factors among female college students at Debre Tabor town

Variables EC used Crude OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
No (%) Yes (%)
Age (in years)
 15–19 91(48.2) 21(28.41) 1.00 1.00
 20–24 90(47.6) 45(60.8) 2.2(1.19, 3.93) 2.3(1.21, 4.49)*
  > =25 8(4.2) 8(10.8) 4.3(1.46, 12.87) 1.9(0.52, 7.32)
Marital Status
 Never married 169(89.4) 49(66.2) 1.00 1.00
 Married 16(8.5) 19(25.3) 4.1(1.96, 8.56) 2.8(1.22, 6.21)*
 Divorced 4(2.1) 6(8.1) 5.2(1.40, 19.07) 4.9(1.12, 21.08)*
Extra Job
 Yes 11(5.8) 12(16.2) 3.1(1.32, 3.46) 2.5(0.98, 6.62)
 No 178(94.2) 62(83.8) 1.00 1.00
Ever Pregnant
 Yes 6(3.2) 14(18.9) 7.1(2.62, 19.34) 3.7(0.50, 27.99)
 No 183(96.8) 60(81.1) 1.00  
Unintended pregnancy
 Yes 4(2.1) 11 (14.9) 8.1(2.48, 26.27) 1.7(0.16, 17.17)
 No 185(97.9) 63(81.1) 1.00 01.0
Field of Study
 Non-Health science 91(48.1) 25(33.8) 1.00 1.00
 Health science 98(51.9) 49(66.2) 1.8(1.04, 3.19) 1.3(0.69, 2.49)
Knowledge
 Good knowledge 79(41.8) 47(63.5) 2.4(1.39, 4.22) 2.3(1.20, 4.25)*
 Poor knowledge 110(58.2) 27(36.5) 1.00  
  1. N.B: 1 = reference,*= significantely associated factor Hosmier and lemesho Goodness of fit test = 0.591
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