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Table 2 Reproductive health characteristics of the study participants, in Urban and rural kebele of Kondala district, West Wollega, Ethiopia, 2019

From: Men’s involvement in family planning service utilization among married men in Kondala district, western Ethiopia: a community-based comparative cross-sectional study

Reproductive health characteristics Urban, n (%) Rural, n (%) p-value
Duration of marriage (years) 0–5 46(12.6%) 79(21.7%) 0.002*
> 5 319(87.4%) 285(78.3%)  
Age at first marriage 15–19 50(13.7%) 95(26.1%) < 0.001*
20–24 160(43.8%) 166(45.6%)  
25–29 114(31.2%) 73(20.1%)  
> 30 41(11.2%) 30(8.2%)  
Current number of children None 60(16.4%) 58(15.9%) 0.81
1–3 117(32.1%) 110(30.2%)  
> 4 188(51.5%) 196(53.8%)  
Desired number of children 1–2 11(3%) 22(6%) 0.007*
3–4 152(41.6%) 116(31.9%)  
> 5 202(55.3%) 226(62.1%)  
Birth interval (years) > 2 124(33.8%) 140(38.5%) 0.32
3–4 123(33.7%) 105(28.8%)  
3–4 83(22.7%) 76(20.9%)  
> 4 35(9.6%) 43(11.8%)  
  1. Note: *Statistically significant at p < 0.05