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Table 6 Bi-variable analysis of factors contributing to husbands’ involvement in family planning service utilization in urban and rural kebele of Kondala district, West Wollega, western 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

Variable Category Husband Involvement in FP OR (95%CI)
Urban Rural Urban Rural
Involved (%) Not involved (%) Involved (%) Not involved (%)
Educational status No Formal education 29(53.7) 2546.29) 54(46.95) 61(53.04) 1 1
Primary school 41(48.23) 44(51.76) 51(44.35) 64(55.65) 0.80(0.40, 1.59) 0.90(0.54, 1.51)
Secondary school 63(49.6) 64(50.3) 32(49.23) 33(50.76) 0.85(0.45, 1.60) 1.09(0.59, 2.01)
Diploma & above 70(73.68) 25(26.3) 41(71.92) 16(28.07) 2.42(1.19, 4.88) * 2.89(1.46, 5.73) *
Occupational status Merchant 58(55.76) 46(44.23) ** ** 1.23(0.66, 2.25) **
Government employee 66(68.04) 31(31.95) 2.07(1.09, 3.90) *
Farmer 44(48.35) 47(51.64) 0.90(0.48, 1.70)
Daily Worker 35(50.72) 34(49.27) 1
Distance to HF (min) < 30 ** ** 66(61.11) 42(38.89) ** 2.29(1.34,3.92)*
30–60 66(50.38) 65(49.61) 1.48(0.89,2.45)
> 60 46(40.7) 67(59.29)  
Duration of marriage (years) 0–5 14(31.11) 31(68.88) 31(40.25) 46(59.74) 1 1
> 5 189(59.81) 127(40.18) 147(53.45) 128(46.54) 3.29(1.68,6.44)* 1.70(1.02,2.85)*
Current number of children None 21(35.59) 38(64.40) 14(24.13) 44(75.86) 1 1
1–3 60(51.28) 57(48.71) 52(48.59) 55(51.41) 1.90(1.00,3.63)* 2.97(1.46,6.05)*
> 4 122(65.94) 63(34.06) 112(59.89) 75(40.11) 3.50(1.89,6.47)* 4.69(2.40,9.16)*
Desired number of children 1–2 4(36.36) 7(63.63) ** ** 0.59(0.16,2.09) **
3–4 102(67.10) 50(32.89) 2.12(1.37,3.29)*
> 5 97(48.89) 101(51.01) 1
Knowledge about FP Not Knowledgeable ** ** 46(30.06) 107(69.93) ** 1
Knowledgeable 132(66.33) 67(33.66) 4.58(2.91,7.21)*
Attitude Towards FP Negative attitude 73(46.49) 84(53.51) ** ** 1 **
Positive attitude 130(63.72) 74(36.27) 2.02(1.32,3.08)*
  1. * Variables which are significant at 95%CI with p-value < 0.05, ** Data which are not included in the model, 1: reference category
  2. COR Crudes Odds Ratio; FP Family planning; HF Health facility