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Table 4 Factors associated with current contraceptive use among reproductive age women in four emerging regions of Ethiopia, 2017

From: Contraceptive prevalence rate and associated factors among reproductive age women in four emerging regions of Ethiopia: a mixed method study

Independent variables Categories Contraceptive use COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Residence Rural 382 1531 1.00 1.00
Urban 197 496 1.6(1.3, 1.9)** 1.1 (0.8, 1.6)
Age 15–24 223 658 1.00 1.00
25–34 234 613 1.1(0.9, 1.3) 1.2 (0.9, 1.8)
35–49 62 333 0.5(0.4, 0.7) * 1.6(1.1, 2.4)*
Marital status Single 39 478 1.00 1.00
Married 519 1423 4.5(3.2, 6.2)** 8.4(5.5, 12.7)**
Others 21 126 2(1.1, 3.6)* 4.5(2.0, 9.9)**
Family size 1–5 407 874 1.00 1.00
6–10 167 999 0.4(0.3, 0.4)** 0.65(0.5, 0.8)*
> 11 5 154 0.1(0.03, 0.2)** 0.2(0.1, 0.5)*
Religion Muslim 228 1290 1.00 1.00
Non-Muslim 351 737 2.7(2.2, 3.3)** 1.3(1.1, 1.7)*
Level of education No 168 1192 1.00 1.00
Primary 235 496 3.4(2.6, 4.2)** 2.1(1.6, 2.8)**
Secondary 95 233 2.8(2.1, 3.8)** 1.8(1.2, 2.7)*
Above secondary 81 106 5.4(3.8, 7.5)** 2.1(1.3, 3.4)*
Husband level of education No 121 891 1.00 1.00
Primary 165 246 4.9(3.7, 6.4)** 1.4(1.0, 2.1
Secondary 111 154 5.3(3.8, 7.2)** 1.1(0.7, 1.8)
Above secondary 126 183 5.1(3.7, 6.8)** 1.1(0.6, 1.9)
Occupation Farmer 410 1492 1.00 1.00
Merchant 50 118 1.5(1.1, 2.1)* 1.2(0.7, 2.4)
Employee 66 95 2.5(1.8, 3.5)** 1.2(0.6, 2.4)
Student 53 322 0.59(0.4, 0.8)** 1.2(0.60, 2.2)
Household monthly income < 1000 ETB 266 1175 1.00 1.00
> 1000 ETB 312 850 1.6(1.3, 1.9)** 1.1(0.8, 1.5)
Having TV/Radio No 419 1688 1.00 1.00
Yes 160 339 1.9(1.5, 2.4)** 1.1(0.8, 1.6)
Watch/listening TV/radio No 344 1543 1.00 1.00
Yes 235 484 2.2(1.8, 2.6)** 1.1(.8, 1.6)
Total number of live children <  4 506 1491 1.00 1.00
> 4 73 536 0.42(0.3, 0.5)** 0.8(0.5, 1.2)
Number of ideal desired children 1–4 260 394 1.00 1.00
> 5 319 1633 0.3(0.2, 0.4)** 0.8(0.6, 0.9)*
Knowledge on FP Poor 169 1302 1.00 1.00
Good 410 725 4.4(3.0, 5.3)** 6.6(4.6, 9.6)**
Attitude towards FP Unfavorable 54 1176 1.00 1.00
Favorable 525 851 13.4(10.0, 18.0)** 2.1(1.6, 2.8)**
  1. * = p-value < 0.05, ** = p-value< 0.001, CI Confidence interval, COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio