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Table 3 Determinants of IUCD utilization in Primary health care facilities in Mekelle city, Northern Ethiopia, Tigray region, 2017

From: Determinants of intrauterine contraceptive device utilization at primary health care facilities in Mekelle City, northern Ethiopia

Variables Cases (78)(%) Controls 156(%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Age (years)
 40–44 13 (16.7) 6 (3.8) 16.61 (5.05,54.65)* 7.23(.74, 70.79)
 35–39 16 (20.5) 13 (8.3) 9.43 (3.44, 25.88)* 2.75(.46, 16.35)
 30–34 17 (21.8) 26 (16.7) 5.01 (1.99,12.65)* 1.34(.26, 6.81)
 25–29 23 (29.5) 42 (26.8) 4.19 (1.78, 9.93)* 1.14(.28, 4.65)
 15–24 9 (11.5) 69 (44.3) 1
Occupation
 House wife 10 (12.8) 47 (30.1) 1.97 (0.57–6.78) * 0.1 (0.01–1.26)
 Merchant 26 (33.3) 24 (15.4) 10.02 (3.11–32.33)* 0.62 (0.05–7.29)
 Govt. Employee 23 (29.5) 29 (18.6) 7.34 (2.28–23.58)* 0.43 (0.04–4.89)
 Private Employee 15 (19.2) 19 (12.2) 7.30 (2.13–25.08)* 0.65 (0.06–7.76)
 Student 4 (5.1) 37 (23.7) 1 1
Marital status
 Married 73 (93.6) 101 (64.7) 7.95 (3.03–20.84) 8.59 (2.6–28.4) **
 Single 5 (6.4) 55 (35.3) 1 1
Number of pregnancy (N = 194)
 ≥5 times 14 (18.4) 10 (8.5) 4.94 (1.89–12.87) 5.7 (1.02–31.80) **
 3–4 times 43 (56.6) 40 (34.2) 3.79 (1.95–7.39) * 2.04 (0.67–6.23)
 1–2 times 19 (25) 67 (57.35) 1 1
Number of alive children (N = 177)
 > 2 children 42 (57.5) 42 (40) 5.50 (2.08–14.45) 3.5 (1.03–11.91) **
 2 children 25 (34.2) 30 (28.6) 4.58 (1.65–12.70) 3.94 (1.14–13.55) **
 1child 6 (8.2) 33 (31.4) 1 1
Ever heard about IUCD (234)
 Yes 76 (97.4) 103 (66) 19.55 (4.62–82.74) 14.15 (2.82–71.18)**
 No 2 (2.6) 53 (22.6) 1 1
Have you ever seen IUCD (234)
 Yes 70 (89.7 54 (34.6) 16.53 (7.41–36.87) 10.4 (4.0–27.17) **
 No 8 (10.3) 102 (65.4) 1 1
Information on availability of IUCD in PHCU
 Yes 73 (93.6) 120 (76.9) 4.38 (1.65–11.67)* 6.11 (0.55–68.02)
 No 5 (6.4) 36 (23.1) 1 1
Information on availability of HCP that insert IUCD
 Yes 67 (85.9) 84 (53.8) 5.22 (2.56–10.63) 3.9 (1.5–9.7) **
 No 11 (14.1) 72 (46.2) 1 1
Information on IUCD protect pregnancy for about 12 years
 Yes 60 (76.9) 66 (42.6) 4.49 (2.43–8.32) * 1.42(.33–6.15)
 No 18 (23.1) 89 (57.4) 1 1
Information on IUCD requires less follow up
 Yes 35 (44.9) 105 (68.2) 2.63 (1.53–4.61) * 1.26(.36–4.39)
 No 43 (55.1) 49 (31.8) 1 1
  1. *Significant p < 0.25, and ** Significant p < 0.05