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Table 3 Frequency and factors associated with inconsistent fertility preference

From: Social consequences of COVID-19 on fertility preference consistency and contraceptive use among Nigerian women: insights from population-based data

Variables

Inconsistent fertility preference

Socio-demographics

(%)

Unadjusted OR (95% CI)

Adjusted OR (95% CI)

Age group (Years)

  

Model I

Model II

 15-24

9.8

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 25-29

22.8

2.71(0.74-9.97)

 

2.24(0.71-7.11)

 30-34

37.2

5.46(1.49-20.01)*

 

4.46(1.29-15.39)*

 35-39

31.1

4.16(1.30-13.31)*

 

2.92(0.90-9.52)

 40-44

21.5

2.52(0.75-8.50)

 

1.78(0.53-5.95)

 45-49

17.4

1.94(0.58-6.48)

 

1.37(0.38-4.86)

Highest education

 None

28.9

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 Primary

40.3

1.66(0.76-3.62)

  

 Secondary

24.8

0.81(0.40-1.63)

  

 Tertiary

18.8

0.57(0.28-1.14)

  

Employment

 Yes

26.5

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 No

24.3

0.89(0.54-1.47)

  

Place of residence

 Urban

24.3

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 Rural

34.6

1.65(0.60-4.55)

  

Wealth quintile

 Lowest

33

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 Lower

26.9

0.75(0.38-1.47)

 

0.79(0.41-1.54)

 Middle

27.7

0.78(0.39-1.53)

 

0.87(0.40-1.90)

 Higher

25.2

0.68(0.31-1.52)

 

0.78(0.32-1.91)

 Highest

20.5

0.52(0.26-1.04)

 

0.55(0.26-1.18)

State

 Lagos

25.3

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 Kano

28.2

1.16(0.52-2.61)

  

Social consequences of COVID-19

Loss of personal income

  Small

24

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  Moderate

31.1

1.43(0.70-2.94)

1.45(0.71-2.96)

 

  Large

23.5

0.97(0.55-1.73)

0.94(0.51-1.70)

 

  No income

24.9

1.05(0.57-1.94)

1.67(0.61-4.58)

 

Loss of household income

  Some or partial

27.2

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  Total

23.7

0.83(0.56-1.24)

0.54(0.22-1.36)

 

Household food insecurity

  No

24.9

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  Yes

32.5

1.45(0.86-2.47)

1.64(1.01-2.68)*

1.47(0.86-2.51)

Worry about future household finance

  No

19.5

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  Yes

26.7

1.50(0.67-3.36)

1.68(0.70-4.03)

 

Economic reliance on partner

  No

26.4

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  Yes

25.8

0.97(0.53-1.78)

0.99(0.54-1.83)

 

Marital and reproductive characteristics

No of times married/cohabited

  Once

25.9

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  More than one

28.4

1.13(0.60-2.12)

  

Family type

  Monogamy

24.1

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  Polygynous

34

1.62(0.99-2.66)

 

1.42(0.85-2.36)

Children ever-born

   < =1

11.2

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  2

23.8

2.48(0.99-6.14)

 

2.25(0.87-5.84)

  3

35.9

4.43(1.68-11.70)*

 

3.88(1.36-11.08)*

  4

25.8

2.76(0.91-8.41)

 

2.31(0.75-7.08)

   > =5

31.8

3.69(1.34-10.22)*

 

2.75(0.80-9.44)

History of pregnancy termination in past 3 years

  No

25.7

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  Yes

30.3

1.26(0.73-2.15)

  
  1. *p < 0.05