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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 ref   ref
 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 ref   
 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 ref   
 No 24.3 0.89(0.54-1.47)   
Place of residence
 Urban 24.3 ref   
 Rural 34.6 1.65(0.60-4.55)   
Wealth quintile
 Lowest 33 ref   ref
 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 ref   
 Kano 28.2 1.16(0.52-2.61)   
Social consequences of COVID-19
Loss of personal income
  Small 24 ref ref  
  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 ref   
  Total 23.7 0.83(0.56-1.24) 0.54(0.22-1.36)  
Household food insecurity
  No 24.9 ref ref ref
  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 ref ref  
  Yes 26.7 1.50(0.67-3.36) 1.68(0.70-4.03)  
Economic reliance on partner
  No 26.4 ref ref  
  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 ref   
  More than one 28.4 1.13(0.60-2.12)   
Family type
  Monogamy 24.1 ref   ref
  Polygynous 34 1.62(0.99-2.66)   1.42(0.85-2.36)
Children ever-born
   < =1 11.2 ref   ref
  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 ref   
  Yes 30.3 1.26(0.73-2.15)   
  1. *p < 0.05