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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios for factors associated with modern contraceptive use among married women in Finote Selam town, northwest Ethiopia, 2017

From: Modern contraceptive use and associated factors among married women in Finote Selam town Northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Factors Contraceptive utilization Unadjusted
OR 95%CI
Adjusted
OR 95%CI
No Yes
Age 30–39 262 (44%) 333 (66%) 1.81 (1.32–2.54)** 1.28 (0.89–1.86)
40–49 137 (58.7%) 96 (31.3%) 1 1
Educational status No formal education 176 (57%) 132 (43%) 1 1
Primary school 118 (48.5%) 125 (51.5%) 1.37 (1.10–1.98)** 1.24 (0.86–1.78)
Secondary school (9–12) 53 (33%) 107 (57%) 2.69 (1.83–4.01)*** 1.53 (1.01–2.24)
College/university 52 (44%) 65 (56%) 1.67 (1.15–2.55)** 1.51 (1.02–2.03)
Occupation Unemployed 193 (54.8%) 159 (45.2%) 1 1
Self employed 60 (41%) 86 (59%) 1.73 (1.13–2.14)** 1.12 (0.65–1.92)
Government/private employed 146 (44%) 184 (56%) 1.52 (1.82–2.53** 1.31 (0.72–2.36)
History of childbirth No 35 (30.7%) 79 (69.3%) 1 1
Yes 364 (51%) 350 (49%) 0.35 (0.22–0.55) 0.24 (0.09–0.23)
Number of previous pregnancy 0 28 (27%) 76 (73%) 7.31 (4.14–13.21)*** 4.61 (3.20–5.52)***
1–2 134 (44%) 170 (56%) 3.40 (2.13–5.40)*** 3.22 (2.03–5.44)***
3–4 148 (49.6%) 150 (50.4%) 2.71 (1.70–4.32)*** 2.33 (1.41–3.72)**
5+ 89 (73%) 33 (27%) 1 1
Place of ANC Health center 101 (44.3%) 12,755.7%) 1.55 (1.13–2.24)** 1.25 (0.92–1.85)
Hospital 148 (55%) 120 (45%) 1 1
Abortion history No 328 (46.5%) 376 (53.5%) 1 1
Yes 71 (57%) 53 (43%) 0.65 (0.44–0.95)** 0.87 (0.72–1.12)
Types of abortion Spontaneous 56 (65%) 30 (35%) 0.39 (0.17–0.85)** 0.41 (0.18–1.05)
Induced 16 (42%) 22 (58%) 1 1
Parity 0 35 (30.7%) 79 (69.3%) 5.60 (3.12–7.81)** 2.6 (0.98–6.79)
1–2 136 (42.6%) 183 (57.4%) 3.34 (2.11–5.31)*** 1.99 (0.89–4.17)
3–4 146 (52%) 134 (48%) 2.28 (1.41–3.60)*** 1.7 (0.80–3.34)
5+ 82 (72%) 33 (28%) 1 1
PNC No 304 (50%) 304 (50%) 1 1
Yes 95 (36.8%) 163 (63.2%) 1.71 (1.14–2.16)** 1.53 (1.12–2.10)**
  1. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, ANC Ante-Natal care, PNC Post-Natal care, 1: Reference category, *:0.05 ≤ p < 0.2, **:0.001 < p < 0.05,***:p < 0.001
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