Advances in Public Health / 2016 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Reproductive Tract Infections in Gongolia Village, Rupandehi District, Nepal

Table 5

Marital and reproductive status as risk factors for RTI ().

RTI (yes)RTI (no)χ2p value

Age at marriage
<1998 (43.3)130 (57.0)7.655
≥195 (16.7)25 (83.3)
Age at first pregnancy
<2089 (46.4)103 (53.6)8.142
≥2013 (24.5)40 (75.5)
Parity
None1 (6.7)14 (93.3)7.398
1-252 (41.3)74 (58.7)
≥350 (42.7)67 (57.3)
Place of delivery
Home67 (48.2)72 (51.8)4.527
Health institution35 (33.7)69 (66.3)
Delivery assistant
Non-health personnel65 (48.1)70 (51.9)4.814
Health personnel37 (34.3)71 (65.7)
Conduct abortion
Yes2 (66.7)1 (33.3)0.851
No101 (39.6)154 (60.4)
Use of family planning device
Yes76 (48.1)82 (51.9)11.195
No27 (27.6)73 (73.0)
Type of family planning device
Temporary family planning51 (50.3)50 (49.5)0.6430.42
Permanent family planning25 (43.9)32 (56.1)

Figure in parenthesis indicates percentage, statistically significant at , statistically highly significant at , +fisher exact test, temporary (condoms, depo, IUD, pills).