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Research Article

Modern Contraceptive Use and Influencing Factors in Amhara Regional State: Further Analysis of Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey Data 2016

Table 3

Modern contraceptive use by sociodemographic characteristics of married reproductive-age women in the Amhara region, EDHS 2016.

VariablesMC use, n (%) value

Residence0.064
 Urban214 (61.5)
 Rural918 (49.4)

Educational status<0.001
 No education701 (45.9)
 Primary257 (56.9)
 Secondary+174 (76.1)

Religion0. 403
 Orthodox941 (50.6)
 Muslim191 (54.9)

Occupational status0. 540
 Not working431 (50.0)
 Working701 (52.2)

Wealth index0.022
 Poor339 (43.4)
 Middle290 (54.7)
 Rich504 (56.2)

Family size0.026
 ≤4501 (55.6)
 5–8591 (49.4)
 ≥940 (37.1)

Age at first marriage0.235
 ≤18898 (49.9)
 19–24194 (57.8)
 ≥2541 (57.6)

Partner education0.106
 No education647 (46.6)
 Primary289 (56.9)
 Secondary+181 (65.7)
 Do not know15 (44.0)

Partner occupation0.106
 Have no work11 (27.9)
 Have work1118 (51.8)
 Do not know2 (29.4)

Future fertility preference<0.001
 Want more soon155 (36.8)
 Want later463 (62.4)
 Want but time not decided32 (52.5)
 Undecided67 (58.1)
 Want no411 (50.4)
 Declared infecund2 (4.9)

Number of children ever born<0.001
 0138 (60.5)
 1–2371 (59.0)
 3–4329 (58.0)
 ≥5294 (37.6)

Number of living children<0.001
 0141 (60.8)
 1–2419 (58.9)
 3–4341 (54.0)
 ≥5231 (36.6)

Ideal number of children<0.001
 ≤3236 (56.9)
 >3785 (53.2)
 Undecided111 (35.1)

Visit health facility0.259
 No521 (49.4)
 Yes611 (53.1)

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