Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Prevalence and Predictors of Contraceptives Use among Women Aged (15–49 years) with Induced Abortion History in Ghana

Table 3

Univariate and multivariate logistic analyses of predictors of contraceptives use among women who ever had induced abortion (15–49 years).

Variable categoryUnivariate OR (95% CI), valueMultivariate aOR (95% CI), value

Sociodemographic
 Age of respondents
  15–1911
  20–241.01 (0.62–1.63), 0.9790.97 (0.60–1.57), 0.903
  25–290.84 (0.52–1.35), 0.4670.76 (0.46–1.25), 0.279
  30–340.61 (0.38–0.98), 0.0430.50 (0.30–0.85), 0.010
  35–390.51 (0.31–0.83), 0.0080.35 (0.20–0.62), 0.000
  40–440.37 (0.22–0.616), 0.0000.25 (0.14–0.45), 0.000
  45–490.30 (0.18–0.48), 0.0000.22 (0.12–0.41), 0.000
 Age at first intercourse
  <161
  16 or above0.94 (0.77–1.14), 0.519
 Union
  No11
  Yes1.32 (1.09–1.59), 0.0041.45 (1.20–1.75), 0.000
 Religious affiliation
  Christianity1
  Islam1.02 (0.69–1.52), 0.906
  Traditional1.734 (0.40–7.56), 0.463
  Others1.17 (0.54–2.53), 0.693
 Region
  Central11
  Western1.75 (1.12–2.75), 0.0151.58 (1.00–2.49), 0.049
  Ashanti1.820 (1.21–2.74), 0.0041.87 (1.25–2.80), 0.002
  Northern2.20 (1.19–4.08), 0.0121.98 (1.05–3.72), 0.034
  Brong ahafo2.06 (1.28–3.31), 0.0032.07 (1.31–3.26), 0.002
  Upper West1.06 (0.53–2.13), 0.8760.92 (0.44–1.90), 0.819
  Upper East1.61 (0.80–3.27), 0.1841.50 (0.72–3.13), 0.284
  Greater accra1.12 (0.72–1.73), 0.6121.37 (0.87–2.15), 0.175
  Volta1.52 (0.93–2.48), 0.0931.60 (0.97–2.62), 0.175
  Eastern2.27 (1.47–3.49), 0.0002.32 (1.50–3.60), 0.000

Socioeconomic characteristics
 Educational level
  Primary11
  JHS1.03 (0.80–1.54), 0.8210.87 (0.66–1.14), 0.322
  SHS or above0.74 (0.55–0.99), 0.0430.79 (0.56–1.11), 0.173
  No education1.11 (0.80–1.54), 0.5421.04 (0.73–1.48), 0.831
 Place of residence
  Urban11
  Rural1.55 (1.26–1.90), 0.0001.31 (1.04–1.65), 0.022
 Registered with health insurance
  Yes1
  No0.84 (0.68–1.03), 0.086
 Abortion-related characteristics
  Gravidae11
   1–311
   4–50.68 (0.55–0.84), 0.0000.95 (0.75–1.23), 0.733
   6 or more0.92 (0.75–1.14), 0.4541.74 (1.35–2.23), 0.000
 Knowledge of the fertile period
  No11
  Yes1.63 (1.08–2.46), 0.0201.84 (1.30–2.60), 0.001

OR, odds ratio. aOR, adjusted odds ratio. CI, confidence interval. Goodness of fittest. F-adjusted test statistic = F (9,680) = 0.84. Prob > F = 0.5748.

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