Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Multiple Method Contraception Use among African American Adolescents in Four US Cities

Table 1

Results of predicting dual/multiple contraceptive use typology (N = 850).

Predictor VariableContraceptive use category
Condoms PlusHormonal PlusCondom and Hormonal OnlySome Less Effective MethodNo Method

Select safe partners1.01 (.85 – 1.20)1.50 (1.15– 1.96)1.16 (.98–1.37)1.23 (1.01–1.49)1.25 (1.03–1.51)

Someone you just met or casual partner.64 (.31–1.33)1.46 (.47–4.51).72 (.35–1.49)1.13 (.49–2.60)1.77 (.83–3.87)

Someone you knew well but not a steady partner.76 (.48–1.19).55 (.20 –1.55).46 (.27–.78).98 (.57–1.72).97 (.55–1.74)

Female1.01 (.67 –1.50)2.23 (1.02–4.89)1.18 (.77–1.80)2.47 (1.49–4.10)2.37 (1.41–3.97)

16-17 years old at baseline.69 (.47 –1.01)3.76 (1.64–8.65)1.39 (.93–2.07)1.15 (.72–1.82).94 (.58–1.51)

Pregnancy attempt or pregnancy in past 12 months.45 (.18–1.13).18 (.06 –.55).40 (.16 –.96).35 (.13–.90).11 (.05–.24)

Notes: entries are odds ratios relative to the omitted group (Condoms Only). Bold, italic coefficients are significant at  .05 level or less. Confidence intervals of odds ratio in parentheses.

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