Table 4: Factors contributing to contraceptive joint decision making in urban and rural districts of Gedeo zone, South Ethiopia, 2015.

Variables Urban areasRural areas
COR (95.0% CI)AOR (95.0% CI)COR (95.0% CI)AOR (95.0% CI)

Age difference
Less than four years0.47 (0.27, 0.83)2.16 (1.21, 4.89)
Greater than four yearsRefRef
Number of children women have
Having 0–2 childrenRefRefRefRef
Having more than two children0.22 (0.14, 0.35)0.26 (0.13, 0.50)0.58 (0.35, 0.96)2.22 (1.12, 4.44 )
Discussion of FP methods with their husbands
YesRefRefRefRef
No0.016 (0.01, 0.04)0.03 (0.013, 0.09)0.04 (0.02, 0.07)0.01 (0.01, 0.023)
Support from close relatives
Yes7.65 (3.13, 18.67)0.28 (0.13, 0.58)0.77 (0.39, 1.53)7.10 (2.32, 21.69)
NoRefRefRefRef
Knowledgeable about contraceptive methods
Lowly knowledgeable about contraceptive methodsRefRefRefRef
Highly knowledgeable about contraceptive method2.52 (1.60, 4.0)2.85 (1.47, 5.51)0.74 (0.45, 1.22)0.35 (0.16, 0.77)
Attitude towards contraceptive methods
Having wrong attitude towards contraceptive methodsRefRefRefRef
Having a positive attitude towards contraceptive methods3.76 (2.24, 6.30)2.85 (1.30, 6.24)0.76 (0.32, 1.79)2.81 (1.02, 7.70)