International Journal of Population Research / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Intergenerational Differences in Current Contraceptive Use among Married Women in Uganda

Table 3

Odds ratios (95% CI) for contraceptive use among women in marital unions, Uganda 2006 DHS.

VariableModel 1Model 2Model 3

Age cohort
 1982–1991 (r)1.001.001.00
 1972–19811.38 (1.17, 1.64)1.44 (1.21, 1.71)1.01 (0.80, 1.25)
 1957–19711.42 (1.19, 1.69)1.86 (1.55, 2.25)1.18 (0.92, 1.53)
Education level
 None (r)1.001.00
 Primary1.96 (1.61, 2.39)1.87 (1.53, 2.28)
 Secondary+3.52 (2.74, 4.52)3.74 (2.89, 4.86)
Residence
 Urban (r)1.001.00
 Rural0.65 (0.54, 0.79)0.57 (0.44, 0.75)
Wealth Index
 Poor (r)1.001.00
 Middle1.64 (1.34, 2.02)1.25 (1.00, 2.57))
 Rich2.94 (2.46, 3.52)2.10 (1.72, 2.12)
Parity
 0–2 (r)1.00
 3–51.71 (1.39, 2.12)
 6+2.03 (1.61, 2.68)
Region of residence
 Central 1 (r)1.00
 Central 21.08 (0.81, 1.40)
 Kampala0.81 (0.56, 1.80)
 East Central0.64 (0.48, 0.85)
 Eastern0.67 (0.49, 0.89)
 North0.41 (0.29, 0.55)
 West Nile0.48 (0.33, 0.67)
 Western0.70 (0.52, 0.94)
 South West0.96 (0.72, 1.28)
Log likelihood−2845.6208−2557.4157−2508.1772
Prob > 0.0000.0000.000

Number of observations5,3625,3625,362

“r”: reference category. Bolded odds ratios are statistically significant ( ).

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