International Journal of Population Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Gender and Reproductive Outcomes: The Effects of a Radio Serial Drama in Northern Nigeria

Table 3

Estimates of the relative effects of a serial radio drama “Ruwan Dare” and gender on reproductive outcomes in four states in northern Nigeria (Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, and Sokoto), 2009.

Relative drama and gender effects Currently using contraceptives for delaying or stopping Discussed FP with family, friends, or neighbors in the last 3 months Intends to use contraception for delaying or stopping Would like to have no more children
Adjusted odds ratio95% CIAdjusted odds ratio95% CIAdjusted odds ratio95% CIAdjusted odds ratio95% CI

Normative beliefs model
Listened to Ruwan Dare (exposure).
 1 = regular listener, 0 = nonlistener (ref.)1.15–5.051.25–3.441.660.50–5.480.990.44–2.20
Discussed FP with spouse in the last 3 months.
 1 = yes, 0 = no (ref.)5.17–19.88na na2.75–27.241.14–5.01
What do you consider to be the ideal marriage age for a female?
 1 = 19 years+, 0 = 18 years and below (ref.) 1.18–5.59na nana nana na
Girls should be encouraged to continue their education to higher levels.
 1 = agree, 0 = disagree (ref.) 1.42–12.331.37–5.495.010.70–35.66na na
A woman should be free to ask her husband to use a condom.
 1 = agree, 0 = disagree (ref.) na nana na1.81–32.11.26–11.46
Economic empowerment model
Listened to Ruwan Dare (exposure).
 1 = regular listener, 0 = nonlistener (ref.)1.30–5.93na nana na1.070.46–2.52
Discussed FP with spouse in the last 3 months.
 1 = yes, 0 = no (ref.)5.30–22.01na nana na1.13–5.58
What do you consider to be the ideal marriage age for a female?
 1 = 19 years+, 0 = 18 years and below (ref.) 1.10–5.37na nana nana na
Girls should be encouraged to continue their education to higher levels.
 1 = agree, 0 = disagree (ref.) 1.43–12.35na nana nana na
A woman should be free to ask her husband to use a condom.
 1 = agree, 0 = disagree (ref.) na nana nana na1.35–16.77
Who in your family usually has the final say on making large household purchases?
 1 = jointly, 0 = spouse, respondent, others (ref.)1.16–10.15na nana na0.06–0.99
Domestic violence model
Listened to Ruwan Dare (exposure).
 1 = regular listener, 0 = nonlistener (ref.)1.11–5.541.27–3.591.880.55–6.461.030.44–2.45
Discussed FP with spouse in the last 3 months.
 1 = yes, 0 = no (ref.)6.33–28.23na na2.57–26.561.15–5.72
What do you consider to be the ideal marriage age for a female?
 1 = 19 years+, 0 = 18 years and below (ref.) nanana nana nana na
Girls should be encouraged to continue their education to higher levels
 1 = agree, 0 = disagree (ref.) 1.44–13.87na na4.740.66–34.17na na
Couples should share responsibility for making decisions about family size
 1 = yes, 0 = no, DK (ref.) na na1.37–5.64na nana na
A woman should be free to ask her husband to use a condom
 1 = agree, 0 = disagree (ref.) na nana na1.72–30.991.40–17.43
Who in your family usually has the final say on making large household purchases?
 1 = jointly, 0 = spouse, respondent, others (ref.)1.23–11.57na nana na0.05–0.91
Do you think a wife is justified in refusing to have sex with her husband if she knows he has a sexually transmitted infection?
 1 = yes, 0 = no, DK (ref.) 1.00–31.56na nana nana na
Do you think a wife is justified in refusing to have sex with her husband if she goes out without telling him?
 1 = yes, 0 = no, DK (ref.) na na1.09–4.31na nana na
Is a husband justified in hitting wife if she burns the food?
 1 = no, 0 = yes, DK (ref.) na nana na0.670.06–6.93na na
Is a husband justified in hitting wife if food is not cooked on time?
 1 = no, 0 = yes, DK (ref.) na nana nana na0.570.15–2.12

Differences between surveys and between listeners and nonlisteners are significant at , , .
na means coefficient was removed from the model because it was statistically nonsignificant.