International Journal of Population Research / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Predictors of Contraceptive Adherence among Women Seeking Family Planning Services at Reproductive Health Uganda, Mityana Branch

Table 3

Variables associated with contraceptive adherence.

Discontinuation of contraceptive use at some time for reasons other than pregnancy Yes ()No ()P value

Education <0.001
 Primary or no education 65 (63%)38 (37%)
 Secondary or tertiary education26 (24%)82 (76%)
Male spouse support0.429
 Yes45 (48%)48 (52%)
 No46 (39%)72 (61%)
 Age mean in years at first pregnancy (SD)20.03 (3.55)20.06 (3.59)0.351
 Age mean in years at start of contraceptive (SD)21.9 (4.58)22.002 (5.01)0.13
Nature of work 0.99
 Salaried/business70 (50.4%)69 (49.6%)
 Nonsalaried/business21 (29.2%)51 (70.8%)
Perceived benefit from contraceptive adherence 0.54
 Score below the median (13)36 (36.7%)62 (66.3%)
 Score above the median (13)55 (48.7%)58 (51.3%)
Perceived self-efficacy0.015
 Score below the median (4)57 (58.8%)40 (41.2%)
 Score above the median (4)34 (29.8%)80 (70.2%)
Understanding contraceptive information0.502
 Score below the median (16)60 (53%)53 (47%)
 Score above the median (16)31 (31.6%)67 (86.4%)

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