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Table 2 Bivariate association between unintended pregnancies and the selected factors

From: Determinants of unintended pregnancies among currently married women in Uganda

Selected characteristics OR(95%CI)
Woman’s age
 15–24 1.00
 25–34 0.81(0.730.89)**
 35–49 0.50(0.450.56)**
Wealth index
 Poor 1.00
 Middle 0.88(0.790.98)*
 Rich 0.53(0.480.58)**
Woman’s education level
 No education 1.00
 Primary 1.59(1.401.80)**
 Secondary/higher 1.02(0.891.17)
Place of residence
 Urban 1.00
 Rural 1.67(1.521.84)**
Region
 Central 1.00
 Eastern 1.69(1.521.87)**
 Western 0.84(0.75-0.94)**
 Northern 1.60(1.43-1.80)**
Religion
 Catholic 1.00
 Anglican 1.06(0.971.17)
 Muslim 1.34(1.191.51)**
 Others 1.14(1.021.28)*
Occupation
 Not working 1.00
 Professional/technical/managerial/clerical 0.64(0.540.76)**
 Agricultural/household and domestic 1.19(1.071.33)**
 Sales/services 0.87(0.751.00)
 Manual 0.97(0.841.11)
Access to family planning messages
 No 1.00
 Yes 0.90(0.820.98)*
Husband’s age
 ≤24 1.00
 25–34 1.03(0.891.18)
 35–44 0.85(0.730.97)*
 45 and above 0.54(0.470.63)**
Husband’s education level
 No education 1.00
 Primary 1.73(1.462.06)**
 Secondary/Higher 1.33(1.111.58)**
 Do not know 1.30(0.981.74)
Knowledge on ovulation
 During/after period 1.00
 Middle of the cycle 0.87(0.790.95)**
 Before period begins 1.06(0.931.22)
 Do not know 1.12(1.011.25)*
 Age at sexual debut 0.48(0.370.62)**
 Age at first marriage 0.43(0.350.52)**
 Age at first birth 0.37(0.290.46)**
 Total children ever born 1.08(1.061.09)**
Contraceptive use and intention
 No 1.00
 Yes 0.40(0.360.44)**
Discontinuation of contraceptives
 No 1.00
 Yes 1.97(1.812.15)**
  1. † is a reference category; OR is the odds ratio, 95% CI is the confidence interval, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, the assessment was based on a bivariate logistic regression model with χ2=0.000