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Table 4 Indirect determinants of unintended pregnancies through age at sexual debut and age at first birth

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

Selected characteristic Age at sexual debut Age at first birth
  AOR(95%CI) AOR(95%CI)
Woman’s age
 15–24 1.00 1.00
 25–34 1.03(1.02–1.03)** 1.03(1.02–1.03)**
 35–49 1.03(1.02–1.04)** 1.04(1.03–1.05)**
Wealth index
 Poor 1.00 1.00
 Middle 1.00(0.99–1.01) 0.99(0.99–1.00)
 Rich 1.01(1.00–1.02)** 0.99(0.99–1.00)
Woman’s education level
 No education 1.00 1.00
 Primary 1.03(1.02–1.04)** 1.01(1.00–1.02)*
 Secondary/Higher 1.11(1.10–1.13)** 1.06(1.05–1.07)**
Place of residence
 Urban 1.00 1.00
 Rural 0.99(0.99–1.00)* 1.00(0.99–1.00)
Region
 Central 1.00 1.00
 Eastern 0.97(0.96–0.97)** 0.98(0.98–0.99)**
 Western 1.02(1.01–1.03)** 1.02(1.02–1.03)**
 Northern 1.02(1.01–1.03)** 1.01(1.00–1.02)*
Religion
 Catholic 1.00 1.00
 Anglican 0.99(0.98–0.99)** 0.99(0.99–1.00)*
 Muslim 0.97(0.96–0.98)** 0.99(0.98–0.99)**
 Others 1.00(0.99–1.01) 1.00(0.99–1.00)
Occupation
 Not working 1.00 1.00
 Professional/technical/managerial/clerical 1.06(1.05–1.07)** 1.03(1.02–1.04)**
 agricultural/household and domestic 1.02(1.01–1.03)** 1.00(1.00–1.01)
 Sales/services 1.02(1.01–1.03)** 1.00(0.99–1.01)
 Manual 1.03(1.02–1.04)** 1.00(0.99–1.01)
Access to family planning messages
 No 1.00 1.00
 Yes 1.00(1.00–1.01) 1.00(0.99–1.00)
Husband’s age
 ≤24 1.00 1.00
 25–34 0.99(0.98–1.01) 1.00(0.99–1.01)
 35–44 0.98(0.96–0.99)** 0.98(0.97–0.99)**
 45 and above 0.97(0.96–0.99)** 0.98(0.97–0.99)**
Husband’s education level
 No education 1.00 1.00
 Primary 0.96(0.95–0.98)** 0.98(0.97–0.99)**
 Secondary/higher 0.99(0.97–1.00)* 1.00(0.99–1.01)
 Do not know 0.97(0.95–0.99)** 0.96(0.94–0.98)**
 Age at first marriage 1.63(1.61–1.65)**
  1. † is a reference category; AOR is the adjusted odds ratio; 95% CI is the confidence interval at 95%; *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01; the assessment was based generalized structural equation model with χ2<0.001