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Table 3 Sociocultural-related factors and their association with the utilization of AFS (n = 351)

From: Factors associated with utilization of adolescent-friendly services in Bhaktapur district, Nepal

VariablesTotal (n = 351), n (percentage)Users of AFS (n = 85), n (percentage)Crude OR (95% CI)p value
Feel shy to get the services related to SRH
 No159 (43.30)72 (45.28)11.4 (5.99-21.69)< 0.001
 Yes192 (56.70)13 (6.77)Ref 
Fear of being seen while getting the services of SRH
 No196 (55.84)56 (28.57)1.74 (1.05-2.89)0.033
 Yes155 (44.16)29 (18.71)Ref 
  1. Crude odds ratio is the odds ratio which identifies the association between variables with the use of AFS. The variable for which p value is less than 0.05 is considered significant
  2. Ref reference group