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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of demand for long acting contraceptive methods and determinant factors in Debre-Tabor town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013

From: Demand for long acting contraceptive methods and associated factors among family planning service users, Northwest Ethiopia: a health facility based cross sectional study

Variable Demand for LACM Crude OR Adjusted OR
Yes (%) No (%) (95% CI) (95% CI)
Occupational status     
  House wife 27(15.3) 150(84.7) 1.00 1.00
  Government employ 12(14.5) 71(85.5) 0.94(0.45, 1.96) 1.65(0.69, 3.92)
  Daily Labours 6(30.0) 14(70.0) 2.38(0.84, 6.74) 3.87(1.06,14.20)***
  Student 23(25.8) 66(74.2) 1.94(1.03, 3.62) 2.64(1.27, 5.47)***
  Merchant 15(12.7) 103(87.3) 0.81(0.41, 1.60) 1.16(0.44, 3.06)
Future Birth intension     
  Yes 48(14.3) 287(85.7) 1.00 1.00
  No 35(33.0) 117(77.0) 1.79(1.10, 2.91) 2.17(1.11, 4.23)***
Number of children     
  0 31(15.8) 165(84.2) 1.00 1.00
  1-4 35(14.8) 201(85.2) 0.93(0.55, 1.57) 0.63(0.29, 1.38)
  ≥5 17(30.9) 38(69.1) 2.38(1.20, 4.74) 1.67(1.58, 4.83)***
Ever heard about the methods by radio     
  Yes 21(11.1) 168(88.9) 2.10(1.23, 3.58)  
  No 62(21.8) 236(79.2) 1.00  
Treatment status at health centres     
  Very well 57(21.6) 207(79.4) 1.00 1.00
  Poorly 26(11.2) 197(88.8) 0.48(0.29, 0.79) 0.42(0.24, 0.74)***
Number of discussion with husband     
  More often 31(25.2) 92(74.8) 2.02(1.22, 3.34) 3.89(1.98, 7.65)***
  Once/twice 312(85.7) 52(14.3) 1.00 1.00
Myths and misconceptions that Implant will cause anaemia     
  Yes 18(40.9) 26(59.1) 1.00  
  No 65(14.7) 378(85.3) 0.25(0.13, 0.48)  
Had information about the methods from health centres     
  Yes 50(14.1) 304(85.9) 1.00 1.0
  No 33(24.8) 100(75.2) 2.01(1.22, 3.29) 1.67(0.97, 2.89)
Myths and misconception that IUCD will cause permanent sterility     
  Yes 11(30.6) 25(69.4) 1.00  
  No 72(16.0) 379(84.0) 0.42(0.22, 0.80)  
Who is the decision maker to use?     
  Self 30(16.1) 157(83.9) 1.00 1.00
  Husband 5(8.5) 54(91.5) 0.49(0.18, 1.31) 0.62(0.21, 1.82)
  Both together 48(19.8) 195(79.2) 1.30(0.79, 2.15) 2.73(1.40, 5.32)***
  1. ***_ Indicate variable did have significant association with demand P-Value <0.05.