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Table 5 Factors associated with reproductive health service utilization among Madawalabu University students, May, 2014

From: Reproductive health services utilization and its associated factors among Madawalabu University students, Southeast Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

Factors RH use COR [95% C.I], P-value AOR [95% C.I]
Yes No
Had history sexual intercourse Yes 212 17 4.79 (2.77-8.28), 0.00 5.99 (2.60-13.81)*
No 245 94 1.00 1.00
Know any modern contraceptive Yes 419 88 2.88 (1.64-5.08), 0.00 3.55 (1.26-9.99)*
No 38 23 1.00 100
Ever discussed on modern contraceptives Yes 339 59 2.53 (1.65-3.88), 0.00 -
No 118 52 1.00 -
Discussion on family planning with partner Yes 144 14 2.40 (1.27-4.54), 0.00 1.37 (0.64-2.91)
No 193 45   
Discussion on family planning with health profession Yes 92 6 3.32 (1.38-7.98), 0.007 2.90 (1.06-7.96)*
No 245 53 1.00 1.00
Had STI diagnosis and treatment service information Yes 418 91 2.36 (1.31-4.23), 0.004 -
No 39 20 1.00 -
Health profession as STI diagnosis & treatment service information source Yes 238 40 1.69 (1.07-2.66), 0.025 1.13 (0.57-2.21)
No 180 51 1.00 1.00
Discussed about STI Yes 284 52 1.86 (1.23-2.83), 0.004 1.18 (0.58-2.42)
No 173 59 1.00 1.00
Heard VCT service Yes 441 101 2.91 (1.27-6.67), 0.012 0.78 (0.14-4.40)
No 15 10 1.00 1.00
Discussed on VCT Yes 406 59 7.02 (4.37-11.26), 0.000 3.76 (1.55-9.11)*
No 51 52 1.00 1.00
Experienced STI syndrome Yes 116 13 2.56 (1.39-4.75), 0.003 1.54 (0.67-3.51)
No 341 98 1.00 1.00
Class year I 133 52 1.00 1.00
II 174 27 0.40 (0.24-0.67), 0.000 0.30 (0.13-0.70)*
III 124 26 0.54 (0.32-0.91), 0.021 0.56 (0.25-1.24)
IV+ 26 6 0.59 (0.23-0.1.52), 0.23 1.08 (0.31-3.78)
  1. *P-value < 0.01.