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Table 2 Factors influencing use of EC among regular female students, Wachamo University, Ethiopia

From: Sexual experiences and emergency contraceptive use among female university students: a cross-sectional study at Wachamo University, Ethiopia

Predictors Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Age   
≤20 Years old 1 1
>20 Years old 3.54 (1.95, 6.39)*** 1.19 (0.54, 2.61)
Marital status   
Single/Never married 1 1
Ever Married 6.98 (3.77, 12.93)*** 6.99 (3.09, 15.85)***
Religion   
Protestant 1 1
Orthodox 1.99 (0.98, 4.07) 0.85 (0.35, 2.05)
Catholic 3.26 (1.46, 7.26)** 1.81 (0.69, 4.73)
Muslim 1.03 (0.39, 2.73) 0.93 (0.29, 2.95)
Others (Adventist & Apostolic) 3.26 (1.05, 10.06)* 12.42 (2.68, 57.42)**
Residence before joining university   
Rural 1 1
Urban 2.15 (1.19, 3.87)* 1.67 (0.79, 3.50)
Current place of residence   
In the campus 1 1
Outside the campus 2.95 (1.28, 6.79)* 0.87 (0.27, 2.82)
Class year   
Year I 1 1
Year II 1.39 (0.78, 2.51) 1.09 (0.53, 2.29)
Study background   
Health & Natural Sciences 2.02 (0.84, 4.89) 2.427 (0.82, 7.16)
Social, Business & Economics 1 1
Mother’s educational status   
Illiterate (unable to read and write) 1 1
Primary (grade 1–8) 4.43 (1.52, 12.94)** 3.31 (0.83, 13.15)
Secondary (grade 9–12) 8.31 (2.69, 25.66)*** 3.74 (0.81, 17.36)
College and Above 3.27 (0.88, 12.15) 1.61 (0.28, 9.27)
Father’s educational status   
Illiterate (unable to read and write) 1 1
Primary (grade 1–8) 4.36 (0.95, 20.02) 2.18 (0.37, 12.78)
Secondary (grade 9–12) 3.88 (0.86, 17.55) 1.22 (0.19, 7.42)
College and above 8.23 (1.89, 35.71)* 2.69 (0.42, 17.27)
Pocket money/month (ETB) 1.001 (1.000, 1002) 1.00 (0.99, 1.00)
Level of knowledge   
Not good 1 1
Good 9.41 (4.16, 21.28)*** 8.51 (3.28, 22.12)***
Level of attitude   
Negative 1 1
Positive 3.17 (1.74, 5.77)*** 1.78 (0.87, 3.64)
  1. *Significant at 0.05, **Significant at 0.01, ***Significant at 0.000.