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Table 4 Regression analysis of predictors of emergency contraception (EC) awareness

From: Awareness and practice of emergency contraception at a private university in Nigeria

Variable EC awareness n (%) Total n (%) Adjusted odd ratio 95% CI
Yes No
Age (years)
 ≤22 38 (55.1) 31 (44.9) 69 (100) 1.00  
 ≥23 19 (76.0) 6 (24.0) 25 (100) 0.41 0.14–1.07
Religion
 Christianity 50 (62.5) 30 (37.5) 80 (100) 1.00  
 Islam 7 (50.0) 7 (50.0) 14 (100) 1.66 0.55–5.03
Social class
 I 15 (48.4) 16 (51.6) 31 (100) 2.73 1.06–7.45*
 II 29 (72.5) 11 (27.5) 40 (100) 1.00  
 III 6 (42.9) 8 (57.1) 14 (100) 3.35 1.03–12.01*
 IV 7 (77.8) 2 (22.2) 9 (100) 0.86 0.15–3.85
Place of childhood upbringing
 Southwest 40 (70.2) 17 (29.8) 57 (100) 1.00  
 Southeast 4 (100) 0 (0) 4 (100) 0.26 0.02–3.72
 Southsouth 3 (37.5) 5 (62.5) 8 (100) 3.64 0.92–16.76
 Northcentral 0 (0) 2 (100) 2 (100) 11.57 0.32–1.00
 Northeast 2 (100) 0 (0) 2 (100) 0.46 0.01–13.31
 Northwest 2 (66.7) 1 (33.3) 3 (100) 1.39 0.15–9.04
 FCT 6 (33.3) 12 (66.7) 18 (100) 4.45 1.56–14.22*
Relationship status
 Single 47 (58.0) 34 (42.0) 81 (100) 1.00  
 Cohabit with boyfriend 8 (72.7) 3 (27.3) 11 (100) 0.57 0.14–1.98
 Married 2 (100) 0 (0) 2 (100) 0.28 0.01–7.68
Year of study
 1st year 2 (28.6) 5 (71.4) 7 (100) 5.55 0.85–74.96
 2nd year 13 (56.5) 10 (43.5) 23 (100) 1.96 0.68–5.89
 3rd year 26 (72.2) 10 (27.8) 36 (100) 1.00  
 4th year 10 (58.8) 7 (41.2) 17 (100) 1.80 0.56–5.93
 5th year 6 (54.5) 5 (45.5) 11 (100) 2.14 0.57–8.28
  1. * Statistically significant.