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Table 3 Factors associated with modern contraceptive use among women of child-bearing age in the Biyem-Assi Health District, Yaoundé-Cameroon

From: Determinants of modern contraceptive practice in Yaoundé-Cameroon: a community based cross sectional study

Factors Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR CI 95% p value ORAdj Adj CI 95% p value
Woman in a union i.e. married or in a consensual union (yes/no) 0.54 0.3913–0.7503 0.0002* 0.57 0.4099–0.8034 0.0012*
Age greater than 30 years (yes/no) 0.46 0.3127–0.6789 0.0001* 0.45 0.2889–0.6991 0.0004*
Level of education higher than primary (yes/no) 0.99 0.6204–1.5896 0.9769 0.88 0.5405–1.4400 0.6161
Number of children alive >5 (yes/no) 0.26 0.0671–0.9729 0.0455* 0.32 0.0807–1.2663 0.1044
Health personnel as main source of information (Y/N) 1.08 0.7852–1.4970 0.6236 1.09 0.7876–1.5187 0.5931
Do your beliefs accept contraception? (yes/no) 1.25 0.8231–1.9063 0.2930 0.28 0.8342–1.9612 0.2590
Does your partner approve of contraception? (yes/no) 4.00 2.5617–6.2408 0.0000* 4.14 2.6421–6.4853 0.0000*
Discussion of family planning within the couple (yes/no) 2.00 1.3068–3.0529 0.0014* 1.93 1.2543–2.9674 0.0028*
Monthly revenue >100,000 FCFA 0.67 0.4041–1.0964 0.1099 0.66 0.4021–1.0980 0.1107
  1. The threshold of significance is set at p value = 0.05
  2. * Signifies statistically significant