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Table 3 Association between sociodemographic variables and mean scores for perceived confidence to use the female condom

From: Perceived confidence to use female condoms among students in Tertiary Institutions of a Metropolitan City, Southwestern, Nigeria

   Perceived confidence to use a female condom
Mean (SD) Mean square F p
1. Age
   14–19 18.37 ± 3.484 10.814 0.908 0.404
   20–24 18.37 ± 3.430    
   25+ 17.76 ± 3.466    
2. Marital status
   Never married 18.30 ± 3.422 7.859 0.660 0.417
   Ever married 17.75 ± 3.826    
3. Religion
   Christianity 18.34 ± 3.484 7.108 0.597 0.440
   Islam 18.04 ± 3.362    
4. Ethnicity
   Yoruba 18.04 ± 3.337 115.589 9.935 0.002*
   Others 19.59 ± 3.827    
5. Type of institution
   Polytechnic student 18.81 ± 3.187 43.715 3.724 0.025*
   University student 18.03 ± 3.683    
   College of education 17.66 ± 3.426    
6. Level of education
   First year 18.50 ± 3.265 16.732 1.410 0.239
   Second year 18.57 ± 3.528    
   Third year 17.70 ± 3.364    
   Fourth year 18.15 ± 3.592    
7. Family setting
   Monogamous 18.34 ± 3.454 5.720 0.480 0.489
   Polygamous 18.06 ± 3.449    
8. Perception towards female condom
   Poor 16.87 ± 3.061 112.623 9.896 0.000*
   Fair 18.66 ± 3.519    
   Good 18.75 ± 3.237    
  1. * Significant associations