Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Correlates between socio-demographic variables and 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 female condom
Poor Fair Good X2 p
1. Age (years)
   14–19 12 (24.5%) 80 (26.9%) 12 (28.6%) 4.588 0.332
   20–24 23 (46.9%) 169 (56.9%) 22 (52.4%)   
   25+ 14 (28.6%) 48 (16.2%) 8 (19.0%)   
2. Marital status
   Never married 42 (85.7%) 279 (93.9%) 39 (92.8%) 4.250 0.119
   Ever married/cohabiting 7 (14.3%) 18 (6.1%) 3 (7.2%)   
3. Religion
   Christianity 34 (69.4%) 218 (73.4%) 31 (73.8%) 0.361 0.835
   Islam 15 (30.6%) 79 (26.6%) 11 (26.2%)   
4. Ethnicity
   Yoruba 44 (89.8%) 258 (86.9%) 30 (71.4%) 7.915 0.019*
   Others 5 (10.2%) 39 (13.1%) 12 (28.6%)   
5. Type of institution
   Polytechnic student 14 (28.6%) 126 (42.4%) 19 (45.2%) 6.484 0.166
   University student 23 (46.9%) 98 (33.0%) 17 (40.5)   
   College of education student 12 (24.5%) 73 (24.6%) 6 (14.3%)   
6. Level of education
   First year 7 (14.3%) 64 (21.5%) 9 (21.4%) 6.667 0.353
   Second year 15 (30.6%) 109 (36.7%) 19 (45.2%)   
   Third year 17 (34.7%) 76 (25.6%) 6 (14.3%)   
   Fourth year and above 10 (20.4%) 48 (16.2%) 8 (19.1%)   
7. Family setting
   Monogamous 32 (65.3%) 216 (72.7%) 32 (76.2%) 1.533 0.465
   Polygamous 17 (34.7%) 81 (27.3%) 10 (23.8%)   
8. Perception towards female condom
   Poor 24 (49.0%) 62 (20.9%) 3 (7.1%) 27.755 0.000*
   Fair 19 (38.8%) 182 (61.3%) 34 (80.9%)   
   Good 6 (12.2%) 53 (17.8%) 5 (12.0%)   
  1. * Significant associations