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Table 2 Comparison of DHS categorisations in Zones 1, 2 and 3 at each postnatal visit

From: Comparing the order of the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy and the Demographic and Health Survey question on pregnancy intention in a single group of postnatal women in Malawi - the effect of question order on assessment of pregnancy intention

  Zone 1
LMUP then DHS
Zone 2
DHS then LMUP
Zone 3
DHS only
Unadjusted p value Adjusted p value
DHS postnatal 1–2 months
 Intended n (%) 166 (61) 189 (71) 148 (55)   
 Mistimed n (%) 66 (24) 26 (10) 80 (30) 0.025 0.177a
 Unwanted n (%) 41 (15) 51 (19) 39 (15)   
 Total 273 266 267   
DHS postnatal 6 months
 Intended n (%) 73 (63) 69 (68) 63 (62)   
 Mistimed n (%) 20 (17) 9 (9) 29 (28) 0.087b 0.992c
 Unwanted n (%) 22 (19) 23 (23) 10 (10)   
 Total 115 101 102   
  1. aAdjusted for woman’s age, number of live children and marital status
  2. bPartial proportional odds ordinal logistic regression
  3. cAdjusted for woman’s age, number of live children and marital status