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Table 2 Chi Square analysis result on FP practice and selected characteristics of participants, South Achefer district, 2017 (n = 381)

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice towards family planning among reproductive age women in a resource limited settings of Northwest Ethiopia

Explanatory variable Had poor FP practice
Number (%)
Had good FP practice
Number (%)
Chai-square
(X2)
P value
Residence
 Urban 56 (28.6%) 140 (71.4%) 69.723 < 0.001*
 Rural 133 (71.9%) 52 (28.1%)
 Total 189 (49.6%) 192 (50.4%)
Marital status
 Married 94 (37.8%) 155 (62.2%) 39.050 < 0.001*
 Single and widowed 95 (72.0%) 37 (28.0%)
 Total 189 (49.6%) 192 (50.4%)
Educational level
 Illiterate 142 (79.3%) 37 (20.6%) 119.264 < 0.001*
 Primary and secondary 47 (23.3%) 155 (76.7%)
 Total 189 (49.6%) 192 (50.4%)
Age category (years)
 < 18 36 (94.7%) 2 (5.3%) 104.252 < 0.001*
 18–29 100 (71.9%) 39 (28.1%)
 ≥ 30 53 (26.0%) 151 (74.0%)
 Total 189 (49.6%) 192 (50.4%)
Occupation
 House wife 91 (36.9%) 155 (63.1%) 41.519 < 0.001*
 Farmer 98 (72.6%) 37 (27.4%)
 Total 189 (49.6%) 192 (50.4%)
Knowledge
 Less knowledgeable 162 (73.6%) 58 (26.4%) 117.995 < 0.001*
 Knowledgeable 27 (16.8%) 134 (83.2%)
 Total 189 (49.6%) 192 (50.4%)
Attitude
 Unfavorable attitude 128 (81.5%) 29 (18.5%) 106.696 < 0.001*
 Favorable attitude 61 (27.2%) 163 (72.8%)
 Total 189 (49.6%) 192 (50.4%)
Family size (no of children)
 Have 1 child 32 (71.1%) 13 (28.9%) 144.400 < 0.001*
 Have 2 children 11 (23.9%) 35 (76.1%)
 Have 3 children 99 (93.4%) 7 (6.6%)
 Have 4 or more children 47 (25.5%) 137 (74.5%)
 Total 189 (49.6%) 192 (50.4%)
Monthly HH income
 < 1000 ETB 129 (76.8%) 39 (23.2%) 179.366 < 0.001*
 1000–3000 ETB 16 (9.9%) 146 (90.1%)
 > 3000 ETB 44 (86.3%) 7 (13.7%)
 Total 189 (49.6%) 192 (50.4%)
  1. * Significant P-value