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Table 2 Factors associated with early implanon discontinuation rate among respondents (N = 229) in Mekelle Northern Ethiopia 2017

From: Early Implanon discontinuation rate and its associated factors in health institutions of Mekelle City, Tigray, Ethiopia 2016/17

Variable Discontinuation rate COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Early [n (%)] Late [n (%)]
Level of education 0.015
 Cannot read and write 29 (50.9) 28 (49.1) 1 1  
 Elementary 20 (40) 30 (60) 0.64 (0.29, 1.38) 0.50 (0.20, 1.20)  
 Secondary 23 (34.8) 43 (65.2) 0.51 (0.25, 1.06) 0.35 (0.14, 0.82)  
 More than secondary 15 (26.8) 41 (73.2) 0.35 (0.16, 0.77) 0.23 (0.09, 0.59)  
Have child before insertion 0.57
 Yes 47 (31.3) 103 (68.7) 0.44 (0.25, 0.78) 0.52 (0.34, 1.01)  
 No 40 (50.6) 39 (49.4) 1 1  
Counseled before insertion 0.036
 Yes 66 (34) 128 (66) 1 1  
 No 21 (60) 14 (40) 2.90 (1.39, 6.08) 2.45 (1.05, 5.69)  
Implanon insertion place 0.43
 Health center 56 (39.4) 86 (60.6) 2.82 (0.76, 10) 2.48 (0.56, 10.1)  
 Hospital 11 (50) 11 (50) 4.3 (0.9, 19) 4.10 (0.75, 22)  
 Meristops 17 (34.7) 32 (65.3) 2.3 (0.5, 9.20) 2.34 (0.47, 11)  
 Family guidance 3 (18.8) 13 (81.3) 1 1  
Service satisfaction 0.101
 Yes 12 (6) 194 (94) 1 1  
 No 6 (26) 17 (74) 5.7 (2.47, 7.13) 2.57 (0.93, 5.72)  
Implanon side effect 0.012
 Yes 73 (43.5) 95 (56.5) 2.58 (1.3, 5.04) 2.66 (1.23, 5.72)  
 No 14 (23) 47 (77) 1 1  
Appointment after insertion 0.088
 Yes 45 (32.2) 101 (67.8) 0.43 (0.25, 0.75) 0.53 (0.26, 1.09)  
 No 42 (48.8) 41 (51.3) 1 1