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Table 3 Factors associated with post abortion contraceptive utilization among abortion services user in Shire town health institution, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2016 (n = 400)

From: Factors associated with uptake of post-abortion family planning in Shire town, Tigray, Ethiopia

Variables Post-abortion contraceptive utilization Unadjusted and adjusted OR
Yes No COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Marital status
Married 157 31 7.46 (4.59, 12.12)* 2.59 (1.16, 5.65)*
Widowed 3 6 0.74 (0.18, 3.04) 0.71 (0.11, 4.72)
Divorced 12 8 2.21 (0.86, 5.67) 0.87 (0.19, 3.85)
Unmarried 74 109 1 1
Educational status
Elementary 33 69 0.94 (0.500, 1.76) 0.91 (0.34, 2.39)
Secondary 138 26 10.41 (5.54, 19.58) 6.55 (2.42, 17.77)
Completed college 49 8 12.01 (4.96, 29.09)* 5.69 (1.61, 20.11)*
No formal education 26 51 1 1
Parity
1 130 13 19.07 (9.87, 36.85) 4.80 (1.94, 11.89)
2–4 55 27 3.89 (2.206, 6.84)* 2.06 (0.82, 5.17)
≥ 5 7 11 1.21 (0.45, 3.31) 7.91 (1.66, 37.74)*
0 54 103 1 1
Have you ever used contraceptives
Yes 192 44 8.89 (5.60, 14.11)* 3.62 (1.77, 7.40)*
No 54 110 1 1
Have you counseled on contraceptives
Yes 203 66 6.29 (3.98, 9.96)* 3.53 (1.69, 7.37)*
No 43 88 1  
Ownership of the facility
Public 163 35 6.68 (4.21, 10.58)* 5.95 (3.03, 11.72)*
Private 83 119 1 1
  1. * Significant at p-value < 0.05