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Table 3 Factors associated with fertility desire among HIV-positive women of reproductive age in Jimma town Southwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 374)

From: Fertility desire and associated factors among women on the reproductive age group of Antiretroviral treatment users in Jimma Town, South West Ethiopia

Variables Total number Fertility desired Number (“yes”) COR (95% CI) p-value AOR
Age
 18–29 161 91 (56.5) 4.97 (1.93, 12.82)* 0.021 4.05 (1.24, 13.33)
 30–39 184 78 (42.4) 2.82 (1.09, 7.25)* 0.071 2.92 (0.91, 9.35)
 40–49 29 6 (20.7) 1   1
Marital status
 Never married 27 13 (48.1) 1.42 (0.59, 3.37) 0.243 2.011 (0.622, 6.501)
 Married 201 112 (55.7) 1.92 (1.16, 3.18) 0.027 4.967 (1.203, 20.499)
 Widowed 55 14 (25.5) 0.52 (0.916, 4.010) 0.012 0.32 (0.13, 0.78)
 Divorced 91 36 (39.6) 1   1
Educational status
 Can’t read and write 27 12 (44.4) 1.27 (0.56, 2.87) 0.340 1.96 (0.49, 7.94)
 Read and write but not formal 48 22 (45.8) 1.35 (0.71, 2.56) 0.935 1.054 (0.300, 3.699)
 Formal education 73 42 (57.5) 2.15 (1.24, 3.74)* 0.982 1.01 (0.312, 3.21)
 Preparatory 19 10 (52.6) 1.77 (1.47, 4.56) 0.672 1.38 (0.31, 6.28)
 Diploma 23 18 (78.3) 5.7 (2.04, 16.12)* 0.037 5.34 (1.10, 15.60)
 University degree 184 71 (38.6) 1   1
Monthly family income
 Less than 500 ETB 81 98 (63.22) 1.514 (0.492, 4.657) 0.926 1.077 (0.224, 5.188)
 500–1000 ETB 207 109 (52.7) 1.27 (1.02, 7.103)* 0.001 1.79 (1.56, 10.669)
 1001–5000 ETB 71 45 (63.4) 1.978 (1.106, 3.352)* 0.146 1.699 (.832, 3.468)
 No income 15 7 (46.7) 1   1
Duration of ART initiation
 Less than 5 years 218 95 (43.57) 0.645 (0.348, 0.897) 0.135 0.655 (0.377, 1.141)
 Greater than 5 years 156 85 (54.48) 1   1
Children’s biological sex      
 All girl/s 82 42 (52.5) 1.49 (1.22, 2.609)* 0.001 1.780 (1.522, 3.852)
 Both boy/s and girl/s 108 68 (65.4) 2.55 (1.285, 4.483)* 0.013 2.791 (1.246, 6.254)
 No living child 88 65 (75.58) 4.18 (2.301, 7.573) 0.143 3.732 (1.667, 8.355)
 All boy/s 96 40 (42.55) 1   1
Partner’s HIV status
 Positive 136 76 (55.9) 2.533 (1.585, 4.048)* 0.04 3.77 (1.03, 10.49)
 Negative 73 44 (60.3) 3.03 (1.72, 5.37)* 0.005 3.56 (3.02, 9.33)
 No partner 165 55 (33.3) 1   1
Partner’s interest to have children
 Yes 163 109 (66.9) 4.44 (2.86, 6.85)* 0.000 3.125 (1.811, 5.37)
 No 211 66 (31.3) 1   1
Community pressure to have children
 Yes 180 104 (57.8) 2.37 (1.56, 3.703)* 0.015 1.94 (1.14, 3.31)
 No 194 71 (36.6) 1   1
Use of contraceptives
 No 140 70 (50.0) 1.41 (1.212, 5.512)* 0.032 2.575 (1.082, 6.128)
 Yes 200 83 (41.5) 1   1
  1. COR Crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. *Significance for AOR