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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analyses of unintended pregnancy among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Maichew town, northern Ethiopia, 2017

From: Factors associated with unintended pregnancy among women attending antenatal care in Maichew Town, Northern Ethiopia, 2017

Category Unintended pregnancy COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Knowledge of contraceptive methods
 Poor 46 61 2.6 (1.68, 4.50) 1.3 (0.25, 6.70)
 Good 47 159 1.0 1.0
Economic status
 Poor 66 93 4.8 (1.94, 12.0) 3.5 (0.60, 18.90)
 Medium 21 86 1.7 (0.62, 4.44) 2.3 (0.40, 10.60)
 Rich 6 41 1.0 1.0
Age of participant (years)
 < 18 11 3 1.0 1.0
 18–34 64 196 0.09 (0.24, 0.32) 1.0 (0.09, 11.70)
 > 35 21 18 0.23 (0.06, 0.90) 5.6 (0.30, 83.50)
Lived with
 Husband 29 185 1.0 1.0
 Parents 33 29 7.3 (3.80, 13.60) 2.3 (0.70, 6.90)
 Alone 31 6 32.8 (12.60, 85.80) 9.9 (1.80–53.40)*
Number of children
 0–2 62 150 1.0 1.0
 3–4 20 56 0.9 (0.47, 1.55) 3.5 (1.10, 11.04)*
 > 5 11 14 1.9 (0.81, 4.41) 2.6 (0.50, 13.10)
Mother’s occupation
 Student 21 81 1.0 1.0
 House wife 34 22 6.0 (2.9, 12.24) 0.5 (0.08, 3.80)
 Daily labor or unemployed 17 15 3.7 (1.63, 8.16) 1.7 (0.22, 13.40)
 Peasant 8 26 1.2 (0.47, 2.99) 1.05 (0.11, 10.10)
 Civil servant 6 51 0.45 (0.17, 1.2) 0.2 (0.02, 2.28)
 Merchant 6 21 1.1 (0.39, 3.07) 1.05 (0.10, 8.10)
Husband’s occupation
 Peasant 33 63 1.0 1.0
 Student 12 22 2.4 (1.22, 4.8) 1.3 (0.35, 4.80)
 Daily laborer or unemployed 7 21 8.5 (3.49, 20.5) 1.1 (0.20, 6.20)
 Civil servant 15 50 1.5 (0.50, 4.20) 1.3 (0.23, 6.60)
 Merchant 16 74 1.3 (0.60, 3.10) 4.4 (0.10, 17.50)
Marital status
 Married 33 212 1.0 1.0
 Single 60 8 48.1 (21–109.8) 38.6 (10.07, 148.01)*
  1. *Significantly associated factors at p-value less than 0.05