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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis result of determinants of cervical cancer screening among female under graduate students of Aksum University, College of Health Science, Aksum, Tigray, Ethiopia (N = 344)

From: Correlates of cervical cancer screening uptake among female under graduate students of Aksum University, College of Health Sciences, Tigray, Ethiopia

Variables Practice COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Age of respondent
 19–24 49 (83.1.0%) 200 (70.2%) 1 1
 25–30 10 (16.9%) 85 (29.8%) 2.968 [1.707, 5.159]* 0.989 (0.337, 2.902)
Sexual experience
 Yes 45 (76.3%) 160 (56.1%) 1 1
 No 14 (23.7%) 125 (43.9%) 4.189 [2.537, 6.917]* 38.855 [8.907, 169.51]**
Marital status
 Single 46 (78.0%) 208 (73.0%)   1
 Married 6 (10.2%) 22 (7.7%) 2.669 (1.046,1.808)* 3.481 [1.167, 10.380]**
 In relationship 7 (11.8%) 55 (19.3%) 1.927 (1.046,3.550)* 1.365 (0.345, 5.396)
Place of birth
 Urban 43 (72.9%) 218 (76.5%) 3.672 [2.194, 6.144]* 3.359 (1.559, 7.235)**
 Rural 16 (27.1%) 67 (23.5%) 1 1
Level of education
 Year I 12 (20.3%) 43 (15.1%) 1 1
 Year II 23 (39.0%) 32 (11.2%) 0.041 [0.013, 0.132]* 0.005 [0.001, 0.031]**
 Year III 10 (16.9%) 58 (20.4%) 0.669 [0.321, 1.392] 1.117 [0.400, 3.122]
 Year IV (above) 14 (23.7%) 152 (53.3%) 2.393 [1.210, 4.732]* 1.463 [0.763, 5.274]
  1. *P value < 0.05 in bivarite analysis
  2. **P value < 0.05 in multivariable analysis