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Table 2 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with EC use among women seeking abortion service in Health Institutions of Dessie town, North East Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 784)

From: Utilization and associated factors of emergency contraception among women seeking abortion services in health institutions of Dessie town, North East Ethiopia, 2018

Utilization Utilization COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes (n = 400) No (n = 384)
Age (years)
 13–19 55 75 1.28 (0.76, 2.16)  
 20–24 171 114 2.62 (1.67, 4.14) 2.10 (1.200, 3.671)
 25–29 134 125 1.88 (1.19, 2.97)  
 ≥ 30 40 70 1  
Residence
 Rural 47 116 1  
 Urban 353 268 3.25 (2.24, 4.73) 2.02 (1.273, 3.218)
Marital status
 Married 129 154 1  
 Single 271 230 1.40 (1.05, 1.89) 1.71 (1.176, 2.485)
Number of children
 None 240 202 1  
 One and above 160 182 0.74 (0.56, 0.98)  
Religion
 Muslim 193 227 1  
 Orthodox 193 151 1.50 (1.13, 2.00)  
 Other 14 6 2.74 (1.03, 7.23)  
Ethnicity
 Amhara 357 362 0.56 (0.28, 1.12)  
 Oromo 20 9 1.26 (0.44, 3.55)  
 Other 23 13 1  
Father’s educational status
 No primary education 204 276 1  
 Primary education 64 41 2.11 (1.37, 3.25)  
 Secondary education 71 39 2.46 (1.60, 13.79)  
 Tertiary education 61 28 2.95 (1.82, 4.78)  
Knowledge
 Not knowledgeable 82 268 1  
 Knowledgeable 318 116 8.96 (6.47, 12.41 5.66 (3.976, 8.070)**
Attitude
 Unfavorable attitude 140 268 1  
 Favorable attitude 260 116 4.29 (3.18, 5.89) 2.75 (1.946, 3.881)**
  1. ** p-value < 0.05