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Table 4 Bivariate and multivariate analysis of socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics and reproductive health knowledge among rural adolescents of Machakel district, northwest Ethiopia, February 2012

From: Reproductive health knowledge and services utilization among rural adolescents in east Gojjam zone, Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Factors RH knowledge COR [95% CI] AOR [95% CI]
  Yes No   
Sex     
 Male 117 (46.6) 73 (58.9) 1.00 1.00
 Female 134 (53.4) 51 (41.1) 0.56 (0.11- 0.89) 0.39 (0.47-1.34)
Age (in years)     
 10–14 54 (21.5) 73 (58.9) 1.00 1.00
 15–19 167 (66.5) 51 (41.1) 1.29 (1.01-3.63) 3.77 (3.1-8.98)
Level of school completed
 Elementary 106 (42.2) 53 (42.7) 1.00 1.00
 Secondary 105 (57.8) 39 (57.3) 1.37 (1.06-6.12) 1.35 (1.06-6.12)
Current schooling     
 In-school 153 (61) 105 (84.7) 1.05 (1.03-4.98) 1.05 (1.03-4.98)
 Out-of-school 68 (39) 49 (15.3) 1.00 1.00
Living mostly with     
 Both parents 117 (46.6) 90 (23.6) 1.00 1.00
 Single parent 65 (17) 21 (5.5) 0.94 (0.57-1.53) 0.94 (0.57-1.53)
 Husband/wife 32 (8.3) 6 (1.6) 0.95 (0.48-1.87) 0.95 (0.48-1.87)
 Others 11 (2.8) 7 (1.6) 2.69 (1.48-14.9) 2.21 (1.81-6.04)
Family income     
 Poor 49 (19.5) 94 (75.8) 1.00 1.00
 Medium 61 (24.3) 24 (19.4) 1.1 (0.58-2.1) 1.1 (0.58-2.1)
 Rich 141 (56.2) 6 (4.8) 2.15 (1.67-6.98) 3.37 (1.65-6.87)
  1. Adjusted for sex, age, level of education, current schooling, living arrangement and family income.