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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression odds ratios and confidence intervals for analyses of modern method use, total and stratified by type of residence, Zambia 2001/02

From: Can family planning outreach bridge the urban-rural divide in Zambia?

  Total (n = 4,927) Rural (n = 3,365) Urban (n = 1,562)
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Urban 1.56 1.24–1.96     
Health worker visit last year 1.37 1.00–1.86 1.83 1.29–2.58 0.82 0.45–1.49
Age       
   15–24 (r)       
   25–34 0.88 0.67–1.15 0.60 0.41–0.87 1.14 .078–1.68
   35–39 0.46 0.31–0.66 0.48 0.29–0.79 0.37 0.21–0.65
   40–44 0.25 0.16–0.38 0.18 0.10–0.31 0.31 0.15–0.67
   45–49 0.08 0.04–0.15 0.08 0.04–0.16 0.07 0.02–0.20
Marital status       
   Never married (r)       
   Married/cohabiting 1.93 1.34–2.77 0.95 0.61–1.48 3.88 2.25–6.67
   Formerly married 0.69 045–1.07 0.43 0.26–0.72 1.01 0.53–1.90
Currently working 0.98 0.83–1.15 0.83 0.66–1.05 1.15 0.91–1.44
Socioeconomic status       
   Very low 0.54 0.39–0.74 0.36 0.20–0.62 0.53 0.36–0.78
   Low 0.54 0.40–0.74 0.39 0.26–0.61 0.61 0.36–1.06
   Medium 0.59 0.44–0.78 0.43 0.27–0.66 0.60 0.42–0.86
   High 0.59 0.44–0.78 0.39 0.26–0.59 0.72 0.47–1.10
   Very high (r)       
Number of living children       
   0 (r)       
   1 2.07 1.48–2.89 3.11 1.88–5.15 1.61 1.00–2.61
   2 2.53 1.69–3.79 3.96 2.38–6.59 1.87 1.02–3.45
   3 3.22 2.08–4.99 5.44 2.93–10.10 2.46 1.31–4.59
   4+ 3.81 2.42–5.99 6.25 3.30–11.89 3.26 1.65–6.44
Educational attainment       
   No education 0.38 0.26–0.56 034 0.21–0.53 0.67 0.28–1.62
   Primary 0.65 0.53–0.81 0.69 0.50–0.96 0.29 0.44–0.79
   Secondary and higher (r)       
Desire for more children       
   Wants more soon (r)       
   Wants more later 3.34 2.53–4.41 2.85 1.94–4.17 4.22 2.79–6.38
   Unsure/missing 2.89 1.95–4.30 1.54 0.89–2.64 5.67 3.18–10.09
   Wants no more 3.52 2.64–4.71 3.02 1.99–4.58 3.81 2.55–5.70
Heard family planning on radio recently 1.20 0.99–1.45 1.64 1.30–2.07 0.84 0.63–1.13
Approves of family planning       
   No (r)       
   Yes 5.87 3.37–10.24 6.13 2.81–13.41 5.43 2.30–12.81
   Undecided/missing 2.55 1.21–5.37 0.99 0.28–3.51 7.77 2.46–24.56
Amenorrheic 0.15 0.12–0.18 0.17 0.13–0.23 0.12 0.08–0.18
  1. All analyses are weighted and control for survey design. Unweighted sample sizes are presented.
  2. Weighted sample sizes are: 4,906 (total); 3,034 (rural); and 1,872 (urban).