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Table 4 Predictors of postpartum contraceptive use at Debat DSS site, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013

From: Contraceptive adoption in the extended postpartum period is low in Northwest Ethiopia

Determinants Contraceptive use Crude OR (95 % CI) Adjusted OR (95 % CI)
Yes No
Residence Urban 74 158 15.97 (9.37-27.23) 5.83 (2.93-11.63)
Rural 19 648 Ref Ref
Age in years 15-24 34 235 1.95 (1.02-3.75)  
25-34 45 382 1.59 (.85-2.97)  
>_35 14 189 Ref  
Number of living children 0-2 58 250 Ref  
3-4 24 270 6.03 (3.09-11.75)  
5+ 11 286 2.31 (1.11-4.81)  
ANC follow up 0 12 421 Ref  
1 6 71 2.97 (1.08-8.15)  
2-4 54 275 6.89 (3.62-13.11)  
≥5 21 39 18.89 (8.65-41.27)  
ANC attendant HEW 2 79 .88 (.19-4.03)  
Nurse/HO/Midwife 79 308 8.96 (4.79-16.73)  
No attendant 12 419 Ref  
Husband’s Education No formal education 25 558 Ref Ref
Primary education 13 161 1.80 (.90-3.60) 1.04 (.49-2.21)
Secondary and above 54 81 14.88 (8.77-25.24) 2.98 (1.49-5.97)
Maternal Education No formal education 26 594 Ref  
Primary education 15 130 2.64 (1.36-5.12)  
Secondary and above 52 82 14.49 (8.58-24.48)  
Delivery Assistance Non skilled 36 693 Ref Ref
Skilled 57 113 9.71 (6.12-15.42) 1.88 (1.008-3.51)
PNC Yes 19 32 6.21 (3.36-11.49) 2.19 (1.06-4.52)
No 74 774 Ref Ref
  1. ANC Antenatal Care
  2. PNC Postnatal Care