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Table 5 The bi-variable and multivariable multilevel binary logistic regression analysis of factors associated with adolescent pregnancy in East Africa in the final model

From: Prevalence and associated factors of adolescent pregnancy (15–19 years) in East Africa: a multilevel analysis

Variables Teenage pregnancy COR(95%CI) AOR(95%CI)
Yes No
Respondent age 15–17 2808 4169 1 1
18–19 6607 3660 2.88 (2.70, 3.07) 3.06 (2.83, 3.31)*
Highest educational level No education 999 429 1 1
Primary education 5997 3941 0.68 (0.62, 0.76) 1.20 (1.00, 1.37)
Secondary and above 2418 3458 0.31 (0.28, 0.35) 0.78 (0.68, 0.91)*
Wealth status Poor 4511 2487 1 1
Middle 1996 1443 0.77 (0.71, 0.84)) 1.01 (0.91, 1.11)
Rich 2909 3898 0.41 (0.38, 0.43) 0.64 (0.58, 0.71)*
Respondent current working working 5090 3513 1.47 (1.39, 1.56) 1.11 (1.03, 1.19)*
Not working 4327 4315 1 1
Marital statues Married 6216 1796 1 1
Unmarried 3200 6033 0.51 (0.14, 0.16) 0.25 (0.23, 0.28)*
contraceptive use Yes 2550 1431 1.65 (1.53, 1.78) 1.41 (1.28, 1.55)*
No 6867 6398 1 1
Media exposure Yes 6151 5994 0.57 (0.54, 0.61) 0.85 (0.78, 0.92)*
No 1835 3265 1 1
Residence Urban 1996 2525 1 1
Rural 5304 7420 1.79 (1.68, 1.92) 1.02 (0.93, 1.12)
Relation to house hold head Head/spouse 4495 1131 6.04 (5.57, 6.57) 1.62 (1.45, 1.82)*
Relative or other 2418 3004 1.15 (1.02, 1.24) 0.89 (0.82, 1.01)
Daughter 2502 3605 1 1
Age at first sex 5–14 2620 1935 1 1
15–17 5891 4823 0.88 (0.82, 0.95) 0.69 (0.63, 0.75)*
18–19 904 1060 0.65 (0.58, 0.72) 0.31 (0.27, 0.35)*
Community poverty level Low 3479 4018 1 1
High 5937 3811 1.16 (1.09, 1.24) 1.00 (0.92, 1.07)
Community contraceptive Low 3839 4023 1 1
High 5393 3990 1.22 (1.14, 1.30) 1.10 (1.02, 1.19)*
  1. *p ≤ 0.05