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Table 5 Multinomial logistic regressions of gender measures and contraceptive use among men in four study cities, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2010

From: Men’s attitudes on gender equality and their contraceptive use in Uttar Pradesh India

Variables in equation Modern methods vs. non user (Ref.) β (SE) Traditional methods vs. non-user (Ref.) β (SE) Modern methods vs. traditional (Ref.) β (SE)
Gender sensitive decision making – Unadjusted – Model 1
Gender sensitive decision making (GSDM)    
Highly sensitive 0.09 (0.08) −0.14 (0.12) 0.05 (0.11)
Moderately sensitive 0.04 (0.08) 0.18 (0.12) −0.15 (0.11)
Less sensitive (Ref.)    
Gender sensitive decision making - Adjusted for Demographics† −  Model 2
Gender sensitive decision making (GSDM)    
Highly sensitive 0.18 (0.09)* −0.23 (0.12) 0.06 (0.11)
Moderately sensitive 0.03 (0.09) 0.20 (0.13) −0.17 (0.11)
Less sensitive (Ref.)    
Restrictions on Wife’s Mobility – Unadjusted – Model 1
Restrictions on wife’s mobility    
Less restrictive −0.08 (0.08) −0.27 (0.12)* 0.19 (0.10)+
Moderately restrictive −0.36 (0.09)*** −0.54 (0.13)*** 0.18 (0.11)
Highly restrictive (Ref.)    
Restrictions on Wife’s Mobility - Adjusted for Demographic† s – Model 2
Restrictions on wife’s mobility    
Less restrictive −0.29 (0.10)** −0.61 (0.13)*** 0.32 (0.11)**
Moderately restrictive −0.40 (0.10)*** −0.63 (0.13)*** 0.23 (0.12)*
Highly restrictive (Ref.)    
Gender Equal Attitude Scale – Unadjusted – Model 1
Gender equal attitude scale    
High gender equal attitude 0.45 (0.12)*** 0.48 (0.19)* −0.03 (0.18)
Moderate gender equal attitude 0.27 (0.11)* 0.49 (0.18)** −0.22 (0.18)
Less gender equal attitude (Ref.)    
Gender Equal Attitude Scale - Adjusted for Demographics† − Model 2
Gender equal attitude scale    
High gender equal attitude 0.21 (0.14) 0.04 (0.21) 0.18 (0.19)
Moderate gender equal attitude 0.24 (0.13)+ 0.41 (0.19)* −0.18 (0.18)
Less gender equal attitude (Ref.)    
Gender Measures Adjusted for Demographicsand Other Gender Measures – Model 3
Gender sensitive decision making (GSDM)    
Highly sensitive 0.17 (0.10) −0.15 (0.13) −0.02 (0.11)
Moderately sensitive 0.05 (0.10) 0.22 (0.13) −0.18 (0.12)
Less sensitive (Ref.)    
Restrictions on wife’s mobility    
Less restrictive −0.32 (0.10)** −0.58 (0.13)*** 0.26 (0.11)*
Moderately restrictive −0.44 (0.10)*** −0.68 (0.14)*** 0.24 (0.12)*
Highly restrictive (Ref.)    
Gender equal attitude scale    
High gender equal attitude 0.24 (0.14)+ 0.09 (0.21) 0.15 (0.19)
Moderate gender equal attitude 0.21 (0.13)+ 0.37(0.20)+ −0.16 (0.18)
Less gender equal attitude (Ref.)    
  1. †Demographics include Age, Education, Caste, Religion, Parity, Wealth, City and Residence (slum and non-slum) and Fertility intention; +p < 0.1, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.
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