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Table 6 Multinomial logistic regressions of gender measures and current contraceptive method mix among men (modern method users) 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 Condom vs. sterilization (Ref.) β (SE) Other modern methods vs. sterilization (Ref.) β (SE) Condom vs. other modern methods (Ref.) β (SE)
Gender sensitive decision making –Unadjusted – Model 1
Gender sensitive decision making (GSDM)    
Highly sensitive 0.44 (0.09)*** 0.11 (0.16) 0.33 (0.15)*
Moderately sensitive 0.29 (0.10)** 0.68 (0.16)*** −0.39 (0.15)*
Less sensitive (Ref.)    
Gender sensitive decision making - Adjusted for Demographics† −  Model 2
Gender sensitive decision making (GSDM)    
Highly sensitive 0.36 (0.11)* 0.09 (0.17) 0.26 (0.16)+
Moderately sensitive 0.18 (0.11) 0.65 (0.17)*** −0.47 (0.16)**
Less sensitive (Ref.)    
Restrictions on Wife’s Mobility–Unadjusted – Model 1
Restrictions on wife’s mobility    
Less restrictive −0.55 (0.10)*** −0.78 (0.15)*** 0.22 (0.14)
Moderately restrictive −0.50 (0.11)*** −0.75 (0.16)*** 0.25 (0.15)
Highly restrictive (Ref.)    
Restrictions on Wife’s Mobility - Adjusted for Demographics† −  Model 2
Restrictions on wife’s mobility    
Less restrictive −0.43 (0.12)*** −0.60 (0.16)*** 0.17 (0.14)
Moderately restrictive −0.49 (0.13)** −0.74 (0.18)*** 0.26 (0.15)
Highly restrictive (Ref.)    
Gender Equal Attitude Scale –Unadjusted – Model 1
Gender equal attitude scale    
High gender equal attitude 0.63 (0.15)*** 0.51 (0.25)* 0.12 (0.24)
Moderate gender equal attitude 0.46 (0.15)** 0.34 (0.24) 0.13 (0.24)
Less gender equal attitude (Ref.)    
Gender Equal Attitude Scale - Adjusted for Demographics† −  Model 2
Gender equal attitude scale    
High gender equal attitude 0.08 (0.20) 0.24 (0.27) −0.17 (0.26)
Moderate gender equal attitude 0.20 (0.16) 0.21 (0.26) −0.01 (0.25)
Less gender equal attitude (Ref.)    
All Gender Measures – Adjusted for Demographics† and other Gender Measures – Model 3
Gender sensitive decision making (GSDM)    
Highly sensitive 0.41 (0.11)*** 0.10 (0.17) 0.31 (0.16)*
Moderately sensitive 0.20 (0.12)+ 0.70 (0.17)*** −0.50 (0.16)**
Less sensitive (Ref.)    
Restrictions on wife    
Less restrictive −0.42 (0.12)*** −0.54 (0.17)*** 0.11 (0.15)
Moderately restrictive −0.49 (0.13)*** −0.75 (0.18)*** 0.26 (0.16)
Highly restrictive (Ref.)    
GE gender equal attitude scale    
High gender equal attitude 0.08 (0.18) 0.20 (0.27) −0.12 (0.26)
Moderate gender equal attitude 0.26 (0.17) 0.10 (0.26) −0.16 (0.25)
Less gender equal attitude (Ref.)    
  1. †Model for adjusted coefficients controls for Age, Education, Caste, Religion, Parity and Wealth, City, Residence (slum/non-slum), Fertility intention and other gender equity measures – gender sensitive decision making and GEM scale; *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.
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