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Table 3 Odds Ratio (OR) of Fertility Intention within one year by selected predictors for combined and separate ethnic groups

From: Why ethnicity and gender matters for fertility intention among married young people: a baseline evaluation from a gender transformative intervention in rural India

  Model 1: Combined ethnic groups Model 2: Tribal Model 3: Non-tribal
OR OR OR
Gender
 Boy 1 1  
 Girl 1.55* 1.82** 1.63
Caste
 Non-tribal 1 1  
 Tribal 1.47*   
Education level
 Up to primary (0-5th standard) 1 1 1
 Secondary (6-10th Standard) 0.88 0.80 0.93
 Senior secondary & higher (10th standard and above) 0.39** 0.56 0.19**
 Duration of cohabitation after marriage (years) 1.00 1.20 0.95
Awareness about contraception methods:
 Yes 1 1 1
 No 1.52** 1.46 1.71**
Gender statements
 The real man is the one who has a child within one year of marriage
  Disagree 1 1 1
  Agree 1.78*** 1.94*** 1.33
Early child bearing makes women valuable in family and society
 Disagree 1 1 1
 Agree 1.08 0.37 1.42
 Constant 0.015 0.0666 0.031
 Adjusted R2 0.115 0.2101 0.181
  1. Note: Response outcome for early fertility preference 0(ref) = after 1 year, 1 = within 1 year, results are controlled for other predictors such as current age, BPL status, family support @reference category. *p < 0.1, ** p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01