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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression on reproductive health service utilization among female adolescents in Asgede-Tsimbla district, Northern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Determinants of reproductive health services utilization among rural female adolescents in Asgede-Tsimbla district Northern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Variables Utilization of reproductive health service COR (95%, CI) AOR [95%, CI]
Non users [%]
(N = 256)
Users n [%]
(N = 588)
Age
 1. 10–15 82 [43.6] 106 [56.4] 1 1
 2. 16–20 230 [35.1] 426 [64.9] 1.4 [1.03–1.99] 1.85 [1.17–2.92]
Religion
 1. Orthodox Christian 275 [37.2] 464 [62.8] 1 1
 2. Muslim 37 [35.2] 68 [64.8] 1.08 [.71–1.67] .82 [.48–1.40]
Educational level
 1. Only read and write 27 [54.0] 23 [46.0] 0.4 [.22–74] .78 [.37–1.62]
 2. Grade 1–8 119 [37.8] 196 [62.2] .79 [.58–1.08] .96 [.65–1.41]
 3. Grade 9–12 16 [28.6] 40 [71.4] 1.2 [.65–2.23] 2.17 [1.04–4.50]
 4. College and above 138 [32.6] 285 [64.5] 1 1
Occupation
 1. Government Employee 20 [48.8] 21 [51.2] 1 1
 2. Private Employee 34 [46.6] 39 [53.4] 1.09 [.50–2.35] 2.19 [.84–5.71]
 3. Merchant 31 [34.8] 58 [65.2] 1.7 [.84–3.77] 2.79 [1.11–6.96]
 4. Unemployed 47 [28.3] 119 [71.7] 2.4 [1.19–4.85] 2.90 [1.19–7.06]
 5. Student 180 [37.9] 295 [62.2] 1.5 [.82–2.96] 2.38 [1.04–5.42]
Living Arrangement Or Live With:
 1. With Father and Mother 259 [35.6] 468 [64.4] 1 1
 2. With Father or Mother only 31 [47.7] 34 [52.3] .60 [.36–1.01] .44 [.16–1.18]
 3. With relatives/friends 5 [38.5] 8 [61.5] .88 [.28–2.73] .45 [.16–1.18]
 4. Alone 17 [43.6] 22 [56.4] .71 [.37–1.37] .73 [.28–1.89]
Mother’s Educational Status
 1. Illiterate 83 [88.6] 38 [31.4] .22 [.11–.46] .33 [.14–.77]
 2. Read and write 159 [30.9] 356 [69.1] 1.11 [.60–2.06] .97 [.44–2.14]
 3. Elementary school 34 [41.5] 48 [58.5] .70 [.34–1.46] .43 [.17–1.10]
 4. Secondary School 19 [25.3] 56 [74.7] 1.47 [.67–3.21] .89 [.36–2.19]
 5. College and above 17 [33.3] 34 [66.7] 1 1
Marital Status of parents
 1. Live together 255 [36.2] 449 [63.8] 1 1
 2. Divorced 23 [59.0] 16 [41.0] .39 [.20–.76] .35 [.14–.89]
 3. Widowed 34 [33.7] 67 [66.3] 1.11 [.72–1.73] 1.86 [.76–4.52]
Discussion about reproductive health service with Family
 1. Yes 91 [35.5] 345 [58.7] 2.00 [1.28–3.11] 8.02 [5.52–11.66]
 2. No 165 [64.5] 243 [41.3] 1 1
Knowledgea
 1. Less knowledgeable 268 [37.5] 447 [62.5] 1 1
 2. Knowledgeable 32 [24.8] 97 [75.2] 1.81 [1.18–2.78] 1.61 [.98–2.67]
bPerceived Susceptibilitya
 1. Low 26 [31.3] 57 [68.7] 1 1
 2. High 274 [36.0] 487 [64.0] 1.1 [1.04–1.07] 1.84 [.95–3.55]
Perceived Severitya
 1. Low 104 [49.5] 106 [50.5] 1 1
 2. High 196 [30.9] 438 [69.1] 4.2 [2.79–6.40] 4.05 [2.68–6.11]
Perceived Benefitsa
 1. Low 48 [30.6] 109 [69.4] 1 1
 2. High 252 [36.7] 435 [63.3] 0.76 [.52–1.10] 1.06 [.64–1.75]
Perceived Barriersa
 1. Low 94 [27.6] 246 [72.4] 1 1
 2. High 206 [40.9.1] 296 [59.1] 1.80 [1.34–2.43] 0.44[.33-64]
  1. Italics indicates statistically significant association at a P value < 0.05: aContinuous variables; bThe reliability coefficient of the constructs of Health Belief Model for this study were 0.81, 0.78, 0.76 and 0.64 for perceived susceptibility, seriousness, barriers and benefits to utilization of reproductive health services respectively