Table 4 : Comparison of correct knowledge of family planning between urban and rural respondents.

Knowledge   Urban (n=194)
N(%)
Rural (n=194)
N(%)
Odds Ratio 95% Confidence interval Chi square P-value
Lower limit Upper limit
Family planning is a means of controlling and spacing the number of children born in a family. Yes 191(98.5) 180(92.8) 4.952 1.3997 17.518 6.15 0.01*
No 3 (1.5) 14 (7.2) -- -- -- -- --

There are natural and artificial methods of family planning. Yes 192(99.0) 191(98.5) 1.508 0.2491 9.1257 0.02 0.5
No  2 (1.0) 3  (1.5) -- -- -- -- --

All artificial methods of family planning cause permanent sterility. Yes 120(61.9) 96(49.5) 1.655 1.105 2.479 6.02(5.52) 0.014*(0.018)
No  74(38.1) 98(50.5) -- -- -- -- --

Family planning is necessary for good health of the family. Yes 178(91.8) 158(81.4) 2.535 1.3545 4.744 8.8(8.02) 0.002*
No 16 (8.2) 36 (18.6) -- -- -- -- --

Family planning involves preventing pregnancy only. Yes  92(47.4) 96(49.5) 0.921 0.618 1.371 0.17(0.09) 0.68(0.76)
No 102(52.6) 98 (50.5) -- -- -- -- --

Note * statistically significant=p<0.05). Yate’s correction for Chi square test( X2).

Ifeadike et al.Research Journal of Women's Health  2015 2:3DOI : 10.7243/2054-9865-2-3