Table 2 : Cross tabulation of socio-demographic/general factors and status of prior contraceptive use.


Characteristic Prior contraceptive use?
     No                  Yes   
Statistical test

Age in years (n=5988)
<20
20-24 
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
≥50        
Total            

124 (94.7)
779 (79.2)
871 (58.0)
963 (57.3)
456 (43.3)
146 (32.2)
24 (17.3)
4 (8.5)
3367 (56.2)

7 (5.3)
205 (20.8)
630 (42.0)
717 (42.7)
598 (56.7)
307 (67.8)
115 (82.7)
43 (91.5)
2621 (43.8)
X2=598.434
df=7
p=0.00  

Education (n=5957)
None
Some primary
Completed primary
Some secondary
Completed secondary or more
Total

350 (58.8)
247 (60.4)
560 (65.1)
343 (50.1)
1855 (54.4)
3355 (56.3)

245 (41.2)
162 (39.6)
300 (34.9)
342 (49.9)
1553 (45.6)
2602 (43.7%)
X2=47.132
df=4
p=0.00

Religion (n=5443)
Islam
Christianity
Others
Total

1754 (56.0)
1097 (48.2)
23 (69.7)
2874 (52.8)

1378 (44/0)
1181 (51.8)
10 (30.3)
2569 (47.2)
X2=36.381
df=2
p=0.00

Number of children living (n=5902)
1-2
3-4
>4
Total 

1355 (73.0)
984 (51.8)
949 (44.2)
3288 (55.7)

501 (27.0)

915 (48.2)
1198 (55.8)
2614 (44.3)
X2=351.956
df=2
p=0.00

Want more children? (n=5548)
No
Yes
Unsure
Total

176 (28.3)
2644 (57.9)
120 (33.1)
2940 (53.0)

446 (71.7)
1920 (42.1)
242 (66.9)
2608 (47.0)
X2=254.212
df=2
p=0.00

Source of information (n=5493)
Clinic personnel
Outreach personnel
Radio
Television
Print media
Friends/relatives
Another clinic
Community healthworker
Others
Total

1973 (52.8)
10 (18.9)
116 (47.0)
87 (49.2)
18(100.0)
618 (51.1)
14 (100.0)
35 (100.0)
0 (0.0)
2871 (52.3)

1761 (47.2)
43 (81.1)
131 (53.0)
90 (50.8)
0 (0.0)
591 (48.9)
0 (0.0)
0 (0.0)
6 (0.0)
2622 (47.7)
X2=96.058
df=8
p=0.00  

Chosen (current) contraception (n=5412)
Oral contraceptive pills
Injectables
Implants
Intrauterine devices
Total 

503 (74.7)
1298 (53.6)
101 (45.3)
944 (45.0)
2846 (52.6)

170 (25.3)
1122 (46.6)
122 (54.7)
1152 (55.0)
2566 (47.4)
X2=186.199
df=3
p=0.00

n=total number of clients analysed, X2=chi square, df=degree of freedom, p=p-value (significance level).

Amina et al.Research Journal of Women's Health  2017 4:4DOI : 10.7243/2054-9865-4-4