Table 4 : Cross tabulation of several factors and status of continuing prior
contraception or not.


Variable Continuing contraceptive method?
Yes (row %)       No (row %) 

Age (n = 2516)
<35 years
>35 years
Likelihood ratio=34.285; df=4; p=0.000
646 (42.4)
456 (45.9)
878(57.6)
536 (54.1)

Education (n=2497)
Primary or none
Secondary or more
Pearson Chi Square=4.571; df=4; p=0.334
315 (46.1)
778 (42.9)
369 (53.9)
1035 (57.1)

Religion (n=2454)
Islam
Christianity
Pearson Chi Square=95.106; df=4; p=0.00
470 (35.2)
595 (53.2)
864 (64.7)
525 (46.8)

Living children (n = 2509)
1-4
≥5
Likelihood ratio=42.163; df=4; p=0.000
572 (42.9)
531 (45.1)
761 (57.1)
645 (54.9)

Want more children? (n=2315)
No (limiters)
Yes (spacers)
Pearson Chi Square=219.424; df=4; p=0.00
198 (45.5)
822 (43.7)
237 (54.5)
1058 (56.3)

n=number analysed, df=degree of freedom, p=significant value

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