Table 2

Baseline characteristics and prevalence of CCs visitation of the respondents (n=10 643)

VariablesN (%)Visit CCs last 3 monthsPrevalence of CCs visitationP value
No, n (%)Yes, n (%)Yes, % (95% CI)
Overall10643 (100)8953 (84.12)1690 (15.88)15.92 (14.45 to 17.50)
Age0.019
 15–29 years4898 (46.02)4060 (82.89)838 (17.11)16.95 (15.32 to 18.72)
 30–49 years5745 (53.98)4893 (85.17)852 (14.83)15.04 (13.39 to 16.85)
Division (administrative region)0.001
 Barisal1155 (10.85)1014 (87.79)141 (12.21)12.39 (9.53 to 15.94)
 Chittagong1445 (13.58)1185 (82.01)260 (17.99)17.65 (14.33 to 21.55)
 Dhaka1161 (10.91)1049 (90.35)112 (9.65)9.75 (7.11 to 13.24)
 Khulna1474 (13.85)1180 (80.05)294 (19.95)20.46 (15.77 to 26.10)
 Mymensingh1181 (11.10)1017 (86.11)164 (13.89)13.65 (10.29 to 17.89)
 Rajshahi1523 (14.31)1259 (82.67)264 (17.33)18.16 (14.21 to 22.90)
 Rangpur1645 (15.46)1384 (84.13)261 (15.87)16.64 (13.00 to 21.05)
 Sylhet1059 (9.95)865 (81.68)194 (18.32)19.44 (14.97 to 24.85)
Place of residence0.23
 Urban1882 (17.68)1634 (86.82)248 (13.18)13.40 (9.79 to 18.07)
 Rural8761 (82.32)7319 (83.54)1442 (16.46)16.28 (14.7 to 17.99)
Religion0.494
 Islam9611 (90.3)8077 (84.04)1534 (15.96)16.06 (14.54 to 17.70)
 Others1032 (9.70)876 (84.88)156 (15.12)14.60 (11.09 to 18.98)
Education<0.001
 No education1625 (15.27)1412 (86.89)213 (13.11)12.67 (10.74 to 14.88)
 Primary3466 (32.57)2877 (83.01)589 (16.99)17.15 (15.14 to 19.36)
 Secondary4295 (40.36)3569 (83.10)726 (16.90)16.99 (15.28 to 18.84)
 Higher1257 (11.81)1095 (87.11)162 (12.89)12.93 (10.79 to 15.43)
Husband/partner’s education<0.001
 No education2440 (22.93)2050 (84.02)390 (15.98)16.10 (13.95 to 18.51)
 Primary3542 (33.28)2902 (81.93)640 (18.07)17.98 (16.07 to 20.07)
 Secondary3108 (29.20)2635 (84.78)473 (15.22)15.07 (13.41 to 16.90)
 Higher1553 (14.59)1366 (87.96)187 (12.04)12.46 (10.48 to 14.75)
Wealth index<0.001
 Poorest2407 (22.62)1981 (82.30)426 (17.70)17.71 (15.39 to 20.30)
 Poorer2557 (24.03)2080 (81.35)477 (18.65)18.49 (16.36 to 20.82)
 Middle2405 (22.60)2010 (83.58)395 (16.42)16.53 (14.40 to 18.90)
 Richer1923 (18.07)1659 (86.27)264 (13.73)14.01 (11.79 to 16.56)
 Richest1351 (12.69)1223 (90.53)128 (9.47)9.48 (7.59 to 11.79)
Sex of household head0.005
 Male9352 (87.87)7834 (83.77)1518 (16.23)16.33 (14.80 to 17.99)
 Female1291 (12.13)1119 (86.68)172 (13.32)13.11 (11.07 to 15.47)
Respondent currently working status0.138
 No4898 (46.02)4155 (84.83)743 (15.17)15.06 (13.35 to 16.95)
 Yes5745 (53.98)4798 (83.52)947 (16.48)16.68 (14.85 to 18.69)
Number of children<0.001
 No children944 (8.87)853 (90.36)91 (9.64)9.35 (7.29 to 11.90)
 1–25726 (53.80)4766 (83.23)960 (16.77)17.23 (15.49 to 19.13)
 3 and above3973 (37.33)3334 (83.92)639 (16.08)15.62 (13.85 to 17.57)
Media exposure0.977
 No5443 (51.14)4570 (83.96)873 (16.04)15.91 (14.26 to 17.70)
 Yes5200 (48.86)4383 (84.29)817 (15.71)15.93 (14.16 to 17.88)
  • Bold values signifies p <0.05.

  • CCs, community clinics.