Table 5

Log-odds of having higher than lower knowledge about the impact of family planning (FP) on women (aged 15–49 years) in Nyanza and Western Regions of Kenya by selected characteristics

Characteristics of respondentsModel IModel II
βp Valueβp Value
Age (years)
 15–24−0.1270.596−0.9250.003
 25–39−0.1180.508−0.2310.306
 40–49*
Parity
 <20.0980.7000.2230.508
 2–3−0.1170.5670.0530.842
 4–50.1070.5470.3730.099
 6+*
Ethnicity
 Luhya−0.1590.561−0.2720.438
 Luo0.0360.913−0.1490.726
 Teso*
Religion
 Catholic−0.0220.876−0.0300.867
 Other*
Level of education
 <Secondary−0.1530.371−0.1760.415
 Secondary+*
Partner's level of education
 <Secondary0.0400.775−0.1200.505
 Secondary+*
Reads newspapers or magazines
 Yes0.1720.2890.2970.151
 No*
Listens to radio
 Yes0.1300.4590.2630.261
 No*
Watches television
 Yes−0.0600. 7110.0900.659
 No*
Discussed use of FP with spouse
 Yes0.3930.0060.6270.001
 No*
Type of FP method being used
 None−0.3570.016−0.5680.004
 Short-acting0.0530.7830.0550.815
 Long-acting or permanent*
District
 Bondo−0.2280.5030.2160.622
 Siaya−0.4060.2010.3460.397
 Busia−0.1580.5510.2620.441
 Teso*
Intercept 1−1.8100.000−2.8850.000
Intercept 20.3830.2271.9200.000
χ2 value37.7560.00665.2360.000
df1919
  • *Reference category.

  • df, degrees of freedom.