Table 6

Results of multinomial logistic regression on unmet need for FP among married women, Botswana, 2007

CharacteristicsSpacing/others* ORsp ValueLimiting/others† ORsp Value
Residence
 Rural0.8370.5520.9050.632
 Urban1.0001.000
Education
 No education1.8690.3980.8480.688
 Primary2.901**0.0400.9830.960
 Secondary1.8250.1730.484**0.022
 Higher1.0001.000
Parity
 03.515**0.0450.091***0.001
 1–23.017**0.0460.432***0.002
 3–41.5900.4080.631**0.036
 5+1.0001.000
Age (years)
 15–242.228**0.0430.7830.468
 25–341.1770.6380.420***0.000
 35–491.0001.000
Wealth index
 Poorest1.2670.6561.2200.606
 Poorer0.6070.4101.3240.463
 Middle0.8890.7771.2110.565
 Richer1.3100.4590.9390.839
 Richest1.0001.000
Religion
 Christians1.0001.000
 Others1.2880.3931.3890.119
Number of partner
 One2.508**0.0221.849**0.032
 More than one1.0001.000
Discussion on FP with partner
 Never0.9280.8211.598**0.025
 One or two times1.0400.8941.3020.214
 More often1.0001.000
Partner's approval of FP
 Approve1.0001.000
 Disapprove4.098***0.0002.841***0.000
Listen to radio once in a week
 Yes1.0990.7600.522***0.001
 No1.0001.000
Listen to TV once in a week
 Yes0.8200.5480.7910.324
 No1.0001.000
  • *p<0.10, **p<0.05, ***p<0.01.

  • †Others include contraceptive users, no unmet need, infecund and missing cases.

  • FP, family planning.