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Table 4 Factors Associated with 12-month LARC Discontinuation among Women in Ethiopia, EDHS 2016

From: Factors associated with early long-acting reversible contraceptives discontinuation in Ethiopia: evidence from the 2016 Ethiopian demographic and health survey

CharacteristicsAHR (95%CI)
Age at time of discontinuation (years)
 15 to 24Ref.
 25 to 340.24 (0.18–0.32)***
 35 or more0.15 (0.10–0.23)***
Place of residence
 UrbanRef.
 Rural1.24 (0.88–1.75)
Education status
 No educationRef.
 Primary1.32 (1.02–1.71)*
 Secondary or above1.15 (0.76–1.76)
Partner education status
 No educationRef.
 Primary1.25 (0.98–1.62)
 Secondary or above1.15 (0.76–1.75)
Currently working
 NoRef.
 Yes0.88 (0.63–1.22)
Wealth index
 LowestRef.
 Middle1.09 (0.79–1.49)
 Rich0.95 (0.70–1.28)
Participation in household decision making
 Not participateRef.
 Partially participate0.53 (0.37–0.77)***
 Fully participate0.54 (0.40–0.73)***
Owns a mobile telephone
 NoRef.
 Yes1.42 (1.04–1.94)*
Fertility preference of the woman
 Have anotherRef.
 No more0.84 (0.63–1.11)
 Undecided1.90 (1.16–3.13)*
Ever used internet
 NeverRef.
 Yes1.06 (0.62–1.83)
Parity
 NulliparaRef.
 Primipara0.53 (0.33–0.86)**
 Multipara0.86 (0.54–1.38)
 Grand multipara1.59 (0.90–2.82)
  1. *Significant at 0.05
  2. **Significant at 0.01
  3. ***Significant at <0.001