Table 2

Bivariate and multivariate regressions of characteristics associated with experiencing an abortion in the year prior to the survey among Nigerian respondents and confidantes age 15–49*

Respondent (n=11 070)Unadjusted confidante (n=5883)
OR95% CIaOR95% CIOR95% CIaOR95% CI
Age
 15–191.001.001.001.00
 20–242.932.084.132.892.074.051.931.173.192.181.303.65
 25–292.381.623.492.151.433.221.430.812.521.630.942.83
 30–341.661.112.491.470.992.190.840.441.570.990.531.85
 35–391.380.902.121.240.801.930.940.521.721.140.612.12
 40–440.650.351.230.660.351.230.440.181.060.540.221.33
 45–490.620.321.170.580.301.100.430.171.120.540.211.39
Education
 Never1.001.001.001.00
 Primary2.471.444.261.570.842.921.760.793.931.800.804.06
 Secondary3.602.086.241.510.763.003.511.836.703.401.736.70
 Higher4.022.287.081.620.813.252.661.295.452.521.255.06
Residence
 Rural1.001.00
 Urban2.231.473.402.051.183.55
State
 Anambra1.001.00
 Kaduna0.370.210.640.390.190.80
 Kano0.100.050.200.120.050.27
 Lagos0.750.481.190.680.421.10
 Nasarawa0.460.270.800.580.261.29
 Rivers1.340.812.221.360.842.20
 Taraba0.600.152.430.790.115.43
Wealth quintile
 Poorest1.001.00
 Second poorest1.740.883.450.980.432.24
 Middle2.731.385.391.020.372.83
 Second wealthiest2.701.435.120.890.322.47
 Wealthiest2.111.084.130.640.221.83
  • *Bold values indicate statistical significance at the p<0.05 level.

  • aOR, Adjusted odds ratio; OR, Odds ratio.