Table 4

Multivariate regression of characteristics associated with experiencing a most unsafe abortion among Nigerian respondents and confidantes aged 15–49*

Respondent (n=1801)Confidante (n=1365)
OR95% CIaOR95% CIOR95% CIaOR95% CI
Age
 15–191.001.001.001.00
 20–240.620.261.490.620.261.510.700.381.380.730.361.45
 25–290.240.110.530.280.120.620.370.190.730.410.210.80
 30–340.210.090.490.250.100.600.250.120.470.260.130.51
 35–390.200.090.470.210.090.500.230.120.470.230.110.47
 40–440.160.070.360.170.070.380.310.150.630.310.150.64
 45–490.180.080.430.190.080.440.690.261.860.720.271.91
Education
 Never1.001.001.001.00
 Primary0.630.331.210.770.411.470.370.170.810.360.160.80
 Secondary0.440.220.870.560.281.120.340.160.710.300.150.63
 Higher0.370.190.740.640.311.330.280.130.580.290.140.61
Residence
 Rural1.001.00
 Urban0.630.410.971.230.801.89
State
 Anambra1.001.00
 Kaduna1.120.572.190.610.311.22
 Kano0.700.242.000.370.121.12
 Lagos0.320.190.530.310.180.54
 Nasarawa0.870.451.670.410.190.87
 Rivers0.420.240.730.350.200.61
 Taraba1.120.462.750.540.211.43
Wealth quintile
 Poorest1.001.00
 Second poorest0.730.371.410.820.421.59
 Middle0.390.190.790.460.220.98
 Second wealthiest0.350.180.680.430.210.91
 Wealthiest0.270.130.530.350.160.77
  • *Bold values indicate statistical significance at the p<0.05 level.