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Table 1 Teenage Pregnancy by Prevention of Unwanted Pregnancy and other Social factors

From: A comparative analysis of predictors of teenage pregnancy and its prevention in a rural town in Western Nigeria

  Total No (%) Teenage Pregnancy No (%) Older Pregnant Women No [%] Unadjusted Odds Ratio
Marital Status     
Never Married 50 [22.2] 27 [48.2] 23 [13.6] 5.91 [2.83-12.43
Married 175 [77.8] 29 [51.8] 146 [86.4] 1.00
Total 225 [100.0] 56 [100.0] 169 [100.0]  
Ethnicity     
Yoruba 171 [75.6] 44 [78.6] 127 [75.0] 2.10 [0.24-47.47]
Igbo 24 [10.7] 3 [5.4] 21 [12.5] 0.86 [0.06-25.69]
Hausa 23 [10.3] 8 [14.3] 15 [8.9] 3.20 [0.27-83.54]
Others 8 [3.6] 1 [1.8] 6 [3.6] 1.00
Level of Education     
Nil 19 [8.5] 2 [3.6] 17 [10.1] 0.97 [0.13-5.71]
Primary 21 [9.4] 11 [19.4] 10 [6.0] 9.07 [2.58-33.07]
Secondary 110 [49.1] 35 [62.5] 75 [44.6] 3.85 [1.57-9.73]
Post -Secondary 74 [33.0] 8 [14.3] 66 [38.3] 1.00
Correct Condom use     
Correct use 153 [68.3] 33 [58.9] 120 [71.4] 0.57 [0.29-2.21]
Incorrect use 72 [31.7] 23 [41.1] 49 [28.6] 1.00
Use of fertile period     
Observe 194 [86.8] 46 [82.1] 148 [87.6] 0.65 [0.27-1.61]
Do not observe 31 [13.2] 10 [17.9] 21 [12.4] 1.00
Use of Contraceptive pills     
Ever use 13 [5.8] 4 [7.1] 9 [5.3] 1.37 [0.34-5.14]
Never use 212 [94.2] 52 [92.9] 160 [94.7] 1.00