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Table 2 Social Characteristics Predictive of Teenage Pregnancy

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

  Total Teenage Pregnant Women Matured Pregnant Women Unadjusted Odds Ratio OR [95% C.I] Adjusted Odds Ratio OR [95% C.I]
Religion      
Christianity 141 [62.7] 23 [41.1] 118 [69.8] 1.00 0.44 [0.21-0.91]
Islam 84 [37.3] 33 [58.9] 51 [30.2] 3.32 [1.70-6.52] 1.00
Occupation      
Unemployed 39 [17.3] 11 [19.6] 28 [16.6] 1.00 1.00
White collar job 52 [23.1] 1 [1.8] 51 [30.2] 0.05 [0.00-0.41] 0.09 [0.01-0.81]
Traders 55 [24.4] 9 [16.1] 46 [27.2] 0.5 [0.16-1.50] 0.65 [0.21-2.00]
Students 48 [21.3] 20 [35.7] 28 [16.6] 1.82 [0.67-4.96] 3.27 [1.02-10.46]
Apprentices 31 [13.8] 15 [26.8] 16 [9.5] 2.39 [0.79-7.28] 2.01 [0.7-5.81]
Social Class      
Low 165 [73.3] 50 [89.3] 115 [68.0] 3.91 [1.49-10.84] 2.25 [1.31-3.85]
High 60 [26.7] 6 [10.7] 54 [32.0] 1.00 1.00