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Table 4 The odds of using a modern method of family planning, comparing men currently aged 20–49 who were married by age 18 with those married at or after 18 (reference group)

From: Child marriage among boys in high-prevalence countries: an analysis of sexual and reproductive health outcomes

Country Percentage of men using a modern method of family planning, by men’s age at marriage Unadjusted odds ratios (Model 1) Odds ratios adjusted for age (Model 2) Odds ratios adjusted for age and household wealth (Model 3)
Married by age 18 Married at/ after age 18 Odds ratio P value Odds ratio P value Odds ratio P value
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
N = 2999
34.9 (28.5–41.9) 32.6 (30.3–35.0) 1.11 (0.80–1.53) 0.535 1.01 (0.74–1.38) 0.959 1.07 (0.77–1.50) 0.674
P = 0.535
Comoros
N = 1101
26.0 (18.8–34.8) 17.1 (14.2–20.6) 1.69 (1.11–2.59) 0.014 1.27 (0.82–1.95) 0.281 1.27 (0.82–1.99) 0.285
P = 0.013
Guatemala
N = 5584
47.8 (43.6–52.0) 50.1 (48.3–51.9) 0.91 (0.77–1.09) 0.298 0.93 (0.78–1.11) 0.421 1.09 (0.91–1.30) 0.371
P = 0.298
Honduras
N = 3789
70.2 (65.9–74.2) 65.6 (63.5–67.7) 1.23 (0.99–1.54) 0.058 1.25 (1.00–1.56) 0.049 1.29 (1.03–1.61) 0.027
P = 0.058
Madagascar
N = 4235
24.3 (19.9–29.2) 32.2 (30.3–34.1) 0.67 (0.52–0.88) 0.004 0.65 (0.50–0.85) 0.002 0.69 (0.53–0.91) 0.008
P = 0.004
Mozambique
N = 2223
18.3 (13.0–25.2) 18.6 (16.6–20.9) 0.98 (0.64–1.48) 0.906 0.94 (0.62–1.41) 0.752 1.17 (0.75–1.82) 0.486
P = 0.906
Nepal
N = 2648
60.5 (55.3–65.5) 53.9 (50.9–57.0) 1.31 (1.05–1.63) 0.015 1.33 (1.07–1.66) 0.009 1.31 (1.06–1.63) 0.015
P = 0.015
Nicaragua
N = 3609
73.9 (72.1–77.1) 74.7 (68.8–78.5) 0.96 (0.72–1.28) 0.790 0.96 (0.73–1.28) 0.790
P = 0.790