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Table 2 Demographic factors associated with tubal infertility (multivariate analysis)

From: Risk factors of tubal infertility in a tertiary hospital in a low-resource setting: a case-control study

VariableLevelsCasesControl   
n (%)n (%)AOR95% CISig.
Age15–251 (0.4)37 (16.1)0.0720.01–0.670.021
26–3556 (24.3)94 (40.9)0.5920.27–1.310.195
35–4522 (9.6)20 (8.7)1  
Marital statusSingle25 (10.9)61 (26.5)0.0670.003–1.380.080
Cohabiting14 (6.1)1 (0.4)1.9950.06–66.790.700
Monogamy38 (6.1)88 (38.3)0.0510.003–1.020.052
Polygamy2 (0.9)1 (0.4)1  
Level of educationHigher28 (12.4)31 (13.8)1.7340.82–0.670.151
Primary15 (6.7)33 (14.7)0.6880.28–1.700.419
Secondary36 (16.0)82 (36.4)1  
ProfessionHousewife17 (7.4)23 (10.0)10.7221.68–8.410.012
Private sector14 (6.1)21 (9.2)6.1910.93–41.100.059
Civil servant30 (13.1)53 (23.1)5.4510.92–32.350.062
Self-employed15 (6.6)13 (5.7)17.0772.52–115.780.004
Students3 (1.3)40 (17.5)1  
  1. The procedure models cases as the response, treating control as the reference category
  2. AOR Adjusted odd ratio, CI Confidence interval