Unmet Need For Family Planning Uptake Among Currently Married Women In Northcentral And Northwest Of Nigeria.

Ayodeji John, Ajayi Adeola

Abstract


The study examined unmet need for family planning uptake among currently married women in Northcentral and Northwest of Nigeria. Attempt was made to investigate unmet need for family planning uptake among currently married women in both regions. The study utilized secondary data. Secondary data were extracted from 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) dataset. Out of the 38,948 currently married interviewed, the study employed sample of 16,564 comprising 5,347 for northcentral and 11,217 for northwest. The analysis were done in three stages of univariate, bivariate and multivariate levels. The result showed evidence of higher age of respondents, higher education among currently married in northcentral than northwest. The number of children ever born (CEB) among currently married in both regions were six plus respectively. For both regions unmet need for family planning uptake increased with religion. The result of the multivariable analysis regarding unmet need for family planning uptake, the logistic analysis shows factors such as age, education, religion, occupation, ceb, desire for more children, wealth index and knowledge of family planning as the variables determined unmet need for family planning uptake in Northcentral while age of respondents, occupation ,wealth index, place of residence, ceb, desire for more children and women autonomy  determined unmet need for family planning uptake in Northwest than Northcentral. The study concluded that currently married women in Northcentral and Northwest showed differentials on unmet need for family planning. Currently married women in Northcentral exhibiting more unmet need for family planning and less unmet need in Northwest. Religion, education, wealth index, women autonomy, children ever born, knowledge of family planning and desire for more children were the most important variables explaining the differentials on unmet need for family planning among currently married women in Northcentral and Northwest of Nigeria.


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