August 14, 2019

Weighted log-linear models for service delivery points in Ethiopia: a case of modern contraceptive users at health facilities

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Background: Ethiopia is among countries with low contraceptive usage prevalence rate and resulted in high total
fertility rate and unwanted pregnancy which in turn affects the maternal and child health status. This study
investigated the major factors that affect the number of modern contraceptive users at service delivery points in Ethiopia.

Methods: The Performance Monitoring and Accountability2020/Ethiopia data collected between March and April 2016
at round-4 from 461 eligible service delivery points were in this study. The weighted log-linear negative binomial
model applied to analyze the service delivery point’s data.