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Table 5

Odds ratios predicting ever-use of the pill, among women ages 23–44 who had ever had sex

Independent VariablesModel 1Model 2Model 3
Age (years) 1.483*** 1.490*** 1.490*** 
Age Squared 0.994*** 0.994*** 0.994*** 
Race/Ethnicity 
 Black 0.622*** 0.654** 0.656** 
 Latina 0.299*** 0.351*** 0.377*** 
 White (ref.)    
Mother’s Education 
 Less than high school  0.629** 0.640** 
 High school  0.744 0.717* 
 Some college  1.056 1.020 
 College degree or more (ref.)    
Education 
 Less than high school   0.796 
 High school   1.213 
 Some college   1.231 
 College degree or more (ref.)    
F Statistic 28.420*** 22.100*** 20.150*** 
df 10 
Incremental F Statistic  6.340*** 3.890* 
df  
Independent VariablesModel 1Model 2Model 3
Age (years) 1.483*** 1.490*** 1.490*** 
Age Squared 0.994*** 0.994*** 0.994*** 
Race/Ethnicity 
 Black 0.622*** 0.654** 0.656** 
 Latina 0.299*** 0.351*** 0.377*** 
 White (ref.)    
Mother’s Education 
 Less than high school  0.629** 0.640** 
 High school  0.744 0.717* 
 Some college  1.056 1.020 
 College degree or more (ref.)    
Education 
 Less than high school   0.796 
 High school   1.213 
 Some college   1.231 
 College degree or more (ref.)    
F Statistic 28.420*** 22.100*** 20.150*** 
df 10 
Incremental F Statistic  6.340*** 3.890* 
df  

Notes: N = 5,121 women ages 23–44 who had ever had sex. Data adjusted to account for complex sampling design.

Source: 2002 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG).

*p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001 (two-tailed tests)

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