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Table 3 Association of key YFS characteristics related to adolescents’ use of RHS using a Poisson regression model

From: Identifying youth-friendly service practices associated with adolescents’ use of reproductive healthcare services in post-conflict Burundi: a cross-sectional study

Explanatory variables/youth-friendly practices Public (n = 499) Private (n = 215) Religious (n = 139)
β Wald 95% confidence limits β Wald 95% confidence limits β Wald 95% confidence limits
Confidence interval Sig. Confidence interval Sig. Confidence interval Sig.
Intercept 94.298 80.89–109.92 *** 0.005 0.005–0.005 *** 26.754 17.17–41.68 ***
Health facility characteristics
 Hours include evenings/weekend hours 0.739 0.698–0.781 *** 1.281 0.999–1.643 * 0.824 0.704–0.965 *
 Designated check-in and exam rooms available 0.113 0.068–0.187 *** .040 0.006–0.289 *** 1.487 1.190–1.857 ***
 Waiting/exam rooms have print educational materials to appeal to adolescents 0.652 0.611–0.696 *** .124 0.057–0.271 *** 0.625 0.53–0.736 ***
 Waiting/exam rooms have educational pictures to appeal to adolescents 0.805 0.758–0.855 *** 2.819 1.822–4.363 *** 0.513 0.440–0.597 ***
 Waiting/exam rooms have educational posters to appeal to adolescents 1.618 1.527–1.714 *** .680 0.490–0.944 * 1.445 1.273–1.640 ***
Program design characteristics
 Adolescents are involved in design/feedback ~ ~ ~ .520 0.346–0.781 ** ~ ~  
 Facility has strategy to involve adolescentsa 0.939 0.838–1.052   1.970    2.663 1.983–3.576 ***
 Privacy and confidentiality preservedb 0.698 0.628–0.775 *** 2.481 1.836–3.352 *** 1.573 1.338–1.849 ***
 Outreach and/or education is providedc 0.889 0.841–0.939 *** .113 0.08–0.158 *** 0.773 0.684–0.873 ***
 RHC services discounted to adolescents 1.079 0.970–1.200   ~ ~ ~ 1.399 1.069–1.830 *
  1. β Exponential estimates
  2. Significance level: <0.0001***; <0.01**; <0.05*
  3. ~ Model did not converge
  4. aFacility has a strategy to involve adolescents in planning and in the provision of care
  5. bRecords are preserved to protect the privacy and confidentiality of adolescents’ personal medical records and health information
  6. cOutreach and/or education provided in the community for young people