International Journal of Population Research / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Intergenerational Differences in Current Contraceptive Use among Married Women in Uganda

Table 1

Percentage distribution of women in marital unions who were born between 1957 and 1991 by selected background characteristics, Uganda 2006 DHS.

Characteristics1982–19911972–19811957–1971Total
Ages (15–24)Age (25–34)Age (35–49)

Mean age21.029.240.830.7
Mean parity1.74.57.24.6
Current contraceptive use
 No81.676.275.777.6
 Yes18.423.824.322.6
Residence
 Urban14.713.89.212.6
 Rural85.386.291.087.4
Education level
 None14.023.740.326.4
 Primary67.458.950.258.5
 Secondary+18.617.39.515.2
Wealth
 Poor48.842.244.844.8
 Middle16.317.819.818.0
 Rich34.939.935.437.1
Region
 Central 19.98.96.98.6
 Central 27.09.39.18.5
 Kampala8.07.53.96.5
 East central11.011.711.311.4
 Eastern13.211.912.412.4
 North21.920.424.422.1
 West nile7.49.29.58.8
 Western11.79.811.110.8
 South west9.111.511.410.8

Number of women1,4812,1581,7235,362

Note: Some percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding of figures.

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