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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of survey respondents (n = 745)

From: Pattern and determinants of contraceptive usage among women of reproductive age from the Digo community residing in Kwale, Kenya: results from a cross-sectional household survey

Characteristic N(%)/Median (IQR)
Respondent’s age 29 (23–37)
Husband/partner’s age 39 (30–46)
Age at sexual debut 18 (16–20)
Age at marriage/union 20 (18–23)
Marital status  
 Currently married 426 (57%)
 Currently living as if married 142 (19%)
 Currently not in a union 177 (24%)
Ever attended school 646 (87%)
 Years of education 8 (7–11)
Ever given birth 632 (85%)
 Total number of births 4 (2–5)
Currently pregnant 75 (10%)
 Duration (months) of current pregnancy 6 (4–7)