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Table 1 Univariate analysis of selected dependent and independent variables

From: Married women’s autonomy and post-delivery modern contraceptive use in the Democratic Republic of Congo

  Percentage
Use of modern contraception
 No 92.9
 Yes 7.1
Level of education
 No education 21.0
 Primary education 45.1
 Secondary education 32.4
 Higher education 1.5
Wealth quintiles
 Poorest 26.3
 Poorer 23.5
 Middle 20.9
 Richer 16.6
 Richest 12.7
Currently working
 No 23.6
 Yes 76.4
Age of respondents 28.0a (range: 15.0 to 49.0)
Residence of province
 Kinshasa 5.5
 Bandundu 13.5
 Bas-Congo 4.4
 Equateur 15.9
 Kasai-Occidental 9.5
 Kasai-Oriental 12.4
 Katanga 12.7
 Maniema 4.8
 Nord-Kivu 5.3
 Orientale 10.5
 Sud-Kivu 5.5
Urban-rural residence
 Urban 29.4
 Rural 70.6
Religious affiliations
 Christian 95.5
 Non-Christian 4.5
Number of children
 Less than three 29.7
 Three to five 40.5
 More than five 29.8
  1. aFor age of respondents, mean and range were reported