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Table 2 Distribution of gender-equitable attitudes among women living in six cities in Nigeria

From: Gender norms and modern contraceptive use in urban Nigeria: a multilevel longitudinal study

  2010/2011 survey 2014 Survey
Weighted % Weighted %
Gender-equitable attitudes towards: Individual Neighborhood Individual Neighborhood
Wife beating
 Low level (score = 0–6) 32.8 64.4 19.1 36.5
 High level (score = 7) 67.2 35.6 80.9 63.5
Household decision-making
 Low level (score = 0–2) 55.9 49.5 37.4 26.9
 High level (score = 3–4) 44.1 50.5 62.6 73.1
Couples’ family planning decisions
 Low level (score = 0–6) 60.4 71.1 42.2 34.3
 High level (score = 7–9) 39.6 28.9 57.8 65.7
Family planning efficacy
 Low level (score = 0–5) 56.0 74.1 33.6 34.4
 High level (score = 6–8) 44.0 25.9 66.4 65.6