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Table 1 Distribution of respondents by selected background characteristics

From: Fertility intentions and the adoption of long-acting and permanent contraception (LAPM) among women: evidence from Western Kenya

Background characteristics % Number of women clients
Fertility intention
 Wants no more children 6.6 1892
 Wants another child within 2 years 9.1 2598
 Wants another child after 2 years 37.0 10,547
 Missing/Non-numeric response 47.3 13,478
Age
 15–24 45.9 13,078
 25–39 50.3 14,331
 40+ 3.9 1106
Number of children
 0 53.0 15,125
 1–2 17.7 5051
 3–4 16.7 4770
 5+ 12.5 3569
County
 Siaya 67.3 19,197
 Busia 32.7 9318
FP service delivery model
 Facility-based 44.9 12,792
 Mobile service 55.1 15,723
Level of education
 None 4.7 1351
 Primary incomplete 21.8 6220
 Primary complete 18.9 5402
 Secondary+ 12.3 3512
Missing 42.2 12,030
Received counseling on family planning
 Yes 95.5 27,221
 No 4.5 1294
Project status
 New FP user and project beneficiary 42.6 12,144
 Existing FP user and new project beneficiary 21.8 6230
 Existing FP user and project beneficiary 33.4 9529
 Missing 2.1 612
Year of visit/service
 2013 15.0 4263
 2014 62.5 17,823
 2015 22.5 6429
Type of contraceptive method
 None 2.5 725
 Short acting 10.8 3066
 Injectable 29.7 8482
 LAPM s 57.0 16,242
Total 100.0 28,515