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Table 1 Distribution of women in 2006 and 2016

From: Age at first marriage, age at first sex, family size preferences, contraception and change in fertility among women in Uganda: analysis of the 2006–2016 period

Characteristic2006, n = 72812016, n = 15,799p-value
Age
 15–1911.412.30.5575
 20–2421.722.3 
 25–2919.219.0 
 30–3416.715.9 
 35–3912.912.7 
 40–4410.110.1 
 45–498.07.6 
Education
 No education22.211.00.001
 Primary58.657.2 
 Secondary19.231.8 
Residence
 Urban16.526.40.001
 Rural83.573.6 
Contraceptive use
 No77.164.60.001
 Yes22.935.4 
Age at first marriage
 Not married10.713.20.001
 Below 1515.211.2 
 15–1956.449.1 
 20+17.826.5 
Family size preferences
 0–27.57.1< 0.001
 3–440.847.6 
 5+48.043.0 
 Non-numeric3.72.3 
Age at first sexual intercourse
 Below 1520.119.0< 0.001
 15–1955.069.6 
 20+24.911.5