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Table 1 Sociodemographic profile of women of reproductive age who reported on unmet need for Family Planning in Gambia and Mozambique

From: Determinants of unmet need for family planning in Gambia & Mozambique: implications for women’s health

  Gambia Mozambique
N No unmet need (82.14%) Has unmet need (17.86%) N No unmet need (79.21%) Has unmet need (20.79%)
Age       
 15–19 2454 27.05 [25.90, 28.23] 6.76 [5.49, 8.30] 3065 23.04 [22.10, 24.01] 19.31 [17.65, 21.08]
 20–24 2087 21.31 [20.17, 22.50] 17.93 [15.86, 20.21] 2468 17.6 [16.70, 18.53] 18.84 [17.23, 20.57]
 25–29 1750 16.38 [15.31, 17.50] 24.9 [22.42, 27.56] 2340 16.13 [15.31, 16.98] 18.17 [16.59, 19.87]
 30–34 1471 13.64 [12.79, 14.55] 19.73 [17.54, 22.11] 1975 14.26 [13.49, 15.06] 15.59 [14.10, 17.20]
 35–39 1090 9.38 [8.59, 10.23] 14.61 [12.85, 16.56] 1691 11.8 [11.08, 12.57] 14.44 [13.05, 15.95]
 40–44 761 6.76 [5.95, 7.68] 10.67 [8.82, 12.85] 1156 8.37 [7.75, 9.04] 8.66 [7.50, 9.97]
45–49 569 5.47 [4.86, 6.15] 5.41 [4.29, 6.80] 1050 8.8 [8.15, 9.50] 5 [4.12, 6.04]
Residency       
 Urban 4487 57.56 [51.64, 63.28] 49.08 [42.89, 55.30] 5804 34.62 [31.95, 37.39] 35.14 [31.64, 38.81]
 Rural 5695 42.44 [36.72, 48.36] 50.92 [44.70, 57.11] 7941 65.38 [62.61, 68.05] 64.86 [61.19, 68.36]
Education       
 No education 5040 43.8 [41.09, 46.55] 58.67 [54.83, 62.41] 3773 31.66 [29.65, 33.74] 29.59 [26.85, 32.50]
 Primary 1434 13.38 [12.23, 14.63] 15.43 [13.25, 17.89] 6774 49.66 [47.88, 51.43] 52.47 [49.77, 55.17]
 Secondary 3260 36.82 [34.50, 39.21] 22.86 [20.13, 25.85] 2943 17.24 [15.69, 18.92] 16.96 [14.79, 19.36]
 Higher 448 6.0 [4.95, 7.25] 3.04 [2.06, 4.46] 255 1.44 [1.02, 2.03] 0.98 [0.62, 1.55]
Occupation       
 Not working 4939 51.76 [49.18, 54.33] 43.3 [39.44, 47.23] 7448 53.72 [51.79, 55.63] 54.05 [50.95, 57.13]
 Professional/technical/managerial 2403 26.91 [24.46, 29.51] 28.46 [25.11, 32.06] 2645 15.78 [14.65, 16.98] 15.77 [14.17, 17.51]
 Agricultural—self Employed 2780 21.33 [17.96, 25.14] 28.25 [23.99, 32.93] 3652 30.5 [28.34, 32.76] 30.18 [26.76, 33.83]
Wealth index       
 Poorest 2131 16.61 [14.05, 19.53] 18.93 [15.95, 22.33] 1833 19.04 [17.04, 21.21] 18.34 [15.39, 21.71]
 Poorer 2238 17.64 [15.45, 20.07] 21.76 [18.58, 25.32] 2109 18.57 [17.16, 20.06] 18.52 [16.46, 20.77]
 Middle 1979 18.46 [16.30, 20.83] 20.6 [17.98, 23.49] 2399 18.9 [17.35, 20.56] 18.1 [16.13, 20.25]
 Richer 1703 21.08 [18.52, 23.89] 19.84 [16.49, 23.67] 2946 19.91 [18.19, 21.74] 21.54 [18.99, 24.34]
 Richest 2131 26.21 [22.73, 30.00] 18.86 [15.46, 22.82] 4458 23.59 [21.42, 25.91] 23.5 [20.88, 26.33]
Media access       
 No 1008 7.62 [6.18, 9.36] 10.46 [8.12, 13.37] 3629 28.17 [26.50, 29.91] 26.05 [23.94, 28.27]
 Yes 9100 92.38 [90.64, 93.82] 89.54 [86.63, 91.88] 10116 71.83 [70.09, 73.50] 73.95 [71.73, 76.06]
Religion       
 Islam 9866 95.61 [93.26, 97.16] 96.41 [93.16, 98.15] 9997 70.25 [67.77, 72.62] 72.59 [69.48, 75.49]
 Other 304 4.39 [2.84, 6.74] 3.59 [1.85, 6.84] 3748 29.75 [27.38, 32.23] 27.41 [24.51, 30.52]
Sex of household head       
 Male 7846 75.73 [73.00, 78.28] 82.65 [79.40, 85.49] 8501 64.12 [62.52, 65.69] 66.75 [64.40, 69.01]
 Female 2336 24.27 [21.72, 27.00] 17.35 [14.51, 20.60] 5244 35.88 [34.31, 37.48] 33.25 [30.99, 35.60]
Ever had a terminated pregnancy       
 No 9230 91.2 [90.09, 92.19] 88.35 [85.94, 90.39] 12423 90.85 [90.02, 91.61] 92.61 [91.35, 93.70]
 Yes 947 8.8 [7.81, 9.91] 11.65 [9.61, 14.06] 1322 9.15 [8.39, 9.98] 7.39 [6.30, 8.65]