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Table 1 Description of sample of women who have ever been pregnant or are currently pregnant at the time of the survey among women from six urban sites in Senegal, 2011

From: Unintended pregnancy: magnitude and correlates in six urban sites in Senegal

Urban site Percent N (Unweighted)
  Dakar 41.3 972
  Guédiawaye 10.1 714
  Pikine 12.1 705
  Mbao 22.4 670
  Mbour 6.7 1,305
  Kaolack 7.4 1,403
Age group   
  < 25 19.3 1,171
  25 - 34 40.3 2,364
  35 - 39 17.7 948
  40+ 22.7 1,286
Wealth group   
  Poor 35.7 2,269
  Medium 33.1 2,041
  Rich 31.2 1,459
Level of education   
  None 40.8 2,604
  Primary 37.0 2,101
  Secondary or higher 22.2 1,064
Religion   
  Muslim 91.5 5,502
  Christian and other 8.5 267
Marital status   
  Not married or in union 17.0 856
  Married or in union 83.0 4,913
Type of marriage a   
  Monogamous 70.1 3,393
  Polygynous 29.9 1,520
Worked in the last 12 months   
  Did not work 85.6 4,966
  Worked 14.4 803
Who decides about money   
  Husband alone/someone else 57.9 3,331
  Wife/husband and wife jointly 42.1 2,438
Number of living children   
  <2 31.7 1,657
  2 20.0 1,163
  3 15.4 922
  4+ 32.9 2,027
Ever use of a modern method   
  Ever used 60.3 3,301
  Never used 38.7 2,420
  Don’t know family planning 0.9 48
Discussion of family planning with spouse a   
  Ever discussed 58.4 2,843
  Never discussed 41.6 2,070
Decision making on number of children a   
  Wife/husband and wife jointly 56.8 2,738
  Husband alone/someone else 42.3 2,137
  Missing 1.0 38
N 100.0 5,769
  1. a: Among women in union.