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Table 3 % women reporting first birth before aged 20 years, disaggregated by age and highest education/literacy level

From: Adolescent first births in East Africa: disaggregating characteristics, trends and determinants

Highest level of education
Uganda 2011 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20
No education 20.0 31.3 23.8 75.0
Primary 16.8 25.8 28.6 71.2
Secondary 6.3 15.2 22.2 43.6
Higher 0.8 1.5 3.1 5.4
Kenya 2008/ 9 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20
No education 26.6 27.4 23.4 77.4
Primary 10.4 23.8 26.9 61.1
Secondary 2.6 7.9 15.0 25.6
Higher 0.0 4.1 2.4 6.5
Tanzania 2010 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20
No education 13.7 36.2 25.5 75.4
Primary 6.9 21.4 33.1 61.4
Secondary 1.4 4.8 12.3 18.5
Higher 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Literacy
Uganda 2011 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20
Cannot read at all 21.6 26.5 30.0 78.1
Able to read only parts of sentence 15.0 26.4 29.0 70.4
Able to read whole sentence 7.1 16.4 20.9 44.4
Kenya 2008/ 9 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20
Cannot read at all 28.8 22.3 21.7 72.8
Able to read only parts of sentence 8.6 29.9 28.9 67.5
Able to read whole sentence 5.5 14.9 19.5 39.9
Tanzania 2010 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20
Cannot read at all 13.5 31.8 26.8 72.1
Able to read only parts of sentence 14.2 28.3 32.7 75.2
Able to read whole sentence 3.9 16.3 28.2 48.4