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Table 8 Trends in % women reporting first adolescent birth disaggregated by age group and wealth quintile*

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

Uganda 1995 2011 Average annual %rate of change
  <16 16/17 18/19 <20 <16 16/17 18/19 <20 <16 16/17 18/19 <20
Lowest 17.1 26.6 30.8 74.4 19.5 28.5 27.8 75.8 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.1
Second 20.2 24.3 22.2 66.6 15.9 26.6 28.3 70.8 -1.3 0.6 1.7 0.4
Middle 14.4 27.0 27.3 68.5 8.9 23.2 29.1 61.2 -2.4 -0.9 0.4 -0.7
Fourth 12.0 28.8 30.2 70.8 13.1 17.9 27.7 58.7 0.6 -2.4 -0.5 -1.1
Highest 8.4 18.8 26.3 53.5 8.3 12.8 15.2 36.3 -0.1 -2.0 -2.6 -2.0
Ratio richest/poorest 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5     
Kenya 1993 2008/ 9 Average annual % rate of change
  <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20
Lowest 14.6 24.1 26.3 65.0 20.2 24.9 28.1 73.1 2.4 0.2 0.4 0.8
Second 13.7 21.2 29.4 64.3 8.6 21.7 25.1 55.4 -2.3 0.1 -0.9 -0.9
Middle 6.5 19.4 27.9 53.8 9.5 20.7 23.4 53.6 2.9 0.4 -1.0 0.0
Fourth 7.8 17.9 23.0 48.7 6.2 13.9 22.4 42.5 -1.3 -1.4 -0.2 -0.8
Highest 5.6 13.9 18.1 37.6 3.5 12.6 13.4 29.5 -2.3 -0.6 -1.6 -1.3
Ratio richest/poorest 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.4     
Tanzania 1996 2010 Average annual % rate of change
  <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20 <16 16/ 17 18/ 19 <20
Lowest 10.7 27.2 24.5 62.5 11.2 24.5 30.6 66.3 0.3 0.0 0.9 0.4
Second 6.9 17.0 30.0 53.9 6.3 28.1 33.6 68.0 -0.5 8.1 7.0 1.9
Middle 7.1 18.4 30.3 55.8 7.4 22.9 32.8 63.2 0.3 15.9 5.6 0.9
Fourth 7.7 17.2 29.8 54.6 10.0 18.7 27.4 56.2 1.9 10.2 4.2 0.2
Highest 4.5 14.5 22.3 41.3 2.9 14.3 17.2 34.5 -2.2 15.6 1.3 -1.2
Ratio richest/poorest 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.5     
  1. *Please note baseline year is for a later year than for overall/urban/rural trends as data on wealth quintiles not available for earlier surveys.