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Table 1 Percentage distribution of variables in the sample included in the analysis, women, 15–49, Kenya 2008/09 [Unweighted]

From: Pregnancy wantedness, frequency and timing of antenatal care visit among women of childbearing age in Kenya

Characteristics % Number of cases
Timing of first ANC   
 None 11.1 445
 Late 75.0 3011
 Early 13.9 558
Frequency of ANC   
 None 11.1 445
 1–3 visits 43.3 1740
 4+ visits 45.6 1829
Pregnancy wantedness   
 Wanted 58.3 2341
 Mistimed 24.0 964
 Unwanted 17.7 709
Region   
 Nairobi 8.2 328
 Central 9.8 393
 Coast 14.3 574
 Eastern 12.9 517
 Nyanza 17.6 708
 Rift Valley 17.0 683
 Western 12.6 504
 North Eastern 7.7 307
Residence   
 Rural 73.3 2941
 Urban 26.7 1073
Education   
 None 18.4 739
 Primary 56.2 2257
 Secondary or higher 25.4 1018
Household wealth   
 Poor 40.9 1641
 Medium 32.6 1309
 Rich 26.5 1064
Marital status   
 Never married 8.6 347
 Currently married 82.3 3305
 Formerly married 9.1 362
Age   
 15–24 34.8 1397
 25–34 45.1 1811
 35–49 20.1 806
Parity   
 1 21.8 878
 2–4 50.5 2026
 5 and above 27.7 1110
Working status   
 No 43.9 1762
 Yes 56.1 2252
Preceding birth interval   
 First borns 21.8 878
 Less than 25 months 18.0 721
 25–36 months 24.2 972
 37+ months 36.0 1443
Total (N) 100.0 4014