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Table 2 Participants Characteristics

From: Determinants of adolescent pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Author Study setting/country Number of participants Gender % (n) Age range (years) Ethnicity Socio-economic status Marital status
Atuyambe et al. (2015) [19] Wakiso district/Uganda 156 Females 50.6% (79), Males 49.4% (77) 10--19 not described No employment status described not indicated
Hokororo et al. (2015) [27] Mwanza region/Tanzania 49 Females 100% (49) 15-20 Sukuma tribe Non was employed Legally married (2) Living with partner/boyfriend (40) Single or not living with partners (7)
R. Jewkes et al. (2001) [35] Gugulethu and Khayelitsha, Cape Town/South Africa 544 Females 100% (544) below 19 years not described No employment status described not indicated
Krugu et al. (2016) [23] Bolgatanga Municipality/Ghana 20 Females 100% (20) 14-19 not described High school students non was married
McCleary-Sills et al. (2013) [28] Tanzania 82 Females 100% (82) 12--17 not described No employment status described not indicated
G. Mchunu et al. (2012) [38] Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga/ South Africa 3123 Female 45.4% (1418), Males 54.6% (1705) 18-24 not described No employment status described not indicated
P.T. Mngadi et al. (2003) [46] Mbabane/Swaziland 31 Females 100% (31) 15-19 not described Non was employed not indicated
Mushwana et al. (2015) [15] Greater Giyani Municipality/South Africa 147 Females 100% (147) 10--19 not described No employment status described Married (5), Single (136), Other (4)
Okigbo & Speizer (2015) [40] Nairobi,Mombasa,Kisumu,Machakos, Kakamega/Kenya 2020 Female 100% (2020) 15-24 not described Not employed 467, Student 658, Employed 895 non has ever been married
Salami et al. (2014) [41] Ogbomosho, Oyo State/Nigeria participants 174, key informants 12 Females 100% (174 + 12) 10-20 and above not described Not employed 34, Student 62, Trading 45, Others 33 not indicated
Silberschmidt & Rasch (2001) [29] Dar es Salaam/Tanzania 51 Females 100% (51) 15-19 Not specific Students 25, Employed 26 non was married
Taffa et al. (2003) [42] Nyanza region/Kenya 1247 Females 100% (1247) 12--19 Not specific students 233, not in school 331 married or co-habiting (253), not married (331)
Tilahun et al. (2012) [43] Eastern Hararghe, Oromia region/Ethiopia 394 Females 301 (301), Males 23.6% (93) 18-24 (219), 25-35 (143), 36 and above [32] Oromiffa Nurses (119), Health Extension Workers (236), Health Assistants [21] Married (245), Single (149)
Warenius et al. (2006) [44] Kenya and Zambia 707 Females 92% (651), Male 8% (56) 22-60 Not specific Enrolled Nurses (502), Registred Nurses (200), Dispensary Techs [5] not indicated
M. Were (2007) [45] Busia District/Kenya 258 Females 78.7% (203), Male 21.3% (55) 10--19 not described No employment status described not indicated
K Wood & R Jewkes (2006) [30] Limpopo Province/South Africa 35 Females 100% (35) 14-20 Not specific No employment status described non was married
L. Wooda & F. Hendricks (2016) [31] South Africa 24 Females 58.3% (14) Males 41.7% (10) Below 18 years not described grade 11 learners not indicated
A. Yidana et al. (2015) [32] Yendi Municipality /Ghana 400 Females 62.8% (251), Males 37.3% (149) 14-19 Dagomba No employment status described Cohabiting (19), Divorced (1), Married (76), Single (292), Widowed (12)
M. Marston et al. (2013) [37] Korogocho and Viwandani/Kenya 1754   12--16 Swahili No employment status described not indicated
E. Alhassan (2015) [34] Talensi District/Ghana 310 Females 100% (310) not specific Telensi Junior High School Students not indicated
S. P. Adzitey et al. (2013) [33] Fumbisi, Builsa District/Ghana 20 Females 100% (20) 14-20 Builsa (65%), Kasena (15%), Mamprusi (10%), Bimoba (5%) and Sisala (5%) Students (95%), No education (5%) Married (19), Single (1)
Ogori et al. (2013) [39] Kontagora LocalGovernment Area, Niger State/Nigeria 40 Not specific Not specific Not specific No employment status described not indicated
Lambani M.N (2015) [36] Limpopo Province/South Africa 10 Females 10% (10) 17-18 not described Non was employed not indicated
Gyan C. (2013) [26] Chorkor, Greater Accra Region/Ghana 55 Females 100% (55) not specific Ga-Dangme and Akan No employment status described not indicated