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Table 1 Selected Background of Respondents

From: Women’s attitudes and beliefs towards specific contraceptive methods in Bangladesh and Kenya

Characteristics Matlab Nairobi Homa Bay
Educational attainment (%)
 Primary or less 30.4 60.4 77.5
 Secondary or higher 69.6 39.6 22.5
Current FP method use (%) (1)
 No use 40.7 24.6 35.5
 Pills 25.4 8.4 2.7
 Injectables 17.7 32.4 26.8
 Implants 2.2 19.8 17.9
 Condoms 5.5 1.7 8.1
 Other 8.5 13.2 8.9
Women want no more children (%) 44.8 27.0 29.2
Mean age of women 29.3 29.1 27.9
Mean number of living children 1.9 2.3 3.4
Total Number of Respondents 2605 2812 2424
  1. (1) If more than one method is used, only the most effective method is included in this table