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Table 2 Median modern contraceptive prevalence and demand for family planning satisfied by modern methods (mDFPS) by adolescent group and world region

From: Contraception in adolescence: the influence of parity and marital status on contraceptive use in 73 low-and middle-income countries

World region Number of countries Median modern contraceptive prevalence Median mDFPS
Not married Married no children Married 1+ children Not married Married no children Married 1+ children
West & Central Africa 21 30.5 2.9 9.2 32.7 12.6 17.8
Eastern & Southern Africa 16 34.6 7.1 40.3 42.4 17.2 60.5
Europe & Central Asia 9 71.4 3.9 25.4 80.7 36.3 45.9
South Asia 3 10.3 5.8 22.0 29.7 18.5 33.5
East Asia & Pacific 8 15.6 9.0 33.4 17.1 27.0 56.3
Latin America & Caribbean 16 48.8 29.0 55.6 54.8 50.4 63.7
Total 73 37.0 5.2 30.0 43.2 18.8 40.3