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Table 2 Demographic data for male and female community participants

From: Male partner influence on family planning and contraceptive use: perspectives from community members and healthcare providers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Demographic Characteristics

Community males (n = 25)

Community females (n = 78)

 

Percent %

N

Percent %

N

Age

23.8 years [15–40]

 

26.4 years [15–49]

 

 Female

 

75.0 (n = 78)

103

 Male

24.27

103

 

Education

 Below completed secondary school level

84.0

21

48.7

38

 Above completed secondary school level

16.0

4

51.3

40

Relationship status

 Regular partner, > 1 yr., not living together

28.0

7

62.0

48

 Regular partner, < 1 yr., not living together

28.0

7

21.0

16

 Regular partner, > 1 yr., living together

8.0

2

3.0

2

 Married

0

0

3.0

2

 Divorced

0

0

1.0

1

 Casual partner

16.0

4

0

0

 No current partner

4.0

1

10.0

8

 Multiple partners

16.0

4

0

0

Sexual and reproductive history

 Positive Pregnancy

32.0

8

66.6

52

 Unplanned pregnancies

87.5

7

86.5

45

 Planned pregnancies

12.5

1

15.3

8

Current contraceptive use

 None

12.0

3

19.2

15

 Male condoms

68.0

17

60.2

47

 3 monthly injection

24.0

6

24.0

19

 Pill

8.0

2

2.5

2

 Implant

4.0

1

8.9

8